Once upon a time, single mothers rarely talked about their situations. Obviously, that’s changed, if the TBS special “Unmei no Konkatsu Tabi” (“The Journey to a Fateful Union”; Mon., 7 p.m.) is any indication.

A “documentary-variety” show, “Unmei” presents two single mothers trying to find marriage partners. Each is paired with two different “candidates” with whom they “simulate” a life together.

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