E! Keeps it Real this Spring with Three New Docu-Series: FIRE ISLAND, SECOND WIVES CLUB, and WHAT HAPPENS AT THE ABBEY
— April 27, 2017
– FIRE ISLAND debuts Sunday, April 30; SECOND WIVES CLUB follows on Thursday, May 4; and WHAT HAPPENS AT THE ABBEY, Tuesday, May 23 –
– BELOW DECK: MEDITERRANEAN returns for Season 2, Sunday, May 7 –
TORONTO (April 27, 2017) – From the high seas, to tropical islands, to mansions in the Hamptons, the drama is everywhere this spring as E! adds three new reality series and one returning fan-favourite to its lineup.
Things get steamy when six young men move in together in New York’s LGBTQ beloved summer getaway in the hot new docu-series FIRE ISLAND, airing Sundays at 10 p.m.ET, beginning April 30. Next, viewers get a look at the champagne highs and gold-gilded lows of being a second, third, or even fifth wife of a millionaire husband in the debut of SECOND WIVES CLUB, airing Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET beginning May 4. Then, E!-favourite BELOW DECK: MEDITERRANEAN docks for a second season on Sundays at 8 p.m. ET beginning May 7. Finally, E! brings viewers inside the “Best Gay Bar in the World” to find out exactly WHAT HAPPENS AT THE ABBEY on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET beginning May 23.** Media Note ** Photography for FIRE ISLAND, SECOND WIVES CLUB, BELOW DECK: MEDITERRANEAN, AND WHAT HAPPENS AT THE ABBEY is available online here.
See below for descriptions and preview links for new and returning series. All dates are subject to change. Visit eonline.ca to confirm local broadcast times.
FIRE ISLAND – Sunday, April 30 at 10 p.m. ET – Series Premiere
This unscripted series follows six young professionals living together in a beachfront home for the summer as they search for the romance, temptation, and thrills that have brought the LGBTQ community to New York’s Fire Island for decades. Click here for a look at FIRE ISLAND.
SECOND WIVES CLUB – Thursday, May 4 at 9 p.m. ET – Series Premiere
Six women who are married or engaged to wealthy, powerful men are followed in this brand-new docu-series. Though they may live enviable and luxurious lives, they also have to deal with having stepchildren, managing their own careers, and being a second, third, fourth, or even fifth wife. Click here for a sneak peek of SECOND WIVES CLUB.
BELOW DECK: MEDITERRANEAN– Sunday, May 7 at 8 p.m. ET – Season 2 Premiere
Fan-favourite BELOW DECK: MEDITERRANEAN returns for Season 2 as celebrity chef Ben Robinson and eight new crew members embark on the 150’ luxury yacht, Ionian Princess, around the Greek Isles. With demanding guests, cultural differences, and a predominately single group, it’s guaranteed to be a rocky ride, even for the most experienced crew member. Click here to watch a teaser of BELOW DECK: MEDITERRANEAN.
WHAT HAPPENS AT THE ABBEY– Tuesday, May 23 at 9 p.m. ET – Series Premiere
Go behind the bar and inside the lives of employees at the world-famous hotspot The Abbey in West Hollywood, CA, where labels are abandoned and everyone comes to mix and mingle with celebrities. Managed by owner David Cooley, the staff juggles delivering first-rate service to the VIP patrons, relationship drama, and the pursuit of their own Hollywood dreams. Click here to find out WHAT HAPPENS AT THE ABBEY, use password “PRESS CUT”.
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