ban in Greece on Big Brother, The Bar overturned by board.

ban in Greece on Big Brother, The Bar overturned by board.
Greece’s Big Brother and The Bar were pulled off the air by the head of the nation’s Council for Radio and Television last week, but the board he heads didn’t agree that the shows “[violated] laws on public decency and dignity,” and voted 8 to 1 to overturn his ruling. The group did recommend “the shows be moved from their 2200 timeslot to after midnight,” BBC News reports.

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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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.