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Renewed and Returning: “Married at First Sight,” “Big Life Fix”

On tap for this week’s Renewed and Returning are new seasons of series for Lifetime, Spike and BBC2. A new season of Lifetime’s docuseries Married at First Sight will make its ...
November 24, 2017

On tap for this week’s Renewed and Returning are new seasons of series for Lifetime, Spike and BBC2.

A new season of Lifetime’s docuseries Married at First Sight will make its debut on Jan. 2 at 9 p.m ET/PT.

In the sixth season of this Kinetic Content-produced series, six Boston-area singles looking for love agree to legally marrying a stranger the moment they first meet. The series aims to capture each couple’s journey as they go from wedding, to honeymoom, to early nesting and the daily struggles of working on their marriage. In this season, Boston-based psychologist and professor Dr. Jessica Griffin joins Dr. Pepper Schwartz and marriage counselor, Pastor Calvin Roberson on the series’ panel of experts.

Little Women: Atlanta and Little Women: Terra’s Big House also return to Lifetime next month.

In the latest season of Atlanta, Ms. Juicy, Minnie, Monie, Amanda, Andrea, Tanya and Samantha continue to face the challenges of living in an average-sized world. With the obstacles that come along with pregnancy, weight-loss journeys, and professional ambitions, some of the girls’ friendships are put to the true test.

In Terra’s Big House, Little Women: LA‘s Terra Jole and her husband Joe face the trials and tribulations that can come with being a new homeowner. The pair struggle to balance home renovations along with taking care of their two small children.

Both series are produced by Kinetic Content. Little Women: Atlanta premieres on Dec. 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, followed by Little Women: Terra’s Big House at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Elsewhere,tattoo-competition series Ink Master: Angels  has been renewed for a second season by Paramount Network.

The series, produced by Truly Original, features three of the top female competitors from the eight seasons of the flagship series Ink Master.

The second season of the 10 x 60-minute series will debut on the Paramount Network in March 2018.

Finally, BBC2 has commissioned Studio Lambert for a second season of the doc series The Big Life Fix.

The 4 x 60-minute series sees a group of the UK’s leading inventors working to create and build new solutions to everyday problems, and helping people in need. For example, the first season of the series saw the team attempt to help three children with different disabilities. Two of the design teams’ prototypes went on to full clinical trials following the first season’s conclusion.

Hosted by author and travel documentarian Simon Reeve, the new season of The Big Life Fix is slated to air in 2018.

 

 

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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