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
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
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
When I wait two hours at a restaurant for dinner, I actually want to eat when I sit down at the table. I don’t want food to be delivered and then, as the fork reaches my mouth, have it be taken away as I’m told that I have to come back until next week. That’s basically what happened… continue reading
Well, this is unusual. The hit series Married at First Sight returns next month, and will air on two different networks: its original home, FYI, and its new home, larger sibling network A&E. That will bring some much-needed reality and authenticity to A&E’s reality TV. The series was a breakout hit for FYI, and it seems… continue reading
The two couples who stayed together after being Married at First Sight will remain in front of cameras, which will follow them from now until their one-year anniversary next March. Jason Carrion and Cortney Hendrix, and Doug Hehner and Jamie Otis, will star in Married at First Sight: The First Year. The network is doing… continue reading
Married at First Sight was this summer’s sleeper reality hit. Debuting on a brand-new network and having what seemed like a ridiculous premise, it proved to be an exceptional series. I quickly fell in love with it. Tonight, the season concludes as the couples decide whether or not to stay together, but FYI Network will extend the season… continue reading
FYI’s Married at First Sight reminds me of last summer’s Discovery Channel series Naked And Afraid: its title and premise is provocative and even shocking. Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, though, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Here, the subject is relationships, which of course is extremely well-worn territory in reality television. However,… continue reading