The Courtship
GenreDating game show
Presented byRick Edwards
StarringNicole Remy
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13
Production
Executive producers
  • Sharon Levy
  • DJ Nurre
  • Michael Heyerman
  • Anthony Dominici
  • Shyam Balsé
  • Susy Price
  • Andy Cadman
Production companies
Original release
Network
ReleaseMarch 6 (2022-03-06) –
May 25, 2022 (2022-05-25)

The Courtship is an American reality television dating game show that premiered on NBC on March 6, 2022.

Format

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Court

Contestants

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The contestants were revealed on February 14, 2022.[1]

Name Hometown Outcome Place Ref
Mr. Daniel Bochicchio Staten Island, New York Winner
(Episode 13)
1st [1]
Mr. Jesse Judge Strongsville, Ohio Runner-up
(Episode 13)
2nd
Mr. Christian Lee Cones Los Angeles, California Eliminated
(Episode 12)
3rd
Mr. Lincoln Chapman Nashville, Tennessee Eliminated
(Episode 11)
4th
Mr. Miles Nazaire Chelsea, London Eliminated
(Episode 10)
5th
Mr. Daniel "Dan" Hunter Los Angeles, California Eliminated
(Episode 9)
6th
Mr. Jaquan Holland Los Angeles, California Eliminated
(Episode 8)
7th
Mr. Charlie Mumbray Kent, South East England Eliminated
(Episode 8)
8th
Capt. Danny Kim Seoul, South Korea Eliminated
(Episode 6)
9th
Dr. Tim Hatem Belfast, Northern Ireland Eliminated
(Episode 5)
10th
Mr. Giuseppe Castronovo Point Pleasant, New Jersey Eliminated
(Episode 4)
11th
Mr. Nate Shanklin Sacramento, California Eliminated
(Episode 4)
12th
Mr. Alex "Achilles" King San Diego, California Eliminated
(Episode 3)
13th
Mr. Peter Saffa Defiance, Missouri Eliminated
(Episode 3)
14th
Mr. Derek Kesseler Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Eliminated
(Episode 2)
15th
Mr. Chandler "Chan" Luxe West Hollywood, California Eliminated
(Episode 2)
16th
Dr. Jarrett Schanzer Miami, Florida Eliminated
(Episode 1)
17th
Mr. Lewis Echavarria Miami, Florida Eliminated
(Episode 1)
18th
Mr. Caleb Ward Hampton, Virginia Eliminated
(Episode 1)
19th

Elimination chart

Legend
      The contestant won The Courtship
      The contestant was the runner-up
      The contestant was safe
      The contestant was introduced and safe
      The contestant was introduced yet was up for elimination but received a dance card
      The contestant was up for elimination but received a dance card
      The contestant was eliminated from the competition
Contestants Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 Episode 5 Episode 6 Episode 7 Episode 8 Episode 9 Episode 10 Episode 11 Episodes 12/13
Mr. Daniel Bochicchio Safe Safe Safe Dance Card Safe Dance Card Safe Safe Safe Safe Dance Card Winner
Mr. Jesse Judge N/A Safe Safe Dance Card Safe Dance Card Safe Safe Dance Card Dance Card Runner- Up
Mr. Christian Lee Cones Safe Dance Card Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Dance Card Safe Dance Card Eliminated
Mr. Lincoln Chapman Safe Safe Dance Card Safe Safe Safe Safe Dance Card Dance Card Safe Eliminated
Mr. Miles Nazaire N/A Dance Card Safe Safe Eliminated
Mr. Daniel "Dan" Hunter Safe Safe Safe Safe Dance Card Safe Safe Dance Card Eliminated
Mr. Jaquan Holland Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Dance Card Eliminated
Mr. Charlie Mumbray Safe Dance Card Safe Safe Safe Dance Card Safe Eliminated
Capt. Danny Kim Dance Card Dance Card Safe Dance Card Safe Eliminated
Dr. Tim Hatem N/A Safe Safe Eliminated
Mr. Giuseppe Castronovo Safe Safe Dance Card Eliminated
Mr. Nate Shanklin Safe Safe Dance Card Eliminated
Mr. Alex "Achilles" King Safe Safe Eliminated
Mr. Peter Saffa Dance Card Safe Eliminated
Mr. Derek Kesseler Safe Eliminated
Mr. Chandler "Chan" Luxe Dance Card Eliminated
Dr. Jarrett Schanzer Eliminated
Mr. Lewis Echavarria Eliminated
Mr. Caleb Ward Eliminated

Production

On July 7, 2021, it was announced that Peacock had made a series order for a dating show titled Pride & Prejudice: An Experiment in Romance.[2] On February 1, 2022, it was announced that the series, titled The Courtship, will move to NBC and premiere on March 6, 2022.[3] On February 14, 2022, the leading lady and suitors were announced.[1] On March 16, 2022, the series was moved from NBC to USA Network due to low ratings.[4]

