S1 Ep1 | Temptation Begins | Scene 1
Javen and Shari arrive on Temptation Island.
ABOUT: A fiery, passionate couple who truly see one another as best friends, Javen and Shari are embarking on this journey to prove they are really meant to be together. High school sweethearts, they believe they are soul mates but Shari still can't get over the fact that Javen cheated on her in college. They are headed to TEMPTATION ISLAND in order to ensure she can trust Javen again, Shari knows this experience will test their loyalty and love more than ever before. All the while, Javen would like for Shari to experience dating other men since she’s never dated anyone else besides him. Will Javen stray and cheat again or will he prove to Shari that he is a changed man?
CURRENT CITY: San Francisco, CA
HOW THEY MET: High school sweethearts who met at 16-years-old
HOW LONG THEY HAVE BEEN DATING: 8 years
S1 Ep1 | Temptation Begins | Scene 2
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S1 Ep2 | Single Again | Scene 1
S1 Ep2 | Single Again | Scene 2
Javen's date with Kayla goes smoothly. "I think I might be having too good of a time," Javen says.
ABOUT KAYLA: With an adventurous spirit and love-of-life attitude, Kayla is looking to find a genuine intellectual and emotional connection with someone outside of the online dating world. She is a sales supervisor with an open mind, and is ready to take control of her love life.
CURRENT CITY: Cincinnati, Ohio
S1 Ep2 | Single Again | Scene 3
Shari's first date with James: mimosas, snorkeling, and lots of awkward silence. "I can't help but be thinking about Javen," Shari says. "I miss him so much."
ABOUT JAMES: Raised in a small state with a big mindset, James currently sits as the VP of DLHcad, LLC and is the creative director of a local non-profit. When he isn’t working at his computer and design firm, James can be found out on the town, going to the gym or riding his motorcycle. He tries to soak up life for everything it is worth, and is ready to take on this experience with open arms and an open heart. While he is always helping others and thinking about those around him, this is the time for James to be selfish, and push aside other men to get what he wants.
CURRENT CITY: Wilmington, DE
S1 Ep2 | Single Again | Scene 4
S1 Ep3 | The Epiphany | Scene 1
Javen takes Erica ziplining; refers to self in the third-person. "Javen's having fun," Javen says. "Hopefully Shari's having fun as well."
ABOUT ERICA: Erica is a medical assistant and phlebotomist at an advanced holistic medical office who is passionate about her career. She recently fell out of an eight-year relationship where her boyfriend was constantly unfaithful, and is looking for someone who will treat her right. With a fire in her eyes, Erica knows exactly what she is looking for – and what she is not – and is throwing herself out there to see if it exists with one of these guys.
CURRENT CITY: Stevenson Ranch, CA
S1 Ep3 | The Epiphany | Scene 2
Shari works on opening up on her date with Tyler
ABOUT TYLER: Despite an active dating life, Tyler has yet to find a woman who really sparks his intellect. A film financer originally from New York, but now living in Los Angeles, Tyler is a former college basketball player who thrives on competition. He is ready to do whatever it takes to beat out the other men and win over the girl of his dreams.
CURRENT CITY: Los Angeles, CA
S1 Ep3 | The Epiphany | Scene 3
S1 Ep4 | Rock My World | Scene 1
S1 Ep4 | Rock My World | Scene 2
Shari has fun with Luna on their date to the pineapple farm. She likes that he doesn’t ask "those deep burning questions like some of the other guys."
ABOUT JONATHAN: Jonathan is a hairstylist, martial artist, painter, dancer and musician. He isn’t afraid to show his sensitive side, but his listening ear and open vulnerability often puts him in the friend-zone. He plans to step out of that zone and push himself to be someone worthy of love.
CURRENT CITY: Orlando, FL
S1 Ep4 | Rock My World | Scene 3
Javen takes Allie scuba-snorkeling. “I’m having a good time," he says. "I’ve get my pecs out, my pectorals, and Allie has her bikini on. I’m looking at her as a person, but she’s definitely got buns.”
ABOUT ALLIE: A former television and Broadway actress, Allie has traded her life in the limelight for a masters in mass communications and is currently pursuing a career in higher education. She is a fun-loving adventure-seeker who is looking to find someone to share her life with, and hopes one of these men is ready to leave their baggage behind and ride life’s rollercoaster with her.
CURRENT CITY: Plantation, FL