Couples Therapy

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Series


COUPLES THERAPY unlocks a hidden world: other people’s relationships. Far from reality-show caricatures, this is true documentary filmmaking that brings viewers into the authentic and visceral experience of weekly therapy with four couples.

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Executive Producers: Eli Despres, Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg, Vinnie Malhotra
Co-Executive Producers: Barbara Delaune Warren, Lily Fan & James Rees
Produced By: Carly Hugo, Matt Parker

Outstanding Directing for a Reality Program

Eli Despres, Directed by

Josh Kriegman, Directed by

Elyse Steinberg, Directed by

Episode 1

Outstanding Cinematography for a Reality Series

Wyatt Garfield, Director of Photography

Episode 1

Outstanding Picture Editing for an Unstructured Reality Program

Kim Roberts, ACE, Edited by

Episode 6


Nora Mendis, Production Designer

Tori Lancaster, Art Director

Lou Tillery, Set Decorator

Episode 1

Outstanding Sound Editing for a Non-Fiction or Reality Program

Andrew Kay, Sound Supervising Editor

Tom Paul, Lead Sound Design

Episode 1

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Non-Fiction or Reality Program

Austin Plocher, Sound Mixer

Tom Paul, Re-Recording Mixer

Episode 1

“raw and delicious”

– The New York Times

“addicting… I am obsessed”

– Daily Beast


– TV Guide

“It’s as riveting as any Emmy-winning TV drama, and just as addictive, too.”

– San Diego Tribune

“…one of the richest depictions of the human condition TV has produced in a long time…”

– The New York Times


– The New Yorker

“TV’s smartest, most authentic reality series… honest and open… beautiful, intense, and, most of all, real”

– TV Guide

“…addictive, juicy, and incredibly moving.”

– Vulture

“breaks new ground with its camera, capturing the stalemates and breakthroughs in shifting gazes, unsaid interjections, raised eyebrows.”

– The Guardian

/ Episodes
Episode 101

Dr. Guralnik wrestles with feeling responsible for her patients. Premiere.

Episode 102

Evelyn feels betrayed by Alan and no longer trusts him.

Episode 103

Orna pushes Mau and struggles to break through.

Episode 104

Alan reveals the impact of his father’s infidelity.

Episode 105

Lauren and Sarah make a pivotal decision about the future.

Episode 106

Elaine and DeSean argue about the impact of racism on their marriage.

Episode 107

DeSean is furious and Orna presses Elaine to face her past.

Episode 108

Alan finally opens up and Evelyn is shocked.

Episode 109

Orna marvels at how bizarre her profession is. Finale.

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