cast revealed for FOX’s Paradise Hotel, which may run indefinitely.

cast revealed for FOX’s Paradise Hotel, which may run indefinitely.
The first group of guests, the staff, and the host (the UK’s Amanda Byram) of FOX’s upcoming Paradise Hotel have been revealed. The show is a twice-weekly series that starts Wednesday and will feature an audience member joining the cast each week. If it “does well, FOX may extend its eight-week run indefinitely,” according to the June 13 issue of Entertainment Weekly. The magazine also reports that executive producer Tom Gutteridge “is asking FOX to speed up its standard clearing process from three months to three days,” although he says, “Obviously, we don’t want ax murders out there.” Sounds like he’s daring the The Smoking Gun guys, or maybe offering a hint.

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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