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

The very best dating shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest dating shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular dating TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining dating show of all time is. Don't let your favorite dating 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 television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

Everything from The Bachelor to Momma's Boys is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best dating show of all time?" and "What are the greatest dating shows?"
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The Dating Game is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
Chuck Woolery, Brad Sherwood, Jim Lange 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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Blind Date is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
Roger Lodge, Ava Cadell, Jerry G. Angelo | 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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The Bachelorette is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
Chris Abraham added Ben Sandford The Bachelorette is a spin-off from the American competitive reality dating game show The Bachelor. In its January 2003 debut on ABC, the first season featured Trista Rehn, the runner-up date ...more

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The Bachelor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
Chris Harrison, Brad Womack, Sean Lowe The Bachelor is an American reality television dating game show debuting in 2002 on ABC. For all seasons, the show is hosted by Chris Harrison. There are three related series: The Bachelorette, ...more

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Paradise Hotel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
zoe-krainik added Amanda Byram, Mark Thompson Paradise Hotel is an American reality television program that aired on Fox in 2003, MyNetworkTV and Fox Reality Channel in 2008. In the show, a group of single people live in a luxurious hotel ...more

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Take Me Out is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
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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I Wanna Marry Harry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
zoe-krainik added I Wanna Marry Harry is a television program.

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Parental Control is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
Parental Control is a heavily scripted "pseudo-reality" program produced by MTV. The two directors, Brendon Carter and Bruce Klassen, have also created other MTV shows. In Asia, this ...more

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Room Raiders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
Tim-Ryan O'Kane, Tom Oberdick, Jesse Wolter Room Raiders is a "dating/reality" series on MTV.

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Millionaire Matchmaker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
Patti Stanger, Destin Pfaff, Rachel Federoff The Millionaire Matchmaker is an American reality television series on Bravo that premiered on January 22, 2008, and is hosted by Patti Stanger. The Millionaire Matchmaker follows Patti Stanger, ...more

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Shipmates is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
Shipmates is an American syndicated television show that ran for two seasons from 2001 - 2003. Reruns later ran on the cable channel Spike TV. The show was created by Hurricane Entertainment and ...more

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Next is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
Lorin Eric Salm, Michael McKinley, Jamieson Hill Next is a dating game show produced by Kallissa Productions which ran on MTV from 2005–2008.

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Dating in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
Sarah Harding Dating in the Dark is a dating game show that has been airing on Sky Living since 9 September 2009. It was narrated by Scott Mills for series 1 and 2, then Sarah Harding took over as presenter ...more

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Singled Out is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
Carmen Electra Singled Out is a game show that ran on MTV from 1995 to 1998. Each episode featured a group of 50 men and a group of 50 women competing for a date with one main contestant of the opposite sex. ...more

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The 5th Wheel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
The 5th Wheel is an American dating reality series that aired in syndication from 2001 to 2004. The show was initially hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, but when Tyler left after completing the ...more

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Date My Mom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
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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The Other Half is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
Dale Winton The Other Half was a dating game show on BBC One, which ran from 7 June 1997 to 2 February 2002. It was hosted by Dale Winton who is known for his fame in Supermarket Sweep.

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Momma's Boys is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
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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After Love is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
After Love After Love is a 2009 South Korean reality dating show.

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Love Games: Bad Girls Need Lov... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
Bret Ernst 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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Perfect Match is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
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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Streetmate is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
Holly Willoughby, Davina McCall Streetmate was a reality dating game show that first aired on Channel 4 from 30 October 1998 to 9 March 2001, hosted by Davina McCall, and then aired on ITV2 from 27 September to 18 October ...more

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12 Corazones is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
Edward'O, Shahram Fayaz, Penelope Menchaca 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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The Love Machine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
The Love Machine 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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A Shot at Love with Tila Tequi... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
Tila Tequila, Amanda Ireton, Brandi Ryan 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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Loveland is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
Loveland Cilla Black Loveland is a cancelled British dating game show that was due to be aired on Sky One in 2011. The show would have been similar to old dating show, Blind Date 20th Century but with a 21st-century ...more

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A Double Shot at Love is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dating TV Shows
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