The remaining six episodes were placed online on Tuesdays via the network's website, Hulu, the network's cable video on demand service, and i Tunes and Amazon Video for purchase, until the June 4 finale.
It had originally been planned for a Sunday night slot as the lead-in to The Apprentice before NBC reshuffled its spring 2013 schedule; the Tuesday time slot was regarded as an upgrade because The Voice is a strong lead-in, and the network hoped the show would attract the viewers who had previously watched The Bachelor on Tuesdays.
Eligible women applied online to matchmakers Amber Kelleher-Andrews, Tracy Mc Millan and Matthew Hussey. Club gave the premiere episode an "F" grade, calling it "a catastrophe of a television show", "pure evil", "boring, superficial, and bland" and its treatment of the contestants "despicable".
Each of the three bachelors had a field of twelve bachelorettes that were chosen for him: each matchmaker selected four women per bachelor. its premiere only brought in 3.67 million viewers with a 1.5 rating.
Send us your video submission and keep checking back for Open Call Auditions coming to a town near you. Now casting for the new fan favorite from Executive Producer Le Bron James and hosted by Chris Hardwick. Casting teams of 2: siblings, spouses, cousins, in-laws, newlyweds. The network that brought you The Voice and America's Got Talent, has teamed up with Executive Producer Jennifer Lopez and Nuyorican Productions, and the world's premiere dance brand, World of Dance, to create the biggest, most spectacular and innovative dance competition on television.
At the end of each episode, we find out if the participants want to see each other again for a second date or if they head back to love's drawing board.
Barrymore will serve as the narrator for the show, which offers a look at a variety of real first dates happening throughout one night at the same restaurant in Chicago. Barrymore has primarily focused on film, but she has been involved in various TV projects in her career.
The daters are of all ages, backgrounds and from across the U. The audience will be along for the ride in an experience that is meant to play like a real-life romantic comedy. In addition to starring in the short-lived series “2000 Malibu Road,” she executive produced the reality shows “Tough Love” and “Tough Love: Couples,” as well as the reality cooking show “Knife Fight.” She also executive produced the rebooted version of “Charlie’s Angels” in 2011.
"First Dates" is executive produced by Ellen De Generes and Jeff Kleeman for A Very Good Production, Pam Healey and John Hesling for Shed Media, and Tim Carter for Twenty Twenty.
Anthony Dominici also serves as executive producer.