Matchmaking SpecialAired on Dec 01, 2015
Married at First Sight, the extreme social experiment returns. Over 20,000 candidates have applied to be matched by a team of relationship experts. This in-depth exploration of the matchmaking process introduces the experts, experiment, and the candidates brave enough to marry a stranger. The experts are tasked with finding three compatible couples that will not meet until their wedding day.
Wedding PreparationAired on Dec 01, 2015
Married at First Sight returns for season three. In this daring social experiment, six singles will marry a complete stranger. The experts combine their research and decide which three couples to match. Once matched, the participants have just 15 days to prepare for their weddings. The preparations are fraught with excitement and panic; after all they do not even know the name of their fiancé.
The WeddingsAired on Dec 08, 2015
Six courageous singles that have been unlucky in love have entrusted four relationship experts with the biggest decision of their lives; today they will meet their match at their wedding as they vow to legally marry as strangers. Will it be love at first sight or a wedding fright? Tres has a surprise for Vanessa at the alter; Samantha experiences wedding jitters and wonders if she will be able to walk down the aisle; and David is instantly attracted to his beautiful match, but will his bride share his feelings?
Wedding NightAired on Dec 15, 2015
The newlyweds have just married as strangers. They are alone for the very first time on their wedding night before heading off on their honeymoons. Will their time alone in the sun spark intimacy or will it leave them feeling cold to each other? Vanessa questions Tres’ commitment to marriage; Neil is faced with Samantha’s brutal honesty; David and Ashley are optimistic about their future together.
HoneymoonsAired on Dec 22, 2015
Three couples married as strangers are getting to know each other on their honeymoons. Will the couples experience blissful harmony or will sparks fly in the sun? David tries to encourage Ashley to open up; Vanessa must overcome her fears in order for her and Tres to move forward; Samantha and Neil struggle with communication.
Moving InAired on Dec 29, 2015
The three couples who married as strangers have known each other for less than a week. Now, they must head home and decide where to live, what they can financially afford and how to divide up their bills and more. David is concerned by Ashley’s desire to spend a night apart; the reality of moving in with Neil hits Samantha hard; Tres and Vanessa must reach a compromise on where to live.
Meet the In-LawsAired on Jan 05, 2016
In just one week three couples have married as strangers, honeymooned and moved in together. It’s Father’s Day weekend, so it’s the perfect time for the couple’s to spend time with their in-laws. Sociologist, Dr. Pepper Schwartz, visits each couple and helps them adjust to married life. Intimacy develops between Tres and Vanessa; Neil bonds with Samantha’s dad. Ashley supports David as Father’s Day brings back memories of losing his Dad.
Intimacy Part 1Aired on Jan 12, 2016
Just two weeks ago the couples were strangers, but now they are married and have set up a home together. Sexologist, Dr. Logan Levkoff, pays each couple a visit to help them tackle issues surrounding emotional and physical intimacy. Tres and Vanessa decide to share a bathroom together; David plucks up the courage to make a move on Ashley; Samantha and Neil question their living situation.
Breaking Down BarriersAired on Jan 19, 2016
The three married couples first met at their wedding three weeks ago. Psychologist, Dr. Joseph Cilona, spends time with the couples helping them to communicate effectively together, open up with each other and constructively resolve their conflicts. Neil struggles with the adjustment of living with Samantha and her roommate; Vanessa struggles with fears of abandonment and Tres learns more about Vanessa from her mom; Ashley finally reveals her true feelings to David.
Making MemoriesAired on Jan 26, 2016
Three couples married as strangers less than four weeks ago and have already created memories that will last a lifetime. Spiritual advisor, Greg Epstein, counsels them to help deepen bonds, increase joy in their relationships and create more happy memories. Samantha and Neil work on their communication; David tries to come to terms with the revelation that Ashley is not physically attracted to him; Tres and Vanessa discuss their thoughts on having children.
CelebrationsAired on Feb 02, 2016
Three couples married as strangers four weeks ago. It’s the Fourth of July and the celebrations go off with a bang. Vanessa feels threatened by Tres’ friendship with another woman; Samantha starts to understand Neil better after spending time with his friends; Ashley confronts David after she discovers he texted another woman.
Intimacy Part 2Aired on Feb 09, 2016
The three couples have been married for five weeks. After discovering David texted another woman, Ashley needs time alone. David travels to Buffalo to seek support from his brother and visit his father’s grave. Tres and Vanessa make an effort to be romantic together; Neil and Samantha move into a new home.
Last Chance for RomanceAired on Feb 16, 2016
The experiment is almost over for the couples who married as strangers. Tres and Vanessa’s romantic trip away takes an unexpected turn and is cut short. Time apart makes Samantha realize how much she misses Neil. David works hard to regain Ashley’s trust and save his marriage after she discovered he texted another woman.
Final Decision, Pt. 1Aired on Feb 23, 2016
Six weeks ago three couples married as perfect strangers. After, marrying, honeymooning, moving in together and sharing their lives the social experiment comes to an end. Experts matched the couples but now the brides and grooms must decide for themselves if they want to stay married or get a divorce? Part 1 of 2.
Final Decision, Pt. 2Aired on Mar 01, 2016
Six weeks ago three couples married as perfect strangers. After, marrying, honeymooning, moving in together and sharing their lives the social experiment comes to an end. Experts matched the couples but now the brides and grooms must decide for themselves if they want to stay married or get a divorce? Part 2 of 2.
6 Months Later (Season 3)Aired on Mar 08, 2016
Six months have passed since three couples met and married as strangers. In this one-hour special, the Season 3 couples meet with Dr. Pepper Schwartz in Atlanta to discuss their experiences and reveal what has happened since viewers last saw them.
The hit docuseries heads to Charlotte area singles who have agreed to a provocative proposal: getting legally married to a stranger the moment they first meet, at the altar. A panel of experts – psychotherapist Dr. Viviana Coles, sociologist Dr. Pepper Schwartz and marriage counselor, Pastor Calvin Roberson, will create what they believe are four compatible couples based on scientific matchmaking and continue to counsel and mentor each set of newlyweds throughout the experiment. The ninth season of Married At First Sight moves to its new night, Wednesdays, premiering on June 12th at 9pm EST/PST. The series captures each couple’s journey as they go from wedding, to honeymoon, to early nesting, to the daily struggles of working on their marriage. After several weeks together, each couple must make a decision: do they remain together or decide to divorce?