New fox dating show
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Each episode of will feature single men and/or women in search of romance.
(If you’re wondering where all the crassness comes from, Fleiss and the other EPs needed to make a choice: Either embrace the cheese of the ’80s original and keep it kitschy and old-fashioned, or bring it into the Tinder age with high-tech updates.
Hosted by Andy Cohen, the revival of the iconic syndicated show hails from Mike Fleiss, the executive producer of ABC hit dating series and his Next Entertainment.
, hosted by Chuck Woolery, is a charming relic of the video-dating era, with singles choosing a date from three options and reporting back to Woolery how it went. Each date recap plays out like the original, with the main contestant sitting next to Andy and their date chiming in via video chat.
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“Love Connection was always one of my favorite programs,” said Fleiss.