Maria sees Giuliana as competition and it goes back years,” our source said.
The ratings were so low, NBC pulled it from the schedule and released the rest of the episodes online. It’s half her decision to leave and half getting pushed out,” we’re told.
The Rancics say this adds another level of authenticity to the men's search for love.
"I think what makes it very unique is that there are three renowned matchmakers who went through the submissions for these guys," says Giuliana, who recently landed on 2013 Reality Heat List.
In terms of viewership, only 27.6% of its lead-in stayed to watch it.
In terms of the 18–49 category, it only retained 34.1% of its lead in.
The series begins with the matchmakers’ nationwide search for the potential perfect mate for each man.
"It's just so different; there's nothing like it.
[Giuliana and I] found true love, and the fact that we were able to assist in the process and help others fall in love is great." VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of THR's Giuliana Rancic Photo Shoot The series -- which debuts at 9-11 p.m.
Meanwhile,the 36 women who will be vying for their affections were chosen by matchmakers, not producers.
Helping the trio of guys find their perfect matches will be matchmaker Amber Kelleher-Andrews, relationship author Tracy Mc Millan and professional dating coach Matthew Hussey.