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Do you think it’s possible to find Love In The Wild? Sexy host Darren McMullen says YES!

by Jim on May 25, 2011 · 1 comment

Darren McMullen from LOVE IN THE WILD, premiering June 1st on NBC.

Reality competitions and the search for love have come together on television before but in a new NBC series can true love be found when 20 attractive singles are dropped in the jungles of Costa Rica? In other words, can 10 single men and 10 single women find Love in the Wild? Hosted by Darren McMullen (who also happens to host the Australian version of “Minute to Win It”), the way the show works is that the male and female pairings embark on adventures together that will test their skill of working with someone they barely know while also seeing if romantic sparks fly high or crash and burn. After each adventure together, the couples come together in the ‘Couples Choice Ceremony’ where they each decide whether to stay together for the next adventure or break up and get paired up with someone new.

When McMullen talked to me last week, he explained that while this description may sound a tad excruciating, audiences will find the tone of “Love in the Wild” to be quite lighthearted and fun. What else could possibly go wrong – or right – in the middle of a jungle with a group of attractive, unattached men and women? McMullen shared the ins and outs of the new summer offering.

Jim Halterman: You host “Minute to Win It” in Australia so how did you get involved with American television and “Love in the Wild?”

Darren McMullen: I’ve always wanted to live in America; I love it here. As Murphy’s Law would have it, I’d been [in America] for awhile and I was getting ready to go back to Australia because my Dad was sick and I got a phone call from my agent saying ‘They want to see you for this ‘Love in the Wild’ show and can you come and audition?’ I said ‘I can’t. Family is first and, what can I say, that is more important than work.’ I said I could put something on tape so I grabbed my friend who is a cameraman and we went into some pocket of the jungle. I had this pain in my leg and I looked down and…CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE

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Brittany July 7, 2011 at 11:54 am

I want on this show! Tell me where and how to do it and I am there, one of the best dating shows on TV right now. Seriously, I want in 😉 Thanks!


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