The "controversial" twist was that some of the housemates were gay, while others were straight.
James was not told of this fact until nearly the end of the series' run, and the gay mates were never informed.
She will also executive produce another project that the network will pilot later this year.
According to the site, Dina and her new beau met at a fundraising event last year.
In June, the duo attended Hampton Sun’s 10th anniversary event in the Hamptons together.
“WE tv is on the cutting edge of reality TV, and we’re about to blow the roof off of relationship programming!
” As the founder and CEO of Millionaire’s Club International, Inc., a matchmaking service for millionaires, Stanger starred in eight seasons of Bravo’s “Millionaire Matchmaker,” since its premiere in January 2008.
The show featured a gay man named James Getzlaff selecting another man to date from among a group of 15 potential suitors, known as "mates".
Helping him choose was his best friend Andra Stasko.
“The Millionaire Matchmaker” Patti Stanger has landed two new shows at WE tv.
The former Bravo reality star will executive produce an upcoming WE tv series that will be announced at a later date.
She announced her departure from Bravo via Twitter in July, writing, “After 8 seasons I’ve decided to leave @Bravotv Thank u 4 the great ride.
Stay tuned for exciting news as I move to a wonderful new network!
Manzo, 43, who is mom to daughter Lexi with estranged husband Tommy Manzo, announced her split from Tommy in February.