no one gets Married by America.

no one gets Married by America.
FOX’s Married by America ended with two rejections at the altar, leaving one woman crying in a closet. Instead of saying “I do,” Jill rejected Kevin, and then Tony rejected Billie Jean–who took off in tears and hid in a closet, where a camera crew still managed to find her. Thus, no one received the half-million dollar prize. The show began with five singles being matched with 25 suitors by audience voting; the five couples were then narrowed down to two.

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.

about the writer

Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.