Bravo Media puts a ring on it…in the new year with a 90-minute premiere of the docu-series “Newlyweds: The First Year” on Sunday, January 3 at 9pm ET/PT. Documenting the trials, tribulations and triumphs of newlyweds during the entire first year of marriage, season three follows four new couples – Rochelle and Rob Brann, Erica and Adonis Gladney, Brandon Liberati and Craig Ramsay and Tara and Rob Radcliffe. From difficult in-laws to fertility struggles and adultery, these couples put love to the test in each compelling, hour-long episode. Although the journeys of the couples’ paths never cross, their stories offer a common thread that exposes the true joys and challenges of married life.
Episode two of “Newlyweds: The First Year” airs in the series’ regularly scheduled timeslot on Wednesday, January 6 at 10pm ET/PT.
Meet the new couples:
Rochelle and Rob Brann – New York, NY
A true millennial couple, Rob and Ro met at Rob’s college fraternity party and it was “love at first beer.” Despite their undeniable connection, Rob’s Type A nature and Ro’s laid-back demeanor often causes them to bump heads. Going against Rob’s “master plan,” tensions rise when Ro begins to contemplate whether life would be easier if they moved away from the hustle and bustle of New York City. Further complicating their relationship, Ro seeks to overcome unresolved abandonment issues with her father, while Rob struggles to choose between his professional obligations and his true passion. With a lot of decisions to make, Rob and Ro quickly find themselves at a crossroads in their first year of marriage.
Erica and Adonis Gladney – Phoenix, AZ
Erica, a real estate agent, and Adonis, an entrepreneur, met six years ago at a party and discovered their instant chemistry, but the two face an uphill battle when days before their wedding Adonis makes a last minute revelation. Questioning her trust in Adonis and their future together, can the couple push through their differences and make it down the aisle or will Adonis’ transgressions risk the relationship for good?
Brandon Liberati and Craig Ramsay – Los Angeles, CA
Brandon, a celebrity hairstylist and beauty professional met Craig, a celebrity fitness expert, at a gym in Hollywood over five years ago. They quickly fell in love and rushed into living together in Los Angeles. Working around the world, the two are busier than ever with their careers, but want to approach starting a family. After months of planning, on top of all of the other challenges a newlywed couple faces, Craig and Brandon run into an unexpected roadblock that could completely change the course of their plans for children. Will they be able to rise above the setbacks they encounter, or are they ill prepared for something they didn’t see coming?
Tara and Rob Radcliffe – Malibu, CA
Tara and Rob met while both were working in real estate in Malibu. Although she is previously married, Rob is previously married twice and the two have a twenty-year age gap as well as vastly different backgrounds. In their life as newlyweds, Rob constantly clashes with Tara’s large Persian family which puts a major strain on their marriage. Although head over heels in lust, the two begin to discover that they must deal with old issues as they navigate their first year as newlyweds. When one partner thinks that family comes first and the other struggles to let go of past issues, can Tara and Rob find their happily ever after?
“Newlyweds: The First Year” is produced by Monkey Kingdom with Will Macdonald, Bobbie Birleffi and Anna Geddes serving as executive producers, and Billy Taylor serving as consulting executive producer.