Fox Reality VP Bob Boden leaves for Hasbro Studios

Fox Reality Channel executive Bob Boden is leaving the network to become develop reality and game shows for the new Hasbro Studios, which itself is developing content for a kids’ channel that will replace Discovery Kids next fall.

Boden is the vice president of programming for the network, and has been with it since before its launch in 2005. Variety reports that “[a] spokesman for Fox Reality Channel said no decision has been made on how Boden may be replaced.”

Hasbro taps Fox Reality exec [Variety]

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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