Blind Date originally ran on Saturday nights from 30 November 1985 to on ITV.

Blind Date returned on 16 October 2013, to celebrate Black's 50-year career in the entertainment industry.

When we looked into where The Bachelor couples are now, we were surprised to see so many authors from the bunch.

In February 2017, it was announced that Blind Date would be returning but would now be aired on Channel 5 fourteen years after being cancelled. It is unknown who is set to present the new series, however Graham Norton is hot favourite.

A contestant named Nicola Gill came on the show, claiming she was a temporary secretary, when she was actually a journalist for Cosmopolitan Magazine.

The couple then picked an envelope naming their destination.

The following episode showed the couple on their date, and interviews with them about the date and about each other.

This special one-off was part of another programme, The One and Only Cilla Black, presented by Paul O'Grady. On 7 February 2017, it was reported that Blind Date would return in 2017 on Channel 5.

The new series is expected to air on Friday nights and will be produced by So Television and Stellify Media, a firm part-owned by Sony Pictures Television.The Bachelorette, Cheryl, doesn’t pick up on any of this.In fact, she ends up choosing Alcala over the other two contestants despite his lackluster answers like, “Nighttime is the best time,” and “I’m a banana…In 2003, the show was broadcast live to try to improve dwindling ratings. , was shot in early 1985 and fronted by comedian Duncan Norvelle.John Birt, LWT's director of programmes, and the IBA regulatory body had reservations about Norvelle's camp style., the show, which attracted 1.4 million viewers, which features a contestant who is chosen to go on a date with one of six contestants, who stand naked within a glass box.