aired for the first time on 30 November 1985 and was hosted by the legendary Cilla Black.
Helped by the infamous voiceover Graham, the show quickly became prime time viewing across the UK.
With this in mind, it seems obvious that we would take interest in TV programmes that show people in the midst of finding someone special (or not as is often the case).
Dating programmes have been around for some time, but a recent boom has led to us wondering; are we a nation addicted to love?
But Chris Mc Govern, of the Campaign for Real Education, warned: “It’s a pretty depressing example of the extent to which TV companies chase ratings and lose sense of their social and moral responsibility.” Mark Procter, of Discovery Networks International, said: “A dark room.
Finding love is something most of us think about, whether we have it currently or we are thinking about ways to achieve it either through a date academy, online forum or simply by hitting the bars.
Body Art explained the concept to The Mirror, saying: ‘In round one eight men or women will start naked in a see-through box.
‘In the third and final round the contestants speak about themselves and give the contestant an opportunity to find out what their personalities are like.’ He added: ‘I am really looking forward to stripping for the show.’ Expected to film in February, Science Of Attraction is expected to air in 2016.
Undressed is an extreme dating show on the TLC channel. Singleton strangers that undress each other on a first date.“It’s a gloriously simple format but an irresistibly watchable show.”Watchdog Ofcom has recently been flooded with complaints about reality show romps.
Dating Naked is a series that explores the art of romance, free of preconceived notions, stereotypes – and clothes.
Hosted by Rocsi Diaz, this season once again features two main daters, David and Natalie, as they search for love on a tropical island paradise.