Reality TV pits 'kittens' against 'cougars'

Channel surfers craving the obligatory mix of catfights, gossip and manicured clawing will get their fix tonight. NBC debuts "Age of Love," a reality show that attempts to determine if age matters in romantic relationships.

Hosted by actor Mark Consuelos ("All My Children"), the show will include 13 women vying for the affection of Australian tennis pro Mark Philippoussis. Seven women are 40-somethings (the "Cougars"), while the remaining six are 20-somethings (the "Kittens").

Producers bill the show as a social experiment that will find out if love is really blind.

"Age of Love" premieres at 9 p.m. on NBC.