Amazing Race 3 teams revealed.

Amazing Race 3 teams revealed.
CBS has revealed the 12 teams that will participate in The Amazing Race 3, which debuts Oct. 2. The cast includes Aaron and Arianne, best friends, one gay and one straight, who plan to have a child together someday; Gina and Sylvia, stay-at-home moms; Heather and Eve, who have been friends for three years; Derek and Drew, identical twin brothers who model and act; Ken and Gerard, an “odd couple brother team,” who are different from each other in many ways (“married vs. single, conservative vs. liberal, straight vs. gay”); Andre and Damon, a police officer and a firefighter; and Dennis and Andrew, “a conservative Southern Baptist” father and his “liberal, openly gay, college cheerleader” son.

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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