The Turkish government issued two new decrees this weekend, including one that bans popular TV and radio dating programs, the Associated Press reported.
That’s why NBC’s First Dates appears to have wandered in from a bygone age. is actually playing catch-up when it comes to the First Dates concept.
In a rarity for an American adaptation of a British reality show (see FOX’s bombastic treatment of Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares), NBC has not only retained the original’s low-key charm, but improved on it.
Set in the Caribbean islands, COUPLED follows 12 single, smart and young professional women looking for love, who will meet face-to-face with eligible single men.
Instantly, the women decide if they feel a spark of chemistry and want to spend more time with that guy, or if they don’t feel a connection and want to wait for the next one.
The real soap opera unfolds as new couples are formed and have to discover whether or not they have the compatibility to make their relationships last.