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Cohen also will serve as a co-exec producer on the series, which will debut in the summer. "We couldn’t be more thrilled to bring this incredibly beloved and iconic show to primetime network television," Darnell said."The combination of the insanely talented Andy Cohen and the undisputed king of relationship shows Mike Fleiss is absolute magic..in the perfect home of Fox…and I think we have a match made in heaven." Additional exec producers include Martin Hilton (was originally hosted by Chuck Woolery and ran in syndication from 1983 to 1994, collecting an astounding 2,120 episodes.Bravo’s Andy Cohen will take over hosting duties from original matchmaker Chuck Woolery, and The format will stick pretty close to the original show, with a single man or woman going out on three blind dates and then reporting back on what happened to Cohen in front of a live studio audience.But the new version promises to “amp up the original hit dating show for today’s audiences,” so we might see some swiping or some live-streaming worked in there somehow.“It’s just this incredible confluence of incredible talent and a great format and a concept that happens to be perfect for me,” Cohen says, admitting that hosting a shiny-floor game show has been a “fantasy” of his.
The show will have both straight and gay couples, according to Fox entertainment president David Madden.“Show creator Eric Lieber was a close friend of mine.EXCLUSIVE: Fox is reteaming with Mark Burnett for an unscripted dating series to air later this year.After face-to-face meetings, a participant picks a mate based on instant chemistry.“The real soap opera will unfold when these budding couples discover whether or not they have the compatibility to make their relationships last,” Fox says.
Set in the Caribbean islands, COUPLED follows 12 single, smart and young professional women looking for love, who will meet face-to-face with eligible single men.