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Canada’s Citytv picks up Seinfeld’s ‘The Marriage Ref’

Canada's Citytv has announced it will be tying the knot with NBC's The Marriage Ref. The reality/comedy program, which looks at real-life relationships once the honeymoon is over, is executive produced by Jerry Seinfeld and will feature celebrities, comedians and sports figures who will act as judges, commenting on the couples' struggles while suggesting strategies to help them though their disputes. Tom Papa will act as the 'marriage ref' and will make the final decision as to who wins each spat. The Marriage Ref will debut March 4.
February 4, 2010

Canada’s Citytv has announced it will be tying the knot with NBC’s The Marriage Ref. The reality/comedy program, which looks at real-life relationships once the honeymoon is over, is executive produced by Jerry Seinfeld and will feature celebrities, comedians and sports figures who will act as judges, commenting on the couples’ struggles while suggesting strategies to help them though their disputes. Tom Papa will act as the ‘marriage ref’ and will make the final decision as to who wins each spat. The Marriage Ref will debut March 4.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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