men get cash, apology, but show with them and a transsexual will still air.

men get cash, apology, but show with them and a transsexual will still air.
The six men who made out with and dated a man they thought was a woman, as part of Sky One’s There’s Something About Miriam, “have received payouts and an apology after they threatened to sue.” However, despite earlier “claiming conspiracy to commit a sexual assault, breach of contract and personal injury,” the Guardian reports that the show will still air next month. In a statement, production company Brighter Pictures says, “It was never the intention of Brighter Pictures or Sky to upset the contestants and they are sorry for any upset caused.” That would have made for an interesting show: contestants unphased by the discovery they’d been deceived.

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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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.