Tv show dating rules
The original dating game shows were introduced by television producer Chuck Barris.
The format of Barris's first dating show, The Dating Game, which commenced in 1965, put an unmarried man behind a screen to ask questions of three women who are potential mates, or one woman who asked questions of three men.
Cable television revived some interest in these shows during the 1980s and 1990s, and eventually new shows began to be made along the old concepts.
Variations featuring LGBT contestants began to appear on a few specialty channels.
But any social situation has the potential to result in romance, especially work.
The first dating show to regularly incorporate bisexual contestants was MTV series A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila, which included both male and female contestants vying for the affections of the show's star, internet star Tila Tequila, who is bisexual.
The person behind the screen could hear their answers and voices but not see them during the gameplay, although the audience could see the contestants.
The various suitors were able to describe their rivals in uncomplimentary ways, which made the show work well as a general devolution of dignity.
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There have been a number of dating shows aired on television over the years, using a variety of formats and rules.