Season two of Married at First Sight premiered tonight on FYI. The show takes three couples who have never met before and pairs them together to be married at first sight.
The participants selected are as follows:
Ryan D. (29 years old, a business consultant who keeps his home very clean and is motivated by his grandparents' relationship)
Shawn (34, a ER/trauma nurse who was bullied as a child)
Ryan R. (28, a real estate agent who is helping to raise his niece and nephew)
Jessica (30, a receptionist who was formerly engaged)
Davina (34, a pharmaceutical sales rep who is a child who faced racism and divorced parents)
Jaclyn (29, a sales rep for a vodka brand who really wants to find love)
The panel of experts are:
Dr. Joseph Cilona, clinicial psychologist
Dr. Pepper Schwartz, sociologist
Dr. Logan Levkoff, sexologist
Greg Epstein, spiritual advisor
The participants are put through tests with the professionals to ensure they make a good match.
The matches are:
Ryan D and Jessica, who share a deep core value of family but will have an interfaith relationship, with him being Jewish and her Catholic.
Sean and Davina, who have overcome emotional and physical issues in their lives, primarily from bullying. This couple is interracial, which fits well with Davina's desire to date a Caucasian male. Sean will be able to work with Davina's communication problems.
Ryan R and Jaclyn, who are described as a yin and yang.
The couples prepared for their weddings, including having bachelor parties and things of the sort. Next week is when things should really get interesting.
For more info on the cast, this article has some good information.