Based on a hit UK format, the hourlong series offers an authentic look at a variety of real first dates happening over one night at the same restaurant in Chicago.
The show features daters from cities across the country, and of all ages, sexualities and dating experience.
“I’ve always wanted to host a game show and this is the perfect one for me because it mixes what I already do, which is ask really personal questions,” says the television-executive-turned-celebrity, who used to head development at Bravo.
“It capitalizes on everything that I love to do — digging for personal details is something that I started doing with the Housewives many years ago.” Funny enough, Cohen says when he was in charge of programming at the NBCUniversal cabler, he tried to nab the “Love Connection” format for the net with plans for someone else to host, since he was in the midst of his executive days.
Casting is open to participants ages 18 to 65 who are currently single and U.
It’s before noon on a weekday in late March, and Andy Cohen walks out onto a massive set with possibly the most dramatic entrance ever. ” the voiceover shouts, as the TV personality is unveiled from giant bridge that lowers as he graces the lit-up stage.
First Dates is an American reality television show based on the British version of the show of the same name that began airing on NBC on April 7, 2017.
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Though the environment is familiar to Cohen with a live audience and a cushy couch for conversation with guests, this is not “Watch What Happens Live.” Rather, the Bravo personality is taping an episode of “Love Connection,” the revival of the dating game show, which premieres Thursday night on Fox.
“Love Connection” shot over a period of about one week, bringing the New York-based Cohen to Los Angeles to do what he does best: prod into people’s personal lives.
Dubé, 66, and Golden, 29, weren't paired with each other.
It was only in the last few days that each learned a fellow Chattanoogan was also in the crowd that night.