Shows like MAFS Australia

Need to fill the MAFS Australia hole in your heart? Here are shows you can watch instead

For some reason watching strangers fall in love brings me joy x

With Married at First Sight Australia now over in the UK and the UK season still months away, viewers are desperately trying to busy themselves in the meantime. But what other shows are there like MAFS Australia I hear you ask? You’d be suprised.

If you can somehow believe it, there are an array of reality TV shows just as wild and chaotic as the Married at First Sight franchise. So, if you’re desperately trying to fill the void MAFS Australia left in your life, why not watch all of these shows instead?

I Kissed a Boy

via BBC

I Kissed a Boy is BBC Three’s new reality dating show with none other than Dannii Minogue as the host. It is the UK’s first ever gay dating show and it follows 10 single guys who stay in a truly gorgeous Masseria in Italy. The contestants are matched up with each other based on what they’re looking for in a partner and once they meet their match, they are tested to see if their relationship can work out.

There is non-stop drama and is truly a breath of fresh air that a lot of other reality TV shows don’t offer. It’s available to watch on BBC iPlayer now.

Love Is Blind

via Netflix

If you’re a true reality TV fiend, you have probably already watched the latest season of Love Is Blind are at least aware there is a new one collecting dust on your Netflix watch list. The latest season is based in Seattle and to be expected, not everyone says “I do” when it comes to the final altar moment.

All seasons of Love Is Blind are available to watch on Netflix, with a Japanese and Brazilian series available to watch too.

Love Island

via ITV

The upcoming season of Love Island may well and truly fill the void when it starts airing in just two weeks. Contestants have already been rumoured and the villa is of course going to be as stunning as ever.

Maya Jama will be returning as the host and the official Love Island podcast will be hosted by Sam Thompson and Indiyah Polack.

The new series has been described as “the ultimate search of love” and I need it NOW. “With new arrivals, heads may turn, while others will prove their true feelings. From romance and heart-to-hearts, to betrayal, bombshells and broken hearts, there’s never a dull moment in the ultimate search for love.”

Love Island will be available to watch on ITV 2 and ITVX from Monday 5th June.

Married at First Sight USA

Seasons one to 12 are all available to watch on Channel 4, for in case your wondering how the America deal with the chaos of marrying a stranger at first sight.

The series has been described as: “American singletons marry complete strangers who have been selected for them by a team of relationship experts. They meet for the first time at their weddings; will the marriages last?”

All seasons of Married at First Sight Australia, New Zealand and UK are all available to watch on Channel 4.

Shows like MAFS Australia

via Netflix

The Ultimatum is another Netflix reality TV show that will really make your scratch your head in confusion when it comes to the premise of the show.

The series is a social experiment that tests to see how many couples will get married when given an ultimatum. The first season is available to watch on Netflix and it features six couples “on the verge of marriage” who have eight weeks to decide if they want to get married or break up for good.

The Ultimatum: Queer Love is also available to watch on Netflix now.

For all the latest Married at First Sight Australia news and gossip, iconic memes and the best quizzes, like The Holy Church of MAFS on Facebook.

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Featured image credit via Hamed Daram on Unsplash, Netflix, ITV and Channel 4 BBC before edits.