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The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows 

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Updated May 11, 2020 575 votes 165 voters 28.4k views 26 items

List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Dating Game Show TV series.

The very best dating game show shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest dating game show shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular dating game show TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining dating game show show of all time is. Don't let your favorite dating game show television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of dating game show television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

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Blind Date is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
Blind Date Roger Lodge, Ava Cadell, Jerry G. Angelo |

Premiered: 1999

Blind Date is an American dating game show. Hosted by Roger Lodge, the series was distributed by Universal Worldwide Television. It was later distributed by NBCUniversal.

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#413 of 571 TV Shows Canceled Before Their Time #202 of 281 The Best Reality TV Shows Ever #8 of 83 The Best Dating Reality Shows

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The Dating Game is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
Chuck Woolery, Brad Sherwood, Jim Lange

Premiered: 1965

The Dating Game is an ABC television show. 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 ...more

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#30 of 87 The Greatest Game Shows of All Time #13 of 83 The Best Dating Reality Shows #59 of 59 The Worst Dating Shows

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The Bachelor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
Chris Harrison, Brad Womack, Sean Lowe

Premiered: 2002

The Bachelor (ABC, 2002) is an American dating and relationship reality television series created by Mike Fleiss. A single bachelor dates multiple women over several weeks, narrowing them down ...more

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All the Couples from The Bachelor: Where Are They Now? #119 of 151 The Best Reality Competition Series #51 of 148 The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time

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Naked Attraction is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
Naked Attraction
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Take Me Out is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows

Premiered: 2012

Single women searching for love hope to find a match in this fast-paced and unpredictable dating series hosted by entertainer George Lopez. Each week, in front of a studio audience, brave ...more

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#146 of 151 The Best Reality Competition Series #40 of 83 The Best Dating Reality Shows #13 of 41 The Very Best British Reality Shows, Ranked

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Date My Mom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows

Premiered: 2004

Date My Mom is a television dating show airing on the music channel MTV and produced by Kalissa Productions. The series premiered on November 15, 2004 and ended in 2006. An 18- to 24-year-old ...more

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#29 of 148 The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time #41 of 83 The Best Dating Reality Shows #13 of 28 The Dumbest Premises for Reality Shows

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Beauty and the Geek is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
Mike Richards, Sam Horrigan, Nicole Morgan

Premiered: 2005

Beauty and the Geek is a reality television series that is an international franchise, the U.S version is shown on The CW. It has been advertised as "The Ultimate Social Experiment" ...more

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#440 of 571 TV Shows Canceled Before Their Time #46 of 151 The Best Reality Competition Series #189 of 281 The Best Reality TV Shows Ever

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The Undateables is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
The Undateables Sally Phillips

Premiered: 2012

The Undateables is a British reality documentary show that has aired on Channel 4 since 3 April 2012 and is narrated by Sally Phillips. A fourth series started broadcast on 5 January 2015. The ...more

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#26 of 41 The Very Best British Reality Shows, Ranked #20 of 39 The Best Dating TV Shows

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Perfect Match is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows

Premiered: 1986

Perfect Match was an American game show hosted by Bob Goen and announced by Johnny Gilbert, which aired from January 13 to September 12, 1986 in syndication. The game featured three married ...more
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elimiDATE is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
terence981 added Tony Boldi, Dale Inghram, Arvin Pasricha

Premiered: 2001

elimiDATE is a reality television dating show in which one contestant chooses between four contestants of the opposite sex by eliminating them one by one in three total rounds. On 11 August ...more
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Heart Signal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
Heart Signal
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A Shot at Love with Tila... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
Tila Tequila, Amanda Ireton, Brandi Ryan

Premiered: 2007

A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila is an American reality television dating game show similar to the TV show The Bachelor. It premiered on October 9, 2007 on MTV starring Tila Tequila. The series ...more

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#78 of 151 The Best Reality Competition Series #84 of 148 The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time #10 of 28 The Dumbest Premises for Reality Shows

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12 Corazones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
Edward'O, Shahram Fayaz, Penelope Menchaca

Premiered: 2005

12 Corazones is a Spanish-language dating game show produced in the United States for the television network Telemundo since January 2005, based on its namesake Argentine TV show format The show ...more
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Love Games: Bad Girls Ne... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
Bret Ernst

Premiered: 2010

Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too is an American reality television dating game show that premiered on Oxygen on March 16, 2010. It is the second spin-off of Bad Girls Club. Three "bad ...more
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Who Wants to Marry My Da... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
spongebuddymac0 added Mario Lopez, Heidi Mueller

Premiered: 2003

Who Wants To Marry My Dad was a NBC-produced reality show that aired in the summer of 2003 and 2004. The point of the show was to have the children pick out a new bride for their father to ...more

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#63 of 148 The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time #67 of 83 The Best Dating Reality Shows #22 of 39 The Best Dating TV Shows

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Momma's Boys is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows

Premiered: 2008

Momma's Boys is an American reality television series on the NBC network, executive produced by Ryan Seacrest and Andrew Glassman, which centers on a group of mothers who must help choose the ...more

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#73 of 83 The Best Dating Reality Shows #22 of 59 The Worst Dating Shows #16 of 39 The Best Dating TV Shows

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Love Games: Bad Girls Ne... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too - Season 1

Premiered: 2010-03-16

The first season of Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too premiered on March 16, 2013, after the fourth season Bad Girls Club reunion. It is the second spin-off to Bad Girls Club. The first season ...more
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A Shot at Love II with T... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
Tila Tequila

Premiered: 2008

A Shot at Love II with Tila Tequila is an American reality television dating game show. It is the follow-up season to A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila. The series is a bisexual-themed dating ...more
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A Double Shot at Love is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows

Premiered: 2008

A Double Shot at Love is an American reality television dating game show which first aired weekly on MTV from December 9, 2008 to February 3, 2009. It is a spin-off of A Shot at Love with Tila ...more
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Eochair an ghrá ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
Eochair an ghrá
Eochair an ghrá is a television programme broadcast by Ireland's TG4, an Irish language network. The programme is a dating series where the presenter Eibhlín Ní Chonghaile ...more
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The Love Machine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
The Love Machine

Premiered: 2012

The Love Machine was a British dating show hosted by Chris Moyles and Stacey Solomon. It aired on Sky Living in the UK from 11 March 2012 to 1 March 2013.
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Dagens Mand is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
Dagens Mand
Dagens Mand is a dating game show on TV 2 in Denmark.
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That's Amore! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
That's Amore!

Premiered: 2008

That's Amore! is a reality television show that aired on MTV in early 2008. It is a spin-off of MTV's A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila. The show stars Domenico Nesci, who had been a contestant ...more
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Paisean Faisean is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
Paisean Faisean
Paisean Faisean is an Irish language television dating show broadcast on TG4. It was presented in the first three series by Aoife Ní Thuairisg, and in the fourth series by ...more
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Elisas univers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dating Game Show TV Shows
Elisas univers
Elisas univers was a dating show that aired on TV3 hosted by Elisa Røtterud, a former contestant on the Norwegian Survivor. The show premiered on 17 January 2000.