List dating game shows
It first aired on December 20, 1965 and was the first of many shows created and packaged by Chuck Barris from the 1960s through the 1980s.
ABC dropped the show on July 6, 1973, but it continued in syndication for another year (1973–1974) as The New Dating Game.
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When chosen, a new statement replaced the old statement and the potential date explained the reason why that fact pertained to them.
Play continued until time expired, after which the bachelor/bachelorette gave their choice.
Beginning in 1966, The Dating Game was often paired with The Newlywed Game.
This was especially true when the two shows entered syndication; in fact, in 1996 the revivals of both The Dating Game and The Newlywed Game were sold as a package called "The Dating-Newlywed Hour".
Chuck Woolery took over in 1997 when the original format was reinstated and hosted for the last two seasons.
New shows for 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 20 are also available.
The 70s was a great time for game show viewers, whether they casually watched whatever show was on or were major enthusiasts of the genre, never missing an episode of their favorite game.
Generally the bachelorette would ask questions written in advance on cards to each of the three hidden bachelors.
The same question could be asked to multiple bachelors. The bachelorette would make her choice based solely on the answers to her questions.