Tough Love (TV series)

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Tough Love
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Also known as Tough Love: Co-Ed
Genre Reality
Presented by
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 6
No. of episodes 60
Executive producer(s)
  • Jim Berger
  • Nancy Juvonen
  • Drew Barrymore
  • Ember Truesdell
  • Chris Miller
  • Steve Ward
  • JoAnn Ward
  • Richard Hall
  • Elizabeth Grizzle Voorhees
  • Jill Holmes
  • Kristen Kelly
  • Laurel Stier
Running time 42 minutes
Production company(s) Flower Films
High Noon Entertainment
Distributor RDF Rights[1]
Original channel VH1
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Original release March 15, 2009 (2009-03-15) – present
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Tough Love is an American reality television series that airs on VH1 and premiered on March 15, 2009.[2] 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.

Season 1[edit]

Main article: Tough Love (season 1)

The first season premiered on March 15, 2009, and featured eight women seeking relationship help.

Season 2[edit]

Main article: Tough Love (season 2)

The second season premiered on November 15, 2009, and featured nine women seeking relationship help.

Season 3[edit]

Main article: Tough Love Couples

The third season was announced before the second season had completed. It was the first season to include couples,[3] and premiered April 12, 2010.

Season 4[edit]

Main article: Tough Love Miami

Season 4 of Tough Love Miami premiered on October 2, 2011.

Season 5[edit]

Season 5 of Tough Love was set in New Orleans and premiered in summer 2012

Season 6[edit]

Main article: Tough Love: Co-Ed

Season 6 features both guys and girls.


  1. ^ Guthrie, Marisa (September 28, 2009). "RDF Ups Wolfe, Expanding Format Acquisitions Push". Broadcasting & Cable. 
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ 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. 

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