The Casino will end after this season.

The Casino will end after this season.
Either Mark Burnett misjudged America’s appetite for another heavily edited and smoothly produced follow-the-business owners around series, or FOX screwed up by freaking out about the show’s sexual content. Either way, their series The Casino hasn’t done well, and says the series “won’t return to FOX’s schedules after its summer run.” That’s largely because it “has averaged only 4.85 million viewers” so far this summer. Earlier, Mark Burnett said that the show would be “a nine-season, ongoing soap opera.” The seventh episode airs Monday; 13 episodes were produced.

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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