Survivor 2 will air Thursdays at 8 p.m., opposite NBC’s Friends.

Survivor 2 will air Thursdays at 8 p.m., opposite NBC’s Friends.
CBS has finally made a decision, placing Survivor 2 on the schedule opposite NBC’s venerable Friends. The New York Times (story requires free registration) reports that the move indicates CBS’ “plans to challenge NBC on Thursday night for the young audience that NBC has had a lock on since the early 1990′s.”
+ plus: Survivor Sucks IDs another contestant.
+ and: “Not a Rudy [or]… Sue” in the cast, Burnett says.

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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