Osbournes heads to Europe, South Africa, Australia, and other countries.

Osbournes heads to Europe, South Africa, Australia, and other countries.
“[B]roadcasters across Europe and in Southern Africa” have picked up the rights to air the first and second seasons of The Osbournes, joining other countries that have already done so, such as Canada, the UK, New Zealand, and Australia. debuted in Canada Tuesday with an audience of 1.67 million. Although that number is high, 8 Simple Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter had 1.8 million viewers on the same network that same evening. Also, “CTV stations across the country received about 250 phone calls yesterday, complaining about the graphic content,” the Calgary Sun 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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