Jon and Kate Gosselin file for divorce

People beats TLC’s special announcement episode of Jon & Kate Plus Eight with the news that “[d]ocuments to initiate a legal split were filed at the Bucks County Courthouse in Doylestown, Penn., Monday afternoon,” citing only “a source close to the situation.” Unsurprising, of course, but even if that is an accurate spoiler, that just makes me want to watch tonight’s episode even more, because I want to hear their rationale–and what they plan to do with the kids, if Jon and Kate remember them.

Gosselin Divorce Papers Filed [People]

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.