Tag: Married at First Sight

Mental torture as entertainment: The real horror of Married at First Sight AU

When does a social experiment turn into legitimate psychological torture – and lasting damage? Katie Meadows thinks Married at First Sight Australia has gone too far.

The Real Pod: We made it to the end of our journey with MAFS AU

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the final week of Married at First Sight Australia, with special thanks to Nando’s.

A relationship expert on Married at First Sight’s c-bomb (not that one)

Silly reality show? Sure. A case study for evidence-based relationship science? Okay! Holly Dixon analyses the relationships of Married at First Sight Australia.

Love Island NZ is Three betting its house on epic reality TV

Love Island has smashed streaming records all over the world and Three’s purchase of the global rights, along with pricey a local franchise, will complete a radical transformation of the channel.

The Real Pod: Drinking literal tea with Survivor NZ’s JT

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in New Zealand pop culture and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

The Real Pod: Are Zac and Erin coming for Art and Matilda’s crown?

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in New Zealand pop culture and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

MAFS Australia is bloated, bizarre and sometimes brilliant

There are over 350 minutes of MAFS Australia a week on Three. Should you spend almost all your spare time watching them?

What international reality franchises should NZ adopt next?

2018 is going to be a big year for our local reality franchises from Dancing With the Stars to Project Runway, but what's still missing? Calum Henderson fills in the gaps.

The Real Pod: an apology to Polly and Grant and a lament for the Champagne Lady

What's Anne up to? How about Max Key? Listen to find out or just to laugh with these wacky sods.

Turns out the sequel to Married at First Sight is grim as hell

Alex Casey watches The Seven Year Switch on TVNZ2, a familiar-sounding social experiment that matches up married people with complete strangers. 

Married at First Sight NZ Power Rankings – Everything has gone down the toilet

Alex Casey power ranks the fifth week of Married at First Sight NZ, including wrestling, a new type of pavlova and a severe toilet scare.

The Real Pod: Art and Matilda are engaged and we are not going to be chill about it

The Real Pod team assemble in the boardroom of dreams to talk reality TV and real life in New Zealand, including The Block disaster, Max Key's new merch and the engagement of the King and Queen of New Zealand television. 

Beyond The Bachelor: Ranking all the free to air dating shows your heart can handle

Now that The Bachelor NZ roses have wilted, Ghazaleh Golbakhsh rounds up some of the best dating shows to fill the aching void in your heart.

What can we expect from Married at First Sight New Zealand?

How will Three add some Kiwi flavour to the unmissable televised trainwreck that is Married at First Sight? Tara Ward has some suggestions.

Married at First Sight is a beautiful bloodbath from hell

Aaron Yap has become obsessed with the latest season of Married at First Sight Australia. He explains why the ingenious reality show puts traditionally scripted television to shame.

Celebrating the best worst wedding guests on Married At First Sight

It's a not a wedding of two complete strangers unless there's a party of weirdos at the reception. Tara Ward reviews the most memorable guests (so far) on Married At First Sight.

The giant blind spot in Married at First Sight

Comedian and celebrant Penny Ashton pulls back the veil on Married at First Sight.

Married at First Sight: Should We Believe in Media-Made Marriages? An Interview With The Edge’s First Married Couple

Married at First Sight weds two complete strangers. Alex Casey interviews Paula and Zane Nicholl, married in 1999 by The Edge, about the merits of media-made marriages.