The original contestant who dreamed up this perfect-looking partner then gets plonked into a nice modern house with these eight ‘clones’.The singleton who’s playing God eventually gets to pick which one of the lookalikes has a bearable enough personality to deal with, because they’ll be continuing their lives with them (we must assume these clones also find the contestant in question ultra-desirable).The best dating reality shows offer viewers the unique perspective of watching singles trying to find the perfect mate.Dating tv shows are nothing new, but they're nearly always entertaining.
Set in the Caribbean islands, COUPLED follows 12 single, smart and young professional women looking for love, who will meet face-to-face with eligible single men.Movie romances have simply not been enough and instead, we've been watching real people try (sometimes, too hard) to find love in what many would call a hopeless place - national television.But alas, it has worked for some, while proving to be a complete train wreck for others.It’s all in store."Simon Andreae, CEO of Naked Entertainment, added: “Secret Admirer takes the basic DNA of a dating show and supercharges the stakes, so that each meeting is filled with possibility and dripping with dramatic tension."Sources previously said that not only will the programme include reunions between teachers and former students, but it’s also aimed at anyone who has had a “secret pining for somebody”.An insider revealed: “Everyone is harbouring a secret crush for someone in their lives — and now Channel 5 is giving willing participants the opportunity to reveal their true feelings.“From personal trainers to old teachers or lecturers, singletons will be shown plucking up the courage to admit their feelings directly to their crush — with some shocking results."“Each episode is high stakes and there are going to be plenty of awkward rejections as well as some surprising unions,” they added to The Sun.