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CBS & Fox developing arranged-marriage reality shows

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by 2muchcoffeeman, Jun 6, 2009.

  1. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    No, really. Two strangers, vetted by each others' friends and family but never having met, get married.

    http://www.thrfeed.com/2009/06/fox-reality-wedding-strangers.html
    http://www.thrfeed.com/2009/02/cbs-picks-up-arrangedmarriage-series.html

    No word on who gets the shows about the divorces.
     
  2. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    Isn't there a provision for this in the Defense of Marriage Act?
     
  3. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    Something something sanctity of marriage something something...
     
  4. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    CLICK
     
  5. I Digress

    I Digress Guest

    So, has humanity jumped the shark?
     
  6. Some Guy

    Some Guy Active Member

    Honestly, yeah.

    I'm not particularly religious, but I believe there is a special level of hell for the ad wizards who came up with this one.
     
  7. Freelance Hack

    Freelance Hack Active Member

    Hasn't this already been done?
     
  8. Cadet

    Cadet Guest

    No, you might be thinking of the "Joe Millionaire" show where they hired an actor to play a rich dude and do a "Bachelor" type show, selecting a bride from among the gold diggers.

    Sanctity of marriage, indeed.
     
  9. In some fairness, arranged marriages have been happening for years ... doing it as a reality show is low class, but still.
     
  10. Some Guy

    Some Guy Active Member

    I'm developing a show for Fox called "Vagina Auction."

    I'm a big fan of calling things what they are.
     
  11. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    So, which network is going to be the first to have a same-sex episode?
     
  12. GoochMan

    GoochMan Active Member

    I'll do the spin-off competitor show on Spike TV called "Whore."
    We'll find all our talent from 'Charm School' cast-offs.
     
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