Between September 19, and July 1, , Chuck Woolery—who had been the original host of Wheel of Fortune back in —hosted the syndicated, technologically advanced dating show Love Connection. The show was briefly revived in , with Pat Bullard as host. The premise featured either a single man or single woman who would watch audition tapes of three potential mates discussing what they look for in a significant other, and then pick one for a date. The one rule was that between the end of the date and when the couple appeared on the show together, they were not allowed to communicate—so as not to spoil the next phase. A couple of weeks after the date, the guest would sit with Woolery in front of a studio audience and tell everybody about the date. But here are a few things you might not have known about the dating series that started it all. Staff members would interview potential contestants and rate them on a PALIO score , which stands for personality, appearance, lifestyle, intelligence, and occupation. Depending on the results, the staff would rank the potential guests as either selectors or selectees. It was intriguing.
Love Connection is an American television dating game show in which singles attempt to connect with a compatible partner. Originally hosted by Chuck Woolery , the show debuted in syndication on September 19, , and ended on July 1, , after 2, shows. Reruns continued to air until September 8, In , the series returned on Fox with Andy Cohen hosting.
The show debuted in syndication in and ended in after more than 2, shows, although reruns continued to air through June 30, According to the old intro: "Sometimes, our dates have a happy ending, and some other times, there's just an ending. But it's always unpredictable when two strangers meet, trying to make that Love Connection.
Close Menu. Travelling or based outside United States? Video availability outside of United States varies. Sign in to see videos available to you. Before there was online dating there was Love Connection! In the long-running television series, iconic host Chuck Woolery showed a contestant three short videos of potential dates.