How to watch Married At First Sight USA season 16 from anywhere in the world

Wondering how to watch Married At First Sight USA? Here's how to tune in to season 16 from anywhere

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Married At First Sight USA is back for a 16th season with ten new singletons saying "I do" moments after meeting at the altar.

Following the success of MAFS USA (even Michelle Obama is a fan) and its worldwide sister shows Married At First Sight UK and Married At First Sight Australia, you're likely wondering how to watch Married At First Sight USA as it returns to screens. 

Season 16 of the show will follow as ten more hopeless romantics put their trust in the ultimate matchmaking experience, meeting their future spouse for the first time on their wedding day. 

This time around, the MAFS stars searching for true love with a total stranger hail from Nashville, Tennessee. The series will see five couples from the city of country music stars put through their paces in the eight-week experiment as they tackle their honeymoons, moving in together, experiencing each other's worlds, and meeting one another's family's in order to find out if they really are a perfect match. 

But, depending on where you are in the world, there'll be different ways to watch the news season of MAFS. Here's all the info you need to not miss out on the latest installments of strangers-to-spouses drama. 

How to watch Married At First Sight USA in America

If you live in the USA, watching Married At First Sight is simple. The first episode of season 16 premiered on Lifetime on Wednesday, January 4 and will air every Wednesday at 8pm EST. If you need to catch up on episodes, the show can be streamed on the Lifetime app or website. 

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You can also watch Married At First Sight US on Sling TV (opens in new tab), an app-based TV service where you can stream live TV and on-demand shows over the internet. Sling is great if you don't have cable TV, as you can watch MAFS using their Blue or Orange package which is $40 per month.

At the moment, you can get your first month with Sling for half-price - meaning it's just $20 for the month - and there are no long contracts. You can cancel at any time.

There will be 23 episodes in the 16th season, with the duration of each episode having been increased from an hour to 90 minutes of MAFS gossip. 

The show's official synopsis reads, "Ten Nashville, Tennessee-based singles will embark on a journey to meet the love of their lives during this 23-episode season, where they’ll marry a complete stranger, travel to their honeymoons and then move in together as husband and wife.

"After the 8-week social experiment concludes, each newlywed will have to come to terms with the hard truth of their marriage status and make a life-changing decision – continue to stay married and start a future together, or get a divorce and go their separate ways."

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How to watch Married At First Sight USA from anywhere in the world

Unfortunately for MAFS fans outside of the States, Married At First Sight USA season 16 is only available over there. If you're still keen to watch, you may benefit from a VPN (a virtual private network) that allows you to access the show.

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If you've never installed a VPN before, don't worry, it's quick and easy. Just follow these three steps:

  1. Download and install the VPN following ExpressVPN's easy-to-follow instructions.
  2. Once you've installed your VPN, open the app and select your server location as anywhere in the USA.
  3. With your VPN installed and server location set to USA, you can now watch Married At First Sight USA on Lifetime.

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Our sister site, TechRadar, has tested all of the major VPN services and they rate ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) as the absolute best. They say, "It’s compatible with all of your devices, supports most streaming services, and ranks among the fastest. You can even install it on devices like an Amazon Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Xbox, and PlayStation. So for a one-stop-shop, you can’t go wrong with Express." 

Caitlin Elliott