the-millionaire-matchmaker-season-premiere-august-18Bravo’s hit docu-series “The Millionaire Matchmaker” returns to Los Angeles for its fifth season, premiering Thursday, August 18 at 9 p.m., ET/PT.  Over the last four seasons viewers have watched Patti Stanger find love for others, while struggling to find her own Prince Charming.  Now she’s newly single and ready to mingle, but is love in store for the famed matchmaker herself?  For a sneak peek at the upcoming season go to:

In each episode, two wealthy clients are set up with dates hand-picked by Patti.  From a former NFL player to “Million Dollar Listing’s” Madison Hildebrand, Patti will be challenged to find love for a very diverse roster of rich singles.  This season, she calls on celebrity friends Tori Spelling and Jenny McCarthy to provide expert advice for her hapless millionaires.  With a brutally blunt approach and a big heart, Patti and her staff – Chief Operating Officer, Destin Pfaff and VP of Matching, Rachel Federoff – give their affluent clients complete transformations with the help of personal shoppers, date coaches and therapists.

An experienced third-generation matchmaker, Patti founded her company Millionaire’s Club in January 2000. With a bestselling book under her belt and an easy-to-follow DVD, “Married in a Year,” Patti’s business continues to flourish. She may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but Patti gives her clients nothing less than her heart and soul in a sincere quest to find them their perfect match.

Season four of “The Millionaire Matchmaker” earned its highest rated season of the series ever among all key demos, averaging 1.9 million total viewers and 1.3 million adults 18-49.  The season finale (1/11/11) scored its highest rated episode in series history among all key demos, delivering 2.6 million total viewers and 1.7 million adults 18-49.  Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+7 data.

Intuitive Entertainment, LLC produced the series for Bravo, with Mechelle Collins, Kevin Dill, Robert Lee, Kathryn Vaughn and Patti Stanger serving as executive producers.

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