Fifth High School Reunion ends as TV Land renews the series

High School Reunion 5 comes to an end tonight, two weeks after one Chandler High School graduate accused another of being a prostitute, and then she accused her accuser of wanting to create a fake lesbian showmance.

Accusations of prostitution and schizophrenia among people in their late 30s equals high ratings, and this season has performed well for TV Land, “averaging 883,000 total viewers with a median age of 45,” the network said in a press release.

Because of that, TV Land has ordered a sixth season, which will be the third to air on the cable network. High School Reunion 6 will debut in the third quarter and follow 1989 graduates from Chaparral High School in Las Vegas.

TV Land Orders Third Season of Hit Franchise “High School Reunion” [TV Land press release]

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.