As the name suggests, Blind Daters are set behind a large screen and therefore never get to see their date unless they're picked.The insider went on to say: 'In an age of Tinder, you have got to earn the right to love on this show.' During its decade of dating, famous faces tried their hand at love including TV presenter Ortis Deley and, famously, a pre-fame Amanda Holden.These days we're supposed to be more "connected" than ever, but it's actually harder than ever to truly connect.
The format saw three hopefuls aiming to secure a date with their answers to the dater's three burning love questions.
It's a complete contrast to dating apps such as Tinder where looks and first impressions serve as the basis for whether you decide to meet someone.
And while this new trailer doesn't show us any actual dating, it does hammer home the point that we're heading back to the good old days of TV dating...
Online dating may have revolutionised the world of romance, but television matchmaking appears to be making a comeback.
Everything we've heard suggests that the new series, coming to Channel 5 soon, will indeed stick very closely to the formula that made it such a hit on Saturday nights on ITV in the 80s and 90s.
Hosted by Paul O'Grady, stepping into the shoes of his dear departed friend original host Cilla Black, the show is said to have "been updated for the 21st century" but employs the same basic format and aims to retain "the humour, charm and cheekiness of the original show".
A new social experiment provided daters with a radical dating experience where before they bared their souls they bared everything else first.
Dating Naked is a series that explores the art of romance, free of preconceived notions, stereotypes – and clothes.
Blind Date returned on 16 October 2013, to celebrate Black's 50-year career in the entertainment industry.
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.
but it was eventually hosted by Cilla Black, who already hosted the LWT series, Surprise Surprise.