The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who use online dating has roughly tripled from 10% in 2013 to 27% today.
One-third of people who have used online dating have never actually gone on a date with someone they met on these sites.
He spent several days with her and her family trying to understand what drove her to concoct the elaborate scheme.
In the first episode, Sunny, a 21-year-old nursing student from Arkansas, has fallen in love online with a man named Jamison King.
She has talked to him for months on Facebook and on the phone and she considers him to be her boyfriend.
The cameras are rolling as she shows up to Jamison's house in Alabama teeming with excitement about finally meeting the man of her dreams.