Who was the host of the dating game
On occasion, the role would be reversed (one bachelor, three bachelorettes).
Syndicated revivals were moderated by Elaine Joyce, Jeff Mac Gregor, Brad Sherwood, and Chuck Woolery.
The show was seemingly a fun and lighthearted attempt to find single men and women potential dates.
The show debuted in 1965, and it was all fun and games until producers cast a serial killer as a contestant in 1978.
His big break on network TV came in 1962 when he was made an announcer and sidekick on “The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show.” Later, after “The Dating Game” brought him national recognition, he also hosted the game shows “Hollywood Connection,” “0,000 Name That Tune” and “The New Newlywed Game.” Lang also worked as a disc jockey for decades in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area, and upon his retirement from broadcasting in 2005, he was the morning DJ for KABL-FM, which specializes in playing classics from the Big Band era to the 1970s.
Born in San Antonio, Texas, Alcala was moved to Mexico when he was eight years old.
He was convicted of the crime but served only three years in prison.
Alcala was released on parole and was free to move about as he wished.
Bachelor number 2, an actor, noted that Alcala was unsettling towards men, too.
Game Show by Chuck Barris Productions which debuted on ABC in 1965 with host Jim Lange.