was formerly hosted by the late TV icon Cilla Black from 1985 until 2003.
A Blind Date
contestant was last jilted in Nepal in 1997.
viewers left seriously cringing after contestant randomly croons Mysterious Girl
Her name was Brigette Bard and Howard had met her 25 years earlier on everyone's favourite Saturday night TV show, Blind Date
Do it," leaving Maxine with no choice but to commit to the blind date
A spokesperson for charity Stonewall, which campaigns for equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people, said: "It's great that Blind Date
will now include same-sex couples.
Paul with late Cilla " Blind Date
was a huge hit for ITV with a peak of more than 18 million viewers.
Simon Pegg rom-com Man Up When the train pulls into the station, Nancy discovers Jessica has left her copy behind and races after her, only to cross paths with the blind date
, Jack (Pegg).
Lorra, lorra laughs: Jenni Falconer loved filming the episode of Blind Date
she appeared in so much that she pursued a career in TV
She says she would never have gone on Take Me Out, today's much raunchier equivalent of Blind Date
While 29 percent of those over 55 have been on a blind date
, just three percent of those aged 18 to 24 have ever experienced a date with someone they knew next-to-nothing about.
Black, 65, hosted ITV's Blind Date
- watched by 17m viewers at the height of its popularity in the 1980s - for 18 years.
Big Brother host Davina McCall is 6-1 favourite with Paddy Power to host the new series of Blind Date
Michelle Logan, 26, of San Diego, started an alibi club and used it to get out of a blind date
You might not be the only one who's nervous--your blind date
might also have scheduled an Escape-a-date rescue call.