In late March and early April 2004, ABC held open auditions for the show in Atlanta, Boise, Boston, Dallas and Las Vegas and also accepted auditions by mail.
The show and its format were kept tightly under wraps during its filming, which began on April 30, 2004 in Dallas, Texas.
Since offering the upgraded memberships in 2011, the site has seen an increase of 58% in its college enrollees.
They now account for 44% of total memberships and are the site’s largest demographic.
- Technically, a Hookup is the opposite of an Arrangement since the term implies a random, and most likely indiscreet, sexual encounter with a stranger or casual acquaintance.
When the rich and famous get caught in an embarrassing sexual tryst, it is because of a Hookup and NOT because of an Arrangement.
- Big Daddy is the most sought after of Sugar Daddies.
Episode three had only 4.9 million viewers, the network's least-watched show of that week.
She worried over the phone to a friend about the costs of living and joked that maybe she’d use a dating site to score a few free meals in her new, expensive city. She spent one of her first nights in the city enjoying fancy sushi and cocktails, and it pulled back the curtain on the privileged world of moneyed Manhattan. It felt just like a normal relationship.” Megan collected an estimated ,000 from her sugar daddy before they ended the relationship on amicable terms. Here’s what I’m offering if you’re interested.” On college campuses across New York, young women are being lured into a world where sex and money intermingle. “Prostitution is black and white; it’s just an exchange of sex for money,” says Angela Jacob Bermudo, public-relations manager for Seeking Arrangement, which encases its matchmaking service in a cloud of euphemisms.
A quick Google search led her to Seeking Arrangement.com, an online site that connects well-heeled benefactors, otherwise known as sugar daddies, with lesser-off “sugar babies,” and specifically targets Megan’s demographic: college students over their heads in debt.
Mark Cuban purposefully kept details about the show to a minimum, eliciting only a small bit of information about the show on his personal blog during filming.
Dallas journalists, eager to learn what was going on, routinely compiled sightings of Benefactor film crews around town.