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Series 1 & 2 (2016 - 2018) 16 x 45 mins

This fascinating 8-part series provides a unique and privileged insight into the age-old practice of arranged marriage and the New Zealanders putting faith in their families to find their beloved life partner. With more than half of marriages worldwide being arranged, what are the chances for a lifetime of bliss and happiness? Matched goes behind the scenes as parents scour the globe for a suitable spouse for their children and couples tie the knot in elaborate and extravagant marriage ceremonies and festivities that accompany the modern arranged wedding. They are willingly committing themselves to lifelong matrimony with someone they barely know.