Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘Say I Do’ offers a wedding-focused twist on the ‘Queer Eye’ formula

Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘Say I Do’ offers a wedding-focused twist on the ‘Queer Eye’ formula

Parts of “Say I Do,” a brand new actuality sequence on Netflix, will really feel fairly acquainted to followers of the streaming service’s widespread reboot of “Queer Eye.”

Like “Queer Eye,” “Say I Do” stars homosexual males who’re specialists in a selected discipline — on this case, inside designer Jeremiah Brent, clothier Thai Nguyen and chef Gabriele Bertaccini. In every episode, the trio is given the only-on-reality-TV process of organizing an elaborate marriage ceremony in a single week. And normally, only one half of the fortunate couple is aware of in regards to the marriage ceremony till a couple of days earlier than it’s scheduled to happen.

As we clarify on the most recent episode of the Original Content podcast, it’s exhausting to withstand comparisons to “Queer Eye,” significantly since “Queer Eye” creator David Collins is an government producer on the brand new present.

But “Say I Do” has its personal distinctive charms. Although its hosts aren’t fairly as aggressively charismatic because the Fab Five, the trio received us over fairly successfully, because of a mixture of spectacular marriage ceremony planning and convincing emotional engagement.

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Put one other method: Nearly each episode ends with its hosts quietly wiping away tears, and the viewers will in all probability discover itself becoming a member of in, as “Say I Do”‘s concentrate on weddings proves to be a dependable template for cathartic conversations.

In addition to our evaluate, we additionally talk about this yr’s Emmys, which noticed Netflix receiving a file variety of nominations.

You can take heed to our evaluate within the participant under, subscribe utilizing Apple Podcasts or discover us in your podcast participant of alternative. If you just like the present, please tell us by leaving a evaluate on Apple. You can even comply with us on Twitter or ship us suggestions straight. (Or recommend reveals and films for us to evaluate!)

And in case you’d wish to skip forward, right here’s how the episode breaks down:
0:00 Intro
0:43 Emmy nominations
10:10 “Say I Do” evaluate


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