Between September 19, and July 1, , Chuck Woolery—who had been the original host of Wheel of Fortune back in —hosted the syndicated, technologically advanced dating show Love Connection. The show was briefly revived in , with Pat Bullard as host. The premise featured either a single man or single woman who would watch audition tapes of three potential mates discussing what they look for in a significant other, and then pick one for a date. The one rule was that between the end of the date and when the couple appeared on the show together, they were not allowed to communicate—so as not to spoil the next phase. A couple of weeks after the date, the guest would sit with Woolery in front of a studio audience and tell everybody about the date. But here are a few things you might not have known about the dating series that started it all. Staff members would interview potential contestants and rate them on a PALIO score , which stands for personality, appearance, lifestyle, intelligence, and occupation.
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The show debuted in syndication in and ended in after more than 2, shows, although reruns continued to air through June 30, According to the old intro: "Sometimes, our dates have a happy ending, and some other times, there's just an ending. But it's always unpredictable when two strangers meet, trying to make that Love Connection.
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Two singles are sent on three blind dates each, with the hope of finding a love connection. Then they'll tell all in front of a live studio audience as their dates also react. The one-hour series amps up the original hit dating show for today's audiences. Two singles are sent on three blind dates each with the hope of finding a love connection. They will then tell all in front of a live studio audience as their dates also react. If you've already rewatched your old holiday favorites, here are three new films to keep the cheer going all season long. Get some picks. Title: Love Connection —. Emmy Award winner Andy Cohen hosts a one-hour reboot of the original dating show that features single men and women from all walks of life searching for romance. In the unscripted series, singles are followed on three blind dates to see if a match can be made.