Paddy dating show
Most recently, it was presented by Laura Jackson and Mark Wright.
Zoe Hardman previously hosted the show with Wright.
The studio segment of contestant Chelsea Stewart scoring a date with model Damion Merry caused controversy when broadcast.
During the third and final round, it became apparent that Damion used to date reality television series personality Jodie Marsh, and he later told one of the girls who had turned her light off, Lucy Harrold, that he would have picked her, offending all the girls who still had their lights on.
For the second series, the date took place abroad on the Isle of FERNANDO'S! Paddy repeats but afterwards with one of catchphrases. From series 7 onwards, they have to write down a 'love at first light' from the girls who had left their lights on. Alternately their friend or family can say a secret. In this round the man turns off the lights of the remaining girls until just two are left lit.
, a fictional location based in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife. Successful couples leave the programme upstairs on the opposite side of the studio to the 'Love Lift', and a song, usually from the latin pop genre, will be played. This includes a pre-recorded video presented by the man. Alternatively, if there is only one or two girls left from round 3 then round 4 is skipped entirely.
A similar format, previously broadcast online, featuring backstage gossip and interviews with the contestants, was regularly made available on just hours after the broadcast of the main programme.
Take Me Out has proven popular with the public, generally pulling over 3 million viewers per episode.
If, at the end of three rounds, there are still lights left on, the bachelor will turn off all but two of the remaining lights himself.But the women behind those podiums, however much I fail to identify with them for wanting to be on TV with their armpits constantly on show, make it gripping viewing." Wrestler Jim Brown, the first contestant on the first series, was accused of continually harassing his date Caroline Mellor despite the fact that their date did not work out.Caroline claimed to receive numerous phone calls and texts from him for over four months.An unscreened pilot episode was made for Channel 4 in 2009, but it was ITV who picked it up for a series.The show is produced by Thames (formerly Talkback Thames).