Osbournes debuts with 6.6 million, 84 percent more than season one.

Osbournes debuts with 6.6 million, 84 percent more than season one.
Nearly 7 million people watched the debut of The Osbournes‘ second season last Tuesday, easily beating the first season’s debut. In fact, the first ep of the second season improved on the first season’s debut by 84 percent. In other Osbournes news from the past few days, Kelly and Jack told Good Morning America that two major scenes from the first season were set up by producers; the scenes in question involved the pet psychiatrist and the family meeting. Also, all of the members of the family have said “they will shave off their hair if Sharon loses hers.” Finally, Ozzy and Sharon will renew their vows this New Year’s Eve.

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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