Two singles are sent on three blind dates each, with the hope of finding a love connection. Then they'll tell all in front of a live studio audience as their dates also react. The one-hour series amps up the original hit dating show for today's audiences. Two singles are sent on three blind dates each with the hope of finding a love connection. They will then tell all in front of a live studio audience as their dates also react.
Between September 19, and July 1, , Chuck Woolery—who had been the original host of Wheel of Fortune back in —hosted the syndicated, technologically advanced dating show Love Connection. The show was briefly revived in , with Pat Bullard as host. The premise featured either a single man or single woman who would watch audition tapes of three potential mates discussing what they look for in a significant other, and then pick one for a date. The one rule was that between the end of the date and when the couple appeared on the show together, they were not allowed to communicate—so as not to spoil the next phase. A couple of weeks after the date, the guest would sit with Woolery in front of a studio audience and tell everybody about the date.
About the Show
Close Menu. Travelling or based outside United States? Video availability outside of United States varies. Sign in to see videos available to you. Before there was online dating there was Love Connection!
The show debuted in syndication in and ended in after more than 2, shows, although reruns continued to air through June 30, According to the old intro: "Sometimes, our dates have a happy ending, and some other times, there's just an ending. But it's always unpredictable when two strangers meet, trying to make that Love Connection. The show was a variant of The Dating Game in which a bachelor or bachelorette would select from three potential dates of the opposite sex. A large majority of the contestants were in their 20s and looking for Mr. Following a short interview, the audience was shown video excerpts of the three potential dates of which the contestant had screened in their entirety. The audience is then asked to vote on which date they believe was the right match for the bachelor ette. Since contestants were not permitted to see each other or make contact between the time they went on their date and when they appeared on the show, this was their first meeting since going out. The date is introduced, then appears on-screen via backstage hookup.