Osbournes renewed; Ozzy was addicted to pain meds during filming.

Osbournes renewed; Ozzy was addicted to pain meds during filming.
The Osbournes has been renewed for a second season according to Entertainment Weekly’s cover story this week. It will be filmed at “the family’s 100-year-old farmhouse, located in a small town in England.” Among the article’s other revelations: The family was paid $20,000 per episode; Ozzy is on “antipsychotic medication” which causes “Parkinson’s-like tremors”; Ozzy became addicted to Vicodin, a pain reliever prescribed for his leg injury, during the taping of the show; and Kelly is best friends with Mandy Moore.

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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