VH1 plans Minnelli/Gest show and Trading Spaces knock-off.

VH1 plans Minnelli/Gest show and Trading Spaces knock-off.
VH1 unveiled their fall schedule yesterday, and included in their plans are two reality TV shows. Liza and David may debut before the end of the year, following the lives of Liza Minnelli and her husband David Gest. Also, the network is planning Rock the House, in which “a music fan gets a surprise visit from a fave rock star who, a la TLC’s Trading Spaces, redecorates the fan’s house or room,” as Reuters reports. That show will debut in Oct.

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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