“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.
The questions were designed by the show’s writers to elicit sexy answers. Paul, Minn., where at 15 he discovered a passion for local radio after winning an audition at a local station.
In the third season, a Golden Ticket was introduced, which allowed the Picker to save one eliminated player as he or she walked in front of him on the way out of the studio.
This contestant automatically advanced to the semifinals.
After eliminating a choice, all the contestants who fit that choice left the Dating Pool, in view of the Picker.
This process was repeated until five to eight potentials were left, at which point they advanced to the next round.
Three contestants, including a returning champion, competed. See full summary » Jeopardy-like game show featuring Ben Stein as both a host and a contestant.