NBC revs up Race to the Altar

NBC is beginning production Sunday on summer reality show Race to
the Altar
, in which eight betrothed couples compete in challenges that test
the strength of their relationships.

Lisa Dergen, an anchor and reporter from Fox Sports Net, will host the show,
while event designer Colin Cowie will plan the live fantasy wedding awarded to
the winning couple.

The show is a production of NBC Studios, TWI and LMNO Productions.

Robert Horowitz, Eric Schotz and Bill Paolantonio are executive producers.

Paige Albiniak

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.