This reality show let America decide, through phone-in votes, which of the five contestants should get married sight unseen. The chosen couples then advanced to the next stage, in which relationship experts eliminated one couple per week. The final two couples could then choose whether or not they wanted to wed; neither of them did. Under the belief that the show degraded the idea of marriage, a Fox affiliate in North Carolina refused to air more than just the pilot episode of the show. Then over a year after the show ended, the FCC hit Fox with a $1.2 million fine for not censoring scenes from a bachelor party.
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