The series is set in the Caribbean Islands and has been picked up for 10 episodes. “I am so happy to be making my first dating series with Fox,” Burnett said Thursday in a statement.
“It’s a genre that attracts a wide audience and our series gives a very fresh perspective that mirrors real life.” This marks Burnett's first dating reality project, as well as his first series at MGM Television, which recently tapped him as its head of television.
The New York City company gears all activities toward beginners and keeps the groups small, gender-balanced and segregated from outsiders.
Jim Lange, who died of a heart attack Tuesday at age 81, hosted many game shows during his decades-long career, but it was his work on "The Dating Game" that made him the most famous.
The untitled project features single men and women who, after face-to-face meetings, must pick a mate based solely on instant chemistry.
These guests were either huge stars before their appearance or after their appearance.
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It’s really hard to play a game if you don’t know the rules.
Note at his convincingly guileless inability to understand the rules of the show, responding to the prompt “I’ll do anything for you, except—“ with “Except ?
” There’s no break in character, no laughing that gives the game away.