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It’s before noon on a weekday in late March, and Andy Cohen walks out onto a massive set with possibly the most dramatic entrance ever. ” the voiceover shouts, as the TV personality is unveiled from giant bridge that lowers as he graces the lit-up stage.Though the environment is familiar to Cohen with a live audience and a cushy couch for conversation with guests, this is not “Watch What Happens Live.” Rather, the Bravo personality is taping an episode of “Love Connection,” the revival of the dating game show, which premieres Thursday night on Fox.“I didn’t want actual producers out there with actual video because then the he-said-she-said doesn’t mean anything,” he says.“When you’re talking to your girlfriends, you’re talking about your perception. That’s the magic.” “Love Connection” is coming at a time when the return of classic game shows seems to be the new TV trend with “0,000 Pyramid,” “Match Game,” “Celebrity Family Feud,” “Battle of the Network Stars,” and “The Gong Show” all at ABC and the upcoming “Joker’s Wild” hosted by Snoop Dogg at TBS.
“Right now, in both scripted and unscripted, everyone is so ratings-challenged that if there’s a brand to it, it helps bring people there,” he explains.But Fleiss says the revamped “Love Connection” is not a game show.“Yes, there’s a game, but it’s really a relationship show and it’s comedy,” Fleiss says.If you’ve made it to that first date and you happen to be going out for drinks, half of the respondents said that suggesting a Bloody Mary as a drink was most likely to get you a second date.The second best drink recommendation was an Old Fashioned at 35 percent, followed by beer at 27 percent, wine at 23 percent, and tequila at 20 percent. Sure, we've all been told to avoid garlic and items that will get caught in your teeth on a first date but will any food actually help you in your quest for love?
After setting up a profile, you have the option to choose from a number of categories, like “love,” “chat,” or “advice.” You can then browse potential matches, but all you see is a blurred photo with a catchy headline over it.