When the show was revived with a different format in 1996, Brad Sherwood was named as its host.Chuck Woolery took over in 1997 when the original format was reinstated and hosted for the last two seasons.Mr Neat, a 28-year-old British chef, had gone on the show in the hopes of a free holiday before returning to England and Debbie, who starred on Young Talent Time as a child, loved being on screen, so agreed to take part for a bit of fun.‘I was determined to not look like an idiot if I went on the show so I wasn't going to go and throw myself on the person if I was lucky enough to win them, so we just had this kind of friendly hug and kiss on the cheek,’ Mrs Neat told Daily Mail Australia.‘I was just standing there completely mesmerised thinking, "I can’t believe my life is about to change in the next 24 hours"...
The 1986 revival was hosted by Elaine Joyce for its first season and Jeff Mac Gregor for its remaining two seasons.
With this crazy mix of characters, only one thing is assured – the world’s most innovative dating show certainly will not be boring, as another notorious name tries to find love this week.
pm Tuesday, August 10 on LIVING When groundbreaking series Dating in the Dark premiered on LIVING, it was not just viewers who could not stop talking about the audacious televised experiment in the nature of attraction.
Three single women share one half of a specially designed house, while three bachelors share the other half – with the men and women only meeting each other in the pitch-black ‘Dating Room’. Georgina Baillie was at the heart of the Sachs-gate scandal when Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross taunted her grandfather about her sex life.
Will she cause another stir when she enters the dating room this week?