Brian Kessler (David Duchovny) is a writer, and his girlfriend, Carrie Laughlin (Michelle Forbes), is a photographer. They’re working on a book about serial killers and planning a trip across the country to document the sites of famous serial murders. To cut costs, they set up a ride-share with strangers Early Grayce (Brad Pitt) and his girlfriend, Adele Corners (Juliette Lewis). But what they don’t know is that Early is a violent socio-path in the middle of his own serial killing spree. Ex on the Beach is a reality television series which features eight single men and women enjoying a summer holiday in paradise whilst looking for love. However, they are joined by their exes to shake things up. Each ex is there either for painful revenge or to rekindle their love.