The challenge was to find The One—a surprisingly difficult feat in the dating smorgasbord of New York City—and some of our Singles might just have done it. Read More has come to a close (sidenote: BOOOOOOOOOOO), which of our love matches will stand the test of time? Read More came to a close last night as a pair of eligible-slash-handsome New York City men embarked on series final dates with Joey and Tabasum. But no matter if their coupled up or walking out alone after eight weeks on our real-time reality TV experiment, they say they consider their efforts to be successful rather than shameful. He’s not sooooo timid as to turn down a well meaning gesture from business partner Matt (and Matt’s awesomely astute wife Lauren) to fix him up with six different women in the span of 30 minutes. Should Tabasum break the cycle of dating slashies and various man-boys and pursue Vincent? Material.) Is Brian too difficult for his own good. Need a service that can help you find your true love without dealing with the Mailer Daemons and other inconveniences of online dating?The 21st century's answer to all these problems is speed dating.(You already know the answer.) The fans have spoken—and we’ve got all the results of this week’s edition of Play Live. Our Single gave us a VIP tour of his namesake Manhattan studio, and it’s exactly what you think it would be: Warm, inviting, chic and packed with the kind of must-have brow-centric products that Joey used on Brian. On last night’s finale, we saw Ericka and Lee and Tripp and Kerry begin their happily-ever-afters, while Tabasum and Joey met people we hope they continue to date. But after reading your best tweets from last night, there’s definitely hope for him yet. Read More cast—Joey, Tabasum, Kerry, Brian, Lee, Ericka—and quickly canceled all of our Tuesday night plans so as to not miss one moment of the laughter, the tears, the storming-out-of-dates and the falling-in-love.
Doesn’t it seem like a distilled a version of what’s happening ALL THE TIME? Then there’s a compatibility quiz that the potential couple has to take and they win money towards their date. It kind of reminds me of I remember staying up late and watching this show as a kid, praying that things wouldn’t be like this when I grew up. For some reason, you can watch 10 consecutive episodes of it without batting an eye.
Two greasy guys go on dates with three big-haired ladies.
That mad dash to be the “next big thing” resulted in LOTS of seriously terrible (yet highly watchable) shows that riffed off the original Dating Game as well as some (sort of) original ideas. The formats were so simple that they could sent each member of a couple out on a date with some single, home-wrecking, sassy-pantses. Everybody hangs out in a group, has fun, laughs, and tries to tear each other down. Then they introduce “The 5th Wheel,” who comes in and tries to disrupt the connections the four have been forming. Well, whatever, The most annoying, yet most watchable of all the dating reality game shows.
The couple was then made to decide if they wanted to stay in the relationship or have a “change of heart” and go out with some “ho they barely know.” (Don’t Google the quote. Then the man or woman in question chooses the one they want to hook up with. For some reason, there’s usually some people-licking involved. It’s basically speed-dating with a loud, loser-eliminating buzzer. Or, rather, the show that Jenny Mc Carthy totally carried with her uniquely obnoxious charm, but otherwise sucked the big one. They go through random, wacky elimination games, competing for the one guy or gal sitting in the big chair. Four of their friends sit in a control room, watch the live footage and talk smack. Two people go on a blind date and the creative team puts a bunch of silly captions, dumb animations and cartoon “thought bubbles” over it.
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