will The Osbournes be depressing?

will The Osbournes be depressing?
MTV’s The Osbournes returns on Nov. 26, but with Sharon’s cancer and Ozzy’s return to drinking, Entertainment Weekly’s Liane Bonin wonders if “our passive viewership [will] begin to feel like an active, almost indecent, violation of privacy.” She also reports that Kelly told Teen People, ”All the crew is afraid of me. I keep screaming at them because I care more about my mom living and my mom being happy and my mom being stress-free than the money from the show.”
+ also: Osbournes producer “is … adamant the family never play to the camera.”

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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