Dating show on vh1
This courtroom-style show focused on the break-up, not the courtship, of a couple, with the guy and the girl each getting a “lawyer” to help them argue their case.
After the date, the contestant would dismiss one single and go on a date with the other.“Relationships are hard, and The Game knows that working in the entertainment business makes it even harder,” said VH1's executive vp of original programming and production Susan Levison.“In this series, he gets to try a different strategy, taking the advice and suggestions of the friends who know him best.We can't wait to go on this adventure with The Game as he searches for the woman that could ultimately be his match.” The 10-episode series is slated to premiere summer 2015, and is executive produced by 51 Minds’ Christian Sarabia and Angela Aguilera. For VH1, the series is executive produced by Levison, Jill Holmes, Kristen Kelly, Fernando Mills and Tricia Biggio.hard already whetted the network’s appetite for hot young singles getting it on and audiences were ready for more.What followed would become an MTV signature: scripted dating shows that favored hot (often shirtless, fit and on Spring Break) 20-somethings look for the someone to screw, not marry.
The clever set ups — blind dates in bedrooms, blind dates in vans, blind dates with parents — kept generations of teens glued to the channel, much in the same way music videos had the decade prior.
And the effects of it can be seen in much of modern culture, especially technology, with apps like Tinder and Ok Cupid like a real-world versions of was hosted by Chris Hardwick and Jenny Mc Carthy and featured a single guy or a single girl weeding out a crowd of horny hotties by choosing a series of attributes (hair color, body type, “package size”) and asking erotically tinged questions.
Even in these early reality days, MTV understood that people would do and say anything to get on TV—and on is also notable for featuring gay and lesbian contestants, a rarity at the time, but something they would continue on almost all of their future dating shows.
Despite its romantic framing, the show focused more on the competition aspects of “winning” (being chosen for the date) much more than a romantic match and often simplified its contestants into a series of flirtatious bullet points.
It’s a structure that would set a precedent for the next decade on MTV and popular syndicated dating series like , a reality show that followed a first date plus commentary from each of the daters’ best friends.
The best friends would follow the date from a van, the first time a vehicle would be introduced to the MTV dating show formula, something most likely copied from another syndicated dating show, had the single girl or guy essentially date the different contestants’ homes, allowing them to go through drawers, look under beds, and use a ultraviolet wands to identify suspicious bed stains.