Hot Showmances: TV Couples Who Are Together in Real Life

Long hours on the set seem to cause TV couples to take the romance into their own lives!

From 12-hour days on set to all those romantic scenes together, how could couples of the small screen not end up falling in love for real?

With Pretty Little Liars star Ashley Benson posting an Instagram photo of her and on-screen love Tyler Blackburn at The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Annual Festival on April 13 -- and referring to him as "my boo" -- it seems we have yet another showmance to add to the list. Here are photos of the latest pair whose TV love continued off-screen and some more of our favorite real-life romances.
 

Ashley Benson and Tyler Blackburn ('Pretty Little Liars')

TV Showmances Turned Real Life Romance Pics

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Benson and Blackburn have been starring opposite each other as teen couple Hanna Marin and Caleb Rivers since 2010 on the ABC Family teen drama. And despite rumors of a romance -- and the inevitable denials -- their relationship is no longer a secret. The hot pair came out as a couple when they couldn't keep their hands off each other at the 2013 Coachella Music Festival. Looks like "Haleb" is officially happening in real life, too!

Lea Michele and Cory Monteith ('Glee')

TV Showmances Turned Real Life Romance Pics

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When Michele and Monteith were cast as Rachel Berry and Finn Hudson, the core couple on Glee, back in 2009, no one would have ever guessed that it would turn into an off-screen love match a few years later. After keeping their romance under wraps for months, the couple known as both "Finchel" and "Monchele" started dating in February, 2012. Now that Monteith is in rehab, we hope these two can stay the course. Michele said of her boyfriend and his decision to get help: "I love and support Cory and will stand by him through this. I am grateful and proud he made this decision."

Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder ('The Vampire Diaries')

TV Showmances Turned Real Life Romance Pics

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Dobrev broke her own rule when she fell for her guy Somerhalder: Never date co-stars! But she even admits that it wasn't something that she planned. She told Seventeen: "I didn't want to be dating one of my co-stars. My goal on the show was to be professional. But sometimes you can't help who you have a connection with, and you can only fight it for so long -- which I did for a really, really long time." Well, we are glad they stopped fighting it and went public with their romance in 2012.

Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas ('Once Upon a Time')

TV Showmances Turned Real Life Romance Pics

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It appears that some fairytales do come true! It shouldn't come as too much of a surprise that Goodwin and Dallas fell in love on set: They are playing Snow White and Prince Charming, after all! After meeting on the drama in 2011, they have kept their romance quiet -- though they have begun to attend events together. Dallas, however, did tell US Weekly what he likes in a woman: "I look for fun and smarts -- a witty, strong, sexy woman." Sounds like Ginnifer to us!

Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer ('True Blood')

TV Showmances Turned Real Life Romance Pics

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The little girl from The Piano is all grown up -- and has found her soulmate in the form of her on-screen vampire love, played by Moyer. With all the sexy scenes on this show, it's no surprise that this couple found a connection of their very own. They married in 2010, and Paquin gave birth to twins last year: a boy and a girl! But they still remain a very private pair, particularly when it comes to their new family -- they have never even released the names of their babies. In 2009, Moyer revealed why they keep their private lives so guarded: "It was very important to me that the cast and crew we were working with didn't feel it was fickle....We didn't want to take anything away from the show."

Emily Van Camp and Joshua Bowman ('Revenge')

TV Showmances Turned Real Life Romance Pics

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Van Camp's character on the show is all about exacting revenge on the Grayson family -- she even took part in a fake romance with Bowman's Daniel as part of her schemes. But it appears that once the camera shut off, this love story become a reality. The couple have been dating pretty much since the show took off in 2011, and have been spotted on grocery store runs and beach outings all over L.A. Still, they keep it low-key at red carpet events.

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