American Candidate concludes Sunday.

American Candidate concludes Sunday.
Either Park Gillespie or Malia Lazu will be named the American Candidate on Sunday, as the series concludes with its 10th episode at 9 p.m. ET. The winner, selected by viewers who voted after last week’s episode, get $250K and a media appearance where they’ll “address the nation.” First conceived as a 12-year series following one person’s quest for the actual presidency, the program finally came to life on Showtime, where it found controversy and low ratings.
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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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