Married at First Sight, an American reality TV series, created for Netflix by Chris Coelen, Eric Detwiler, and Montre Burton. This series first aired July 8, 2014. And had currently aired a total of 15 seasons. This series is based on another series called ‘Gift Ved Forste Blik’ which is a Danish series.
Over the seasons of Married at First Sight, it has followed countless amounts of singles that chose marriage at first sight, because they struggled to find love themselves in the real world. Basically, professionals match these singles to other singles that they think would suit them well. Then they plan their wedding, and the first time they see each other is when they are at the altar saying “I do”. Following the marriage, there required to live like a married couple for a few weeks, including moving in together. They do this until what they call “decision day”. This is when they decide if they would like to stay married or not.
Out of all of the 15 seasons of Married at First Sight, their total success rate is 24%, which is extremely low. In total there 54 couples matched with one another. Out of those 54 couples, only 33 of the couples have chosen to stay together on decision day. Out of the 33 that chose to stay together on decision day, more than half of them have ultimately ended up divorced, have filed for divorce, or have told the world they are divorcing. In total, the number of couples that have stayed together after getting married at first sight, is only 13 couples.
After the release of Married at First Sight, theres very mixed reviews. Some die-hard fans of the show really love it and cant wait for new seasons to come out. Though other critics think it is an extremely pointless show.