Channel 4 online dating show
‘It’s crammed full of slow-mo full frontal shots and definitely doesn’t hold back .One contestant was lucky enough to win a date last week and ran up to her match and wrapped her legs around him.’ It is believed Britain’s most tattooed man – born Matthew Whelan, but renamed King of Ink – is taking part.It's a format that is supposedly trading off the belief of some evolutionary psychologists and sexual scientists that the best indication of a successful partner is still found in the physique itself; though modern culture has added peripheral factors of attraction such a dress sense and occupation.The show will be hosted by Anna Richardson; its first episode will feature contestant Aina, who's after someone adventurous - which you presumably would have to be to sign onto this show.In the new age of technological and social efficiency, Channel 4's looking to cut out a few major steps in the dating process: get naked first, actually learn about each other's personalities second.
Another sign of the series` format being authentic and effective, besides providing great entertainment, is that many men and women portrayed at dinner dates actually become couples – many more than usually do after being matched up in a typical TV dating series.
Creator Bryan Elsley conceived the idea of Dates in December 2011/January 2012, stating "a date is a very complex and grown up interaction between two people. Everyone knows the difficulty of spending an hour or so in someone's company that you haven't met before.
It seemed to be that there was an almost infinite range of possibilities that could flow from that. Northern lorry driver David arrives at a restaurant to meet Celeste with whom he has arranged a date via the Internet.
The hosts help identify the mistakes people make online, transform their style and profiles and help them begin to conquer the online dating world.
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The program is currently in its seventh series, which aired on August 9, 2016.