The only questions that weren’t allowed were name, occupation, income or age.
As he told the Bay Area Radio Museum, "Radio is the theater of the mind. You don't have to worry about lighting directors and cameramen or script writers and all that.
December 20, 1965 – July 6, 1973 1/2 hour episodes (8 seasons in original run) on ABC Other versions of the show appeared during the years: (1973–1974 as The New Dating Game), (1978–1980), (1986–1989) and (1996–1999) on different networks with different production companies Created and Produced by: Chuck Barris, Chuck Barris Productions Jim Lange was the sole host for the entire run of the series (1965-1971) He also hosted two of the shows re-boots (1973-’74) and (1978-’80)Below is a list of guest stars that you may recognize: THE SCOOPThis was sort of a sixties style boy meets girl but first boy must proof that he is worthy of girl by answering some telling questions.
The humor was usually found in the answers that the young bachelors would give.
(Don’t feel left out ladies, they would occasionally turn the tables and have one bachelor asking the questions to three bachelorettes).
Sometimes, it would be one bachelor asking questions to three bachelorettes.
Lange was known for blowing a kiss goodbye to the audience at the end of each episode.
Occasionally, the bachelor would ask questions to three bachelorettes.
For this revival's first season, two formats were used.
The game show often featured aspiring stars as bachelors and bachelorettes. Paul, Minn., and discovered radio while still a teen after winning an audition at a local station.