“blue-collar” family will compete for $1 million in ABC’s The Family.

“blue-collar” family will compete for $1 million in ABC’s The Family.
ABC is almost done with production of The Family, a program that will watch “blue-collar” family members compete against each other for $1 million while staying in a West Palm Beach mansion. Hosted by George Hamilton and executive produced by Big Brother‘s Arnold Shapiro, the show will find family members who are voted out have to stay in the house; also, there is “a group of ‘secret trustees’ who actually guard the $1 million fortune,” whatever that means.

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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