Jan 22, 2008
Season 1 Episode 1
On the series premiere of "The Millionaire Matchmaker" the world is introduced to Patti Stanger, a third generation matchmaker who is the founder and CEO of the Millionaires Club, an exclusive service designed to match successful men to their prospective wives. Patti is armed with not only an elite pool of millionaire clients, but also a database of women holding some of nature's most coveted characteristics: beauty, brains and class. Helping her millionaires find true love are Patti's office team featuring Destin, her office manager and right hand man; Chelsea, the Vice President of Matchmaking and Alison, Millionaire's Club Rep in Sales. Every week, Chelsea and Alison bring Patti two new potential clients and in the premiere episode, millionaires Dave and Harold are looking for love. Patti arrives at Harold's sprawling mansion and gets straight to business. She quickly finds out that although Harold is in his early forties, he desires women much younger. Patti believes this is one of the main reasons he is still single and sets out to find him a match. She predicts that after working with her, Harold will begin to realize that if he listens to her and starts picking age-appropriate women, he will find true love. Patti is also working with "Sex Toy" Dave. She learns that Dave has made his fortune as an entrepreneur in the adult sex toy industry. The built-in stripper pole in his living room is the first clue that Dave is a playboy at heart whose partying days may not be over. Patti tells him that he's sending the wrong signals if he really wants to settle down, but she's willing to work with him.