I hadn’t realized this was going to be a love story. As the presidential campaign moves across the country, its sheer size and ubiquity make it difficult, and at times impossible, to see what is really taking place. It is small and its primary is first, and when the candidates and their people and the media arrive it is as if everyone — them, us — has packed into a tiny room, eyeing each other, watching, listening, assessing, deciding.
Scott Mills (Voiceover: 2009-10) Sarah Harding (2011) Matthew Horne (Voiceover: 2016-) Talpa and Initial for Living, 9 September 2009 to 5 July 2011 (24 episodes in 3 series) Twofour for ITV2, 15 September 2016 to present Three men and three women move into a specially constructed house where they periodically meet in a 'dating room'.
After this, each of them must decide whether they will go on a proper date with their chosen partner by going to the library, or whether they will leave the house and stand them up. Based on the Dutch programme Daten In het Donker, which translates as "Dating in the Dark".
The third series of the programme tweaked the format slightly, by starting proceedings with eight individuals. Despite being stood up by his chosen date Dorianne De Pao, contestant Alan Warren would later team up with her to sing Rock Me Amadeus on an episode of Harry Hill's TV Burp.
On cold, damp, fall days in New Hampshire you drive along rainy secondary highways lined by trees clinging to the last bit of foliage. You speak to people — home-school mothers, retired jingle writers, businessmen who bring their children to see the candidate.
They’re nice, welcoming, passionate, and sure of themselves.