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Wife Swap

Wife Swap

  • Premiered: 
    April 4, 2019
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  • Network: Paramount
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Reality
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Updated version of Wife Swap 
  • Subject Matter: Family
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Plot Synopsis

Each one-hour episode of WIFE SWAP takes two families from very different walks of life and switches spouses, regardless of sex, to discover there is often more that unites us than divides us. The families face contemporary hot-button issues such as politics, classism, gender and race with the end goal of finding common ground. During each swap, the new spouses must at first adhere to exactly the same rules and lifestyle of the spouses being replaced -- including homes, child-rearing, chores, hobbies, lifestyles and careers, before introducing their own ideas and beliefs into their new households. At the end, both couples meet face-to-face and discuss what they learned from the swap and how their new experiences will shape their lives, habits and homes in the future. This revival of the original WIFE SWAP, was originally set to debut on CMT, but instead had its series premiere on Paramount Network on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 9pm ET/PT. In the series opener, "Benner vs. McMichael," an obsessive perfectionist wife with kids who act like grownups, swaps lives with a fun-loving, stay-at-home dad who thinks life is all about play.
On Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 9pm ET/PT, Paramount Network premiered the season finale of WIFE SWAP. In the season ender, "Icgoren vs. Legend," a strong mother of five who runs her house like a boot camp, swaps lives with a free-spirited farmer wife who lets her children run rampant. Will the kids respond better to strict discipline or hands off parenting?

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Banijay Studios North America