Tough Love (TV series)
|Also known as||Tough Love: Co-Ed|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||6|
|No. of episodes||60|
|Running time||42 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Flower Films
High Noon Entertainment
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Original release||March 15, 2009– present|
Tough Love is an American reality television series that airs on VH1 and premiered on March 15, 2009. The host and matchmaker of the show is Steven Ward of the Philadelphia based Master Matchmakers. Steven Ward's mother, JoAnn Ward, offers relationship advice.
The first season premiered on March 15, 2009, and featured eight women seeking relationship help.
The second season premiered on November 15, 2009, and featured nine women seeking relationship help.
The third season was announced before the second season had completed. It was the first season to include couples, and premiered April 12, 2010.
Season 4 of Tough Love Miami premiered on October 2, 2011.
Season 5 of Tough Love was set in New Orleans and premiered in summer 2012
Season 6 features both guys and girls.
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- "VH1 Enlists Brutally Honest, Professional Matchmaker Steven Ward to Teach Women to Find MR. Right in New Series 'Tough Love'". The Futon Critic (Press release). February 25, 2009.
- Hinckley, David (April 11, 2010). "Uncertain lovers on season three of VH1's 'Tough Love Couples' will find insults, not answers". New York Daily News.