Leno will be on Queer Eye; last week’s ep was Bravo’s highest rated show ever.

Leno will be on Queer Eye; last week’s ep was Bravo’s highest rated show ever.
Tonight Show host Jay Leno will be made over by the Fab Five on a special episode of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. The special will air Aug. 14 on Leno’s home network NBC, which owns Bravo, the regular home of Queer Eye. It airs Tuesday nights at 9 p.m. ET. AdAge reports that last week’s episode “shot up 62% from the prior week, according to Nielsen Media Research, earning the cable network its highest-ever rating.” Elsewhere, Newsweek profiles the show and its cast, including Carson Kressley, while Entertainment Weekly reveals that the makeovers actually occur over four days–not one as presented on the 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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