Amazing Race 10′s ratings increased from last season

After watching its ratings drop thanks to the family season and a number of different timeslots, among other factors, The Amazing Race saw a ratings increase this past season.

The Amazing Race 10‘s ratings among viewers ages 18 to 49 increased by nine percent compared to last season, according to Media Life Magazine. The show “had been averaging a 3.8, 9 percent ahead of season nine’s 3.5 average last year”; the family edition “averaged a 4.3″ rating in the same demographic.

Overall, 12.9 million viewers watched the finale, according to Variety.

Stronger finish for ‘The Amazing Race’ [Media Life Magazine]

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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