|USA||2014||75||Reality . Reality-TV|
This is a social experiment whereby a team of relationship experts aim to match three couples to get married at first sight. The experts have narrowed down the pool of participants to just six singles who they will analyze further and match with their ideal partner. Once the matches are made the couples have less than a week to prepare for their weddings without knowing anything about their future spouse.
|Episode Title:||Matchmaking (Pilot)|
|Airs:||2014-07-8 at 09:00 pm|
Despite the fact we like many of the people involved, Marriage at First Sight mostly feels like a setup for the rest of us to rubberneck.New York Daily News Full Review
It's not that the idea of arranged marriages (or matchmaking) is anything new, certainly, but the show takes it to unnecessary extremes, devaluing any purported loftier purpose.The Hollywood Reporter Full Review