Clear your schedule—you have a date with your couch. After two years, Love is Blind is finally coming back. The hit Netflix dating show slash "social experiment" took over the Internet when it first premiered in Feb. 2020, a mere month before non-IRL dating went from a strange concept to a national reality. Now that the world has changed, we're so excited to see how it will work out with a new cast of singles.
For anyone who missed the frenzy of season 1, Love is Blind takes a group of single people ready for marriage and has them date each other sight unseen. The participants hang out for literal hours from the comfort of their pods, talking through an opaque wall. If they make a connection, they can finally see each other... after they get engaged. Upon meeting, the couples have a month to decide whether they'll get married or go their separate ways. First, they go on vacation together, and then they go back to their native cities—last season, it was Atlanta; now, it's Chicago—where the couples meet each other's families and prepare for the big day. Once they're standing up there on their wedding day, it's up to each contestant whether they say "I do" or walk away.
When does 'Love Is Blind' season 2 come out?
Season 2 of Love is Blind premiered on Netflix on Feb. 11, just in time for the show's two-year anniversary (and Valentine's Day, I guess). The first five episodes will drop with the premiere, followed by four more on Feb. 18 and then the finale on Feb. 25.
Is there a trailer for 'Love is Blind' season 2?
Yes! The full trailer, released a day after the cast reveal, shows some of the singles who find love dealing with life outside of the pods, and it looks like neither the tropical vacation nor the return to real life will be a walk in the park. Brief clips show that the couples will deal with disapproving parents, religious differences, and each other's high expectations on their journey to the altar. Also, did we just see a glimpse of a runaway bride? This is about to be a lot.
What do we know about the cast of 'Love is Blind' season 2?
The 30 new singles are all based in Chicago, a change-up from the first season's locale of Atlanta. Netflix debuted an official cast teaser video to introduce us to the season 2 cast:
What happened after 'Love is Blind' season 1?
As the teaser points out, the Love Is Blind experiment was proven to work in Season 1. After six couples got engaged in the pods, some of them flamed out quickly while others made it all the way to the altar. In the end, two couples, Lauren and Cameron and Amber and Barnett, got married and were still together as last year's "After the Altar" special.
Also, for anyone wondering, both couples are still together! Both Lauren and Amber shared sweet third anniversary tributes on Instagram last November, and there have been plenty of dispatches of the pairs enjoying their married lives.
Quinci LeGardye is a LA-based culture writer who covers TV, movies and pop culture. When she isn’t writing or checking Twitter, she’s probably watching the latest K-drama or giving a concert performance in her car.
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