The city and the culture added so much flavor to the show, and we certainly wanted to bring that to this show.It's 16 years later and New Orleans is as bright and colorful and fantastic as it ever was." While that means viewers will get all the obligatory postcard images you'd expect to find in a New Orleans-set show, as well as segments featuring contestants taking dates on swamp tours, through the French Quarter and the like, La Plante said Season 6 reaches beyond the oft-photographed geographic heart of the city." are well-acquainted with the show's multi-faceted gist. 20), the show's producers have added an intriguing twist -- in the form of the show's setting.A sort of mashup of "The Bachelor" and "The Real World," with a little "Big Brother" thrown in, it's part dating show, part game show, part social experiment. "We're in our sixth season of the show, and we have shot in beautiful places, including Hawaii, we shot in Puerto Rico, we shot in the Dominican Republic," executive producer Rob La Plante said.
" is the relationships that may -- or may not -- result from the whole crazy experiment.In past seasons, that setting has been decidedly tropical.Three seasons have been shot in Hawaii and one each in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.(Of the couples competing in the previous five season, five are reportedly still together.One of those is married.) The setting, however, goes a long way, both romantically and visually, La Plante said.