Produced by Chuck Barris, "The Dating Game" featured three young men who vied for a date with a young woman who was hidden from their view.
This was the first color season for ABC Hollywood, with the network insisting on "bright vivid 'Technicolor' schemes" to be incorporated in all scenery.
After the pilot became a network's program broadcast weekly staple, George Smith continued as the show's art director.
WE KNOW OF ABOUT 350 EPISODES OF "THE DATING GAME" THAT ARE IN EXISTENCE, INCLUDING MOST OF THE 1967 SEASON, SOME 1968-1970, MANY 1971-1972, A FEW FROM 1973-74, SOME FROM 1978-79 SEASON, AND SOME FROM THE LATE 90S.
An eligible bachelor or bachelorette picks a blind date by asking a series of questions to three singles hidden behind a partition.
A number of noted celebrities, including Tom Selleck and Jim Carrey, have started out as bachelors on this show.
As an ABC Hollywood (Prospect & Talmadge studio lot facility) scenic designer and Art Director, George Smith designed "The Dating Game" funky twin turntable set with the 60's daisy decoration on the turntable's background walls.
Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). See full summary » The defending Super Bowl 48 champions Seattle Seahawks and the AFC champion New England Patriots play for the championship of the National Football League at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
The original version of the long-running game show, hosted by veteran host Bob Eubanks.
Below is a complete The Dating Game episode list that spans the show's entire TV run.