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Man on Dating Show Reveals He's a Lady Killer—Literally

Sefer Calinak murdered two women, served short sentences each time

(Newser) - It's tough to find love when you've murdered multiple previous lovers. Perhaps that's what drove Sefer Calinak to appear on the Turkish dating show Luck of the Draw, where he cheerfully admitted killing his first wife and another woman, the Hurriyet Daily News reports. Calinak married his... More »

Dating Game Host Jim Lange Dead at 81

Lange's real love was radio work

(Newser) - Jim Lange, the first host of the popular game show The Dating Game, has died at his home in Mill Valley, Calif. He was 81. He died Tuesday morning after suffering a heart attack, his wife Nancy tells the AP. Though Lange had a successful career in radio, he is... More »

Eva Longoria's Unlovable Show Bombs

Neither audiences nor critics loved 'Ready for Love'

(Newser) - Eva Longoria, apparently, is not enough of a draw to make her new reality series a success. Ready for Love premiered last night to big expectations, but actual viewers averaged just 3.7 million, according to Nielsen. NBC used The Voice as a lead-in, but Longoria's dating show—which... More »

Bachelor Host Soon to Be a Bachelor

Chris Harrison and wife Gwen ending marriage

(Newser) - Could the Bachelor host be the next Bachelor? Chris Harrison is ending his marriage after 18 years and two children together, his rep confirmed yesterday. Harrison, 40, has hosted the ABC dating series and its spinoffs since it first came on the air in 2002, the AP reports. "Though... More »

Springer to Host Dating Show

Kelly Osbourne gets a new TV gig, too

(Newser) - Today's television news: Jerry Springer heads to another trainwreck-of-a-show, while Kelly Osbourne lands a gig trying to help trainwrecks-in-the-making. Springer—who calls himself “the crazy old uncle” that people tell secrets to—will host a dating show where contestants reveal their biggest faults then vie for a date, the... More »

CBS KOs Gay Super Bowl Ad

Network declares gay dating site's spot unfit for broadcast

(Newser) - Is CBS using Super Bowl advertising to pursue a political agenda? The network is facing controversy after turning down an ad for gay dating site ManCrunch.com but approving an anti-abortion spot featuring University of Florida star quarterback Tim Tebow. CBS rejected ManCrunch's ad, which features two men making out... More »

Kate Gosselin Reality Dating Show in Works

You haven't seen the last of this octo-mom quite yet

(Newser) - Jon minus Kate, plus eight