Devon Franklin is joining as ‘married at first sight’ as one of the new experts
Each season of Lifetime’s Married at First Sight comes with a new selection of singles looking to marry a stranger, hoping to find them happily, consistency is usually expert. Over the past few years, relationship counselors supporting the newlyweds have had similar faces before and throughout the eight-week experiment: Dr. Paper Schwartz, Pastor Calvin Roberson, and Drs. Viviana Coles. But fans are getting to see new faces for the 15th season of the series, which is set to debut this summer.
As Coles exited the series, Devon Franklin entered the expert role. If the name sounds familiar, because you know it well. In addition to being a real relationship consultant, Franklin is also a Hollywood producer and best-selling author of the New York Times. He is a well-known psychiatrist in sex and couples therapy. Along with Pia Holek, emerging expert Dr. They will help guide the couple.
Franklin has written four books, two of which focused on love and relationships. It includes the truth about the men of 2019: what men and women need to know, and the wait for 2016. The latter was co-written with his ex-wife, actress Megan Good. The couple had been married for more than nine years before Franklin filed for divorce in December 2021.
“After much prayer and reflection, we have decided to move on to our future independently but are permanently connected,” he said in a joint statement at the time. “We have been together for almost a decade now, and a love that lasts forever. There is nothing wrong with that, we believe that this is the next best chapter in the evolution of our love. We are extremely grateful for the life-changing years we spent together as husband and wife. We are very thankful to God for creating a witness between the two of us and for blessing each other in our lives. ”
Franklin and Holek (pictured above) will be advising the five couples from San Diego, the show’s first entry into the West Coast. Season 15 premieres on Lifetime 8p / 7c on July 6, followed by Matchmaking Special on 22nd June and Kickoff Special on 29th June with Kevin Frazier, both at 8 / 7c. Marriage at First Sight: Afterparty, all the love and drama viewers who appear in front of the cameras with the help of show participants, will follow each new episode of the series. It is hosted by Cassia Night Pulium and airs Wednesday nights at 11p / 10c.