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Video: Couples Have Sex In A Box In American Version Of British Show
Move over Maury Povich. There's a new trashy TV show out there that aims to help couples talk through their relationships—but this one has them have sex in a box on stage before they get down with their feelings.
The first trailer for Sex Box dropped today. It's a new American version of the British show that began airing in 2013, and this one will premiere on the WE tv network (which hosts other reality TV shows like Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars) on Feb. 27.
Basically, the premise is that couples have sex in a soundproof, camera-free box on stage in front of a live audience. But no, we don't get to watch the couple have sex. After doing the deed, the couples come out wearing silky pajamas and robes and talk about their feelings with a panel of relationship experts. The talks are supposed to catch them when they're vulnerable and feeling all warm and fuzzy. Some of the sex topics they'll be chatting about include polyamory, orgasms, oral sex and virginity.
"The box changes lives," one host says dramatically in the trailer below:
Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly said the show originated from BBC. It's from British TV Channel 4. LAist regrets this error.