New celebrity dating show the choice
Fox is giving celebrities "The Choice" this summer."So You Think You Can Dance's" Cat Deeley will pull double-duty and host "The Choice" (Thurs., June 7, 9 p.m. "The Choice" will feature "the world's most eligible celebrities" (to be announced) competing for true love among a group of singles they can't see.The contestants turn their chairs to signify that they are interested in going out with that person; if two or more of the celebrity contestants want the same person (as happens frequently), the prospective date has the final choice of which celebrity they would be most interested in going out with.The second phase of the competition is the speed dating round, in which the celebrities find out more about their three potential dates.DEAN CAIN – After being cast as Superman in the hit TV series, “Lois and Clark,” this standout athlete and Princeton grad has gone on to star in more than 90 films and television shows.MIKE CATHERWOOD – Considered one of the most outrageous personalities on radio, Catherwood co-hosts the nationally syndicated show “Loveline with Dr.Each celebrity can only hear the suitors' voice as they share information.Once the celebrity likes what he hears, he pulls the "love handle" and the chair turns around, bringing him face-to-face with his potential date.
Celebrities get the final choice between their two contestants before the "dream date." "The Choice," which will be filmed in front of a live audience, will also feature celebrity bachelorettes.
Women celebs were harder to cast, which is why just one episode will feature famous bachelorettes.
"This seemed like the perfect way to do it," Darnell says of the spinning chairs gimmick.
Four single celebrities (to be announced later) will sit in rotating chairs in front of a live studio audience, with their backs to a bunch of singles.
The suitors can describe their life, their interests and their turn-ons — but the celebrities can only rely on their voice and their answers.
Each celebrity bachelor will eventually pick three women — which is when teams enter a "Speed Choice" round, and contestants must convince her celeb why she should be in the final round.