Trista and Ryan getting $1 million from ABC to air their wedding this fall.

Trista and Ryan getting $1 million from ABC to air their wedding this fall.
Trista Rehn and Ryan Sutter, who met on The Bachelorette, will have their marriage turned into a special series this fall. For their troubles, the couple will receive $1 million, according to the contract, which was obtained by The Smoking Gun. The site also reproduces Trista’s original Bachelorette contract, which says she received $15,000 for her appearance on that show.

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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