VH1 Re-Ups 'Dating Naked'

VH1 said Monday that it has renewed its reality series Dating Naked for a third season.

 The series, which puts would be couples together in the buff before their first date, will air the second season finale this Wednesday (Sept. 16), said network officials.

Dating Naked’s sophomore season has improved the audience in its time period among adults 18-49 by (133%), compared the same period last year, said VH1.

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.