Episodes

No.Title [5][6]Original air date [5][6]U.S. viewers
(millions)
NBC
1"First Impressions"March 6, 2022 (2022-03-06)0.99[7]
Ms. Nicole Remy, a woman tired of modern dating, is transported to Regency-era England in the hope of finding love; at a 19th-century English castle, 16 eligible suitors arrive to attempt to win Ms. Remy's heart and the approval of her trusted court.
2"Acts of Chivalry"March 13, 2022 (2022-03-13)0.62[8]
The suitors join Ms. Rémy and her court for a day at the lake and attempt to out-romance one another with acts of chivalry in hopes of impressing Mr. and Dr. Rémy; at the weekly farewell ball, Ms. Rémy reveals whose journey is ending.
USA Network
3"Test of Sportsmanship"March 24, 2022 (2022-03-24)0.08[9]
The suitors attempt to win Ms. Rémy's good favour while displaying gentlemanly sportsmanship in a spirited game of cricket; one suitor, however, takes his eye off the ball and sets off a scandal that ends in an explosive Farewell Ball.
4"Two New Suitors"March 30, 2022 (2022-03-30)0.14[10]
Tensions run high with the arrival of two surprise guests; at a country fair, the suitors fervently try to win Ms. Rémy's affection; after a flirty fencing date, Ms. Rémy must decide who to send home.
5"Table Manners"April 6, 2022 (2022-04-06)0.11[11]
A mysterious arrival turns the castle on its head; the competition heats up at a Regency-era archery event; a private dinner is rudely interrupted by one suitor who sends Ms. Rémy into a tailspin.
6"Parents on Leave"April 13, 2022 (2022-04-13)0.13[12]
A suitor sneaks into the castle causing rumours to start swirling during a wild party; one deserving suitor is selected for a private solo date in the garden and deep trauma surfaces during their time together.
7"A French Kiss"April 20, 2022 (2022-04-20)0.13[13]
Suitors reveal their secrets at the masquerade ball; a high-society stranger arrives to romance Ms. Rémy, which ruffles the suitors' feathers and ignites a battle of the Brits.
8"Battle of the Brits"April 27, 2022 (2022-04-27)0.11[14]
Mr. and Mrs. Rémy return to host an exquisite dinner for Ms. Rémy and her suitors; uncomfortable secrets are revealed at the invite-only Parlour Games; Ms. Remy puts the eligible bachelors to the test during clay pigeon shooting.
9"The Strongest Prevail"May 4, 2022 (2022-05-04)0.18[15]
The remaining suitors display their physical prowess and stamina at the Festival of Strength, in order to win private time with Ms. Rémy; as one suitor's intentions are questioned, Ms. Rémy has to decide who and what to believe.
10"Carousel of Events"May 11, 2022 (2022-05-11)0.10[16]
Ms. Rémy and her court grill the remaining five suitors on commitment. At a 19th Century Pleasure Garden, fortunes are told and feelings are exposed. Later, a telling conversation in the gentlemen's parlour reveals not everything is as it seems.
11"A Secret Revealed"May 18, 2022 (2022-05-18)0.13[17]
Ms. Rémy's final four suitors must demonstrate just how hard they're willing to work for love. A regency style brunch is interrupted with a heartbreaking revelation. Who will Ms. Rémy bid adieu this week?
12 (Part 1)
13 (Part 2)
"Commitment of a Lifetime"May 25, 2022 (2022-05-25)0.12[18]
The final three suitors get the opportunity to impress Ms. Rémy in the modern world, but only two can return to the Regency era for a glittering ball where the Court will decide which of the final two deserve their blessing.

Reception

Viewership and ratings per episode of The Courtship
No. Title Air date Timeslot (ET) Rating
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
DVR
(18–49)
DVR viewers
(millions)
Total
(18–49)
Total viewers
(millions)
1 "First Impressions" March 6, 2022 Sunday 8:00 p.m. 0.2 0.99[7] TBD TBD TBD TBD
2 "Acts of Chivalry" March 13, 2022 0.1 0.62[8] TBD TBD TBD TBD
3 "Test of Sportsmanship" March 24, 2022 Thursday 12:01 a.m. 0.0 0.08[9] TBD TBD TBD TBD
4 "Two New Suitors" March 30, 2022 Wednesday 11:01 p.m. 0.1 0.14[10] TBD TBD TBD TBD
5 "Table Manners" April 6, 2022 0.0 0.11[11] TBD TBD TBD TBD
6 "Parents on Leave" April 13, 2022 0.0 0.13[12] TBD TBD TBD TBD
7 "A French Kiss" April 20, 2022 0.1 0.13[13] TBD TBD TBD TBD
8 "Battle of the Brits" April 27, 2022 Wednesday 11:12 p.m. 0.0 0.11[14] TBD TBD TBD TBD
9 "The Strongest Prevail" May 4, 2022 Wednesday 11:06 p.m. 0.1 0.18[15] TBD TBD TBD TBD
10 "Carousel of Events" May 11, 2022 Wednesday 11:01 p.m. 0.0 0.10[16] TBD TBD TBD TBD
11 "A Secret Revealed" May 18, 2022 0.0 0.13[17] TBD TBD TBD TBD
12/13 "Commitment of a Lifetime" May 25, 2022 Wednesday 11:33 p.m. 0.0 0.12[18] TBD TBD TBD TBD

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "This Valentine's Day Swiping Is Out and Courting Is in as NBC Announces a Heroine and Her Suitors Looking for Love on "The Courtship"" (Press release). NBC. February 14, 2022. Retrieved March 4, 2022 – via The Futon Critic.
  2. ^ "Peacock Embarks on a Regency-Style Quest for Love with New Dating Series "Pride & Prejudice: An Experiment in Romance"" (Press release). Peacock. July 7, 2021. Retrieved March 4, 2022 – via The Futon Critic.
  3. ^ "NBC to Debut "The Courtship" on Sunday, March 6 at 8 p.m. ET/PT" (Press release). NBC. February 1, 2022. Retrieved March 4, 2022 – via The Futon Critic.
  4. ^ Mitovich, Matt Webb (March 16, 2022). "The Courtship Moved From NBC to USA". TVLine. Retrieved March 16, 2022.
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