Lifetime will air two new MAFS spin-offs this fall, following couples who’ve stayed together and others who are going to look for love on an island.
Married at First Sight
Jamie Otis and Doug Hehner will star in their own spin-off along with their kid Henley Grace Hehner, who’s the franchise’s first baby.
Married at First Sight participants are paid a stipend for being on the show, but it is not $100,000, as rumors continue to suggest.
Shockingly, the first three seasons of Married at First Sight have produced the same percentage of successful couples as The Bachelor and Bachelorette have.
Married at First Sight season four will be filmed in Chicago, another move for the FYI series, which has previously filmed in New York, Atlanta, and Miami.
Married at First Sight’s Derek Schwartz and Heather Seidel got divorced mid-season, a first for MAFS. Its showrunner reveals behind-the-scenes details to reality blurred.
Changes are coming to Married at First Sight season 4, which is set in Miami with two new matchmaking experts replacing three others.
What can we learn from an arranged marriage between strangers that has played out in front of cameras? Before I lose you to laughter, what about this: What common elements of reality TV shows might actually benefit our romantic relationships? Yes, some reality TV models good behavior that those of us who aren’t on reality TV can… continue reading
The showrunner of A&E and FYI’s Married at First Sight writes about producing the show, how people respond to it on social media, and more.
Two of the cast members from Married at First Sight season 3 talk about why they decided to get matched and married to complete strangers.
When Jamie Otis was revealed to be one of the participants on the first season of Married at First Sight, and people realized she’d been on The Bachelor and Bachelor Pad, there was an assumption that her new series would be similar: just another dating series with a ridiculous premise. But there are major differences, starting with the fact that her… continue reading
More than a year ago, six people did the unthinkable: they married strangers on television, and the result was not only compelling reality TV, but also two successful relationships that have lasted 18 months. Jamie Otis and Doug Hehner, and Cortney Hendrix and Jason Carrion, are still living their married lives—and cameras are still documenting them. When they return… continue reading
A&E has not cancelled Married at First Sight, despite reports to the contrary, and is proceeding with season three, which is being filmed in the Atlanta area. Married at First Sight‘s second season ended with all three relationships collapsing, and with one ending in an order of protection and threats of violence. That may be… continue reading
The producers of Married at First Sight have released their first comment about the order of protection and death threats that appear to have ended Ryan DeNino and Jessica Castro’s relationship. When I first wrote about this, I asked Kinetic Content specific questions, and am still working to get answers on those specifics. (I also asked A&E for comment… continue reading
Married at First Sight season two has concluded, and though Jessica Castro and Ryan DeNino stayed together on the show, he revealed Saturday that she filed an order of protection against him on Thursday. The New York State Unified Court System web site defines an order of protection as something that “is issued by the… continue reading