Couples Have Sex for an Audience in English TV Show

Executives behind 'Sex Box' say they are trying to provoke and adult conversation about sex.
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with the latest on a new tv that's aiming to educate everyone about getting closer. It features couples that share their most intimate moments live with a tv audience. And at this point, I let dan hais take it. Reporter: I'll get it from here. The mysterious stuff. It's called "sex box." It has people having sex in a box. The show is spinning it in the high-minded of turns. It's trying to have a conversation about sex in the era of online pornography. Not everyone agrees. As america recovers from miley cyrus' twerking, the u.K. Is readying for a bigger sexual revolution. The show is called "sex box." It involves couples having sex in front of a live studio audience, while inside this o bake, sound-proof room. The couples will discuss their experiences with this panel of experts. It debuted next month, on britain's channel 4, already known for racy programming like "the joy of teen sex." The makers say it's to promote serious dialogue, with an explosion of online pornography, that are distorting people's vision of sex. It makes the real experiences seem very different. Reporter: Others say this is just naked striving for ad dollars. As one critic put it, "sex box" is an attempt to boost ratings while pretending to help society. But dr. Karen stewart, a sex and relationship expert, thinks the show could serve a purpose. We're going to get an opportunity to see who they are and what they just experienced. It can be educational and tantalizing. Reporter: "Sex box" has to rank as one of the most provocative opportunities ever on tv. Along with courtney kourtney kardashian giving birth on television. Is "sex box" too out of the box for american audiences? The union survives justin timberlake rapping about putting his you know what in a box on "snl." And will likely make it through "masters of sex." But sex in a box? The rules have changed on tv. And the demand or opportunity for sexually explicit content seems to really be happening. Reporter: Maybe it will arrive on our shores at some point. Who would actually have sex in a box on television? The three couples are a pair of childhood sweethearts who are engaged to be married. TWO GAY MEN IN THEIR 30s. And a young couple who are in the throes of new love. Let's hope none of these people live to regret their 15 minutes of fame. A british tv executive says, and I quote, there's nothing salacious about the show. Insisting it's quite a chaste program.

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