New dating game show on fox
hosted by Andy Cohen is set to premiere in the summer the network has announced.
Arriving May 25 at 8 p.m., the revival of the hourlong series will feature single men and women in search of romance with Cohen at the helm, Deadline reported.
, 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.
's history-making move will air one day after President Donald Trump announced efforts to narrow LGBTQ rights.
On Wednesday morning, Trump sparked public outrage when he tweeted that transgender people will not be allowed to serve in the U. military "in any capacity." Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner were among those who called out the president for failing to fight for the LGBTQ community as he promised during the campaign.
Among those spinning the chairs in future episodes: “American Idol” Season 5 winner Taylor Hicks, another “Jersey Shore” guy, Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, and singer Joe Jonas.
As strange as it sounds, it’s no stranger than some of the medical dramas we’ll be seeing next season — “Mob Doctor,” anyone?
history, the dating show will give LGBTQ contestants a chance at finding their match.
Fox announced earlier this year that the revival of the iconic syndicated show, hosted by Andy Cohen and executive produced by 's Mike Fleiss, would feature same-sex couples, and in an exclusive preview clip of Thursday's episode (above), the show's first-ever openly lesbian single takes the stage.
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Host Andy Cohen promises that this reincarnation of the old dating show will be "more shocking than ever", but it follows the formula of the original show. Cohen then interviews the singles and their dates, to discover if a real love connection has been made.