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Masters of Reception

By Anne Louise Bannon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Wedding reality show reinforces "perfect day" ideal.

TV TLC Reality TV 2009
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As shows like this go, it's good without being exceptional. The weddings are fun, and you can't help get a little teary-eyed watching the couples recite their vows.

That said, the receptions are so over the top that it's hard not to marvel and yet wince at the same time. Bottom line? Wedding-TV junkies will probably enjoy it, but it might not send the best message to tweens and teens about the importance of a wedding vs. a marriage.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: June 12, 2009
  • Network: TLC
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-PG
  • Last updated: October 13, 2022

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