Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment puts a ring on the Wedding Talk Original Series Premiere October 13 –
Dive into all things wedding with hosts, Olympic gold medalist and commentator Tara Lipinski, event planner José Rolón and wedding designer Jove Meyer
Premieres exclusively on free streaming apps Chicken Soup for the Soul and Crackle
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Crackle Plus, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (Nasdaq: CSSE) company and one of the largest operators of ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) streaming services, announced today the original series, talk about marriagewith hosts Tara Lipinski, Jose Rolon and Jove Meyer will debut on October 13. talk about marriage will be available exclusively on the Chicken Soup for the Soul and Crackle ad-supported streaming apps, as well as Chicken Soup for the Soul’s free ad-supported streaming (FAST) TV channel.
Olympic gold medalist and Olympic commentator Tara Lipinski goes from sport to fashion as she discusses all things nuptials with wedding planner José Rolón (New York’s Famous Events José Rolón) and lead designer wedding planner Jove Meyer (named Top Planner by Harper’s Bazaar, Bridesand The knot) during each 30-minute episode of Marriage conversation.
The 10-episode series is a deep dive into stunning wedding footage collected on Love Stories TV. The three hosts talk about the destinations, the decor and – of course – the dresses, as well as all the other elements that make these events memorable. This expert trio isn’t about dragging newlyweds down the aisle; In place, talk about marriage is a celebration of every ceremony, a discussion of what’s hot and what’s not in the wedding industry today, and inspiring ideas for viewers to create their own dream day if they open simply their mind to the possibilities.
The series is produced by Jess Loren, Erick Geisler and Matt Hanna for production company To Whom It May Concern LLC, and produced by Michael Winter and David Ellender for Chicken Soup for the Soul Television Group and Rachel Silver of Love Stories TV.
“Our viewers will fall in love with the romance and emotion of the spectacular weddings featured in talk about marriagesaid Jeff Meier, head of programming for Crackle Plus. “We know the world of weddings is an audience favorite, and we’re thrilled to present viewers with a series that allows them to dive and immerse themselves in these beautiful events with talk about marriage.”
“We are thrilled to launch this series on Crackle and Chicken Soup for the Soul, which we believe is a perfect fit for the show,” said Rachel Silver, Founder and CEO of Love Stories TV. “The diversity of their audience, along with a passionate love for wedding content, reflects the variety and inclusiveness of the show and, like the couples we feature, will make a perfect match!”
“We wanted to approach the wedding space in a very untraditional way,” said Jess Loren, executive producer and founder of To Whom It May Concern. “Drawing inspiration from the world of EDM, we created a clubby studio vibe with moody floral graphics and metallic and neon accents on our new LED volume wall. Epic wedding movies deserve an epic delivery on the world’s latest and greatest LED technology.
Tara Lipinski, an internationally renowned figure skater was catapulted onto the world stage when she won the gold medal at the 1998 Nagano Olympics, earning her the accolade of youngest individual gold medalist in the history of the Winter Games. As an official Olympics correspondent and commentator, Tara was the prime-time analyst for figure skating at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and hosted NBC’s coverage of the Beijing Olympics Closing Ceremony. summer of 2021 in Tokyo. She has been a host and commentator for many NBC events, such as the Kentucky Derby, the Super Bowl, and the National Dog Show, as well as hosting Food Network. Wedding Cake Championship. Released in January 2022, she produced a three-part docuseries for NBC’s Peacock streamer, titled interference: The Olympic skating scandal that shocked the world. More recently, she started a production company called May Fifth Productions with her husband, director/producer Todd Kapostasy.
A wedding maestro for nearly a decade, José has made a name for himself with his laid-back vibe and generous command, with his planning and design aesthetic making him one of New York’s top wedding planners. He is frequently called upon for his expertise in The New York Times, THE NEWLYWEDS and more, as well as his work featured with Martha Stewart, Essence, Weddings in New York, The knotand was named one of the most influential event professionals by BizBash. During COVID, José and his family chose to take TikTok by storm during quarantine and became a new voice in the LGBTQ+ and Latinx community! As a result, he was featured and made appearances on the TODAY Show, CMG, NowThis News, Ellen’s Game of Games, Tamron Hall Show, Univision Se Habla United Statesand The Drew Barrymore Show. If that wasn’t enough, José was named Tiktok’s Latinx Trailblazers 2021 and graced the cover of 2 magazines, New York family and Parents Latina Magazine.
Jove Meyer is a true visionary of joy. As one of the best wedding planners in the world, according to Harper’s Bazaar and Martha Stewart magazine, Jove creates vivid and colorful celebrations of love inspired by couples who dare to be different. Since he began designing weddings in 2008, he prides himself on fostering a relaxed, stress-free planning process while nurturing personal relationships with his clients as their unique stories lay the foundation for beautiful and unique weddings. Jove and his team show up. His approach encourages authenticity, celebrates diversity and empowers marginalized communities, all reflected in an Ally Pledge that he asks all creative partners to sign, promising them to choose love over hate. Additionally, Jove speaks at major events around the world on marriage equality, attracting and working with LGBTQIA+ couples, and becoming a more inclusive provider. As a result, his work has been featured in vogue, The New York Times, Brides, Marie Claire, give me styleand
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ABOUT CHICKEN SOUP FOR SOUL ENTERTAINMENT
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) operates video-on-demand (VOD) streaming services. The company owns Crackle Plus, which owns and operates a variety of ad-supported VOD streaming services, including Crackle, Chicken Soup for the Soul, and Popcornflix. The company also acquires and distributes video content through its subsidiaries Screen Media and 1091 Pictures and produces original video content through Chicken Soup for the Soul Television Group. The company recently acquired Redbox, which operates a fast-growing digital streaming service that provides both ad-supported (AVOD) and paid movies from Hollywood studios and hundreds of content partners, as well as more than 145 free ad-supported streaming TV channels (FAST). . Redbox also operates its popular kiosks across the United States in thousands of outlets, providing consumers with affordable access to the latest in entertainment. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment is a subsidiary of Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC, which publishes the popular book series and produces premium pet food under the Chicken Soup for the Soul brand.
ABOUT TV LOVE STORIES
Love Stories TV is a global media brand that provides wedding entertainment and inspiration through uplifting, high-quality and emotional video content. As the only video platform in a $300 billion industry, Love Stories TV reaches over 40 million monthly viewers through its website, social media and streaming TV channel. Love Stories TV features the industry’s only streaming TV and Snap Discover channels, the biggest YouTube and TikTok channels, and deeply engaged audiences on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and more. At lovestoriastv.com, the company has a library of over 25,000 professionally produced wedding videos provided by videographers around the world. Each video is tagged with the wedding data and details that power a marketplace of over 50,000 wedding professionals that couples use to browse, discover and contact professionals for their wedding.
ABOUT WHO THIS MAY CONCERN PRODUCTIONS
To Whom It May Concern is all about experiences, from screens to on-site experiential activations, they create moments for those who are ready to immerse themselves. To Whom partners with networks, streamers, brands, and agencies to create content in many different forms. Excel in the world of scripted and unscripted television series, films, commercials and branded content projects. And… To whom it may concern… they pride themselves on being a premium content creator while being profitable.
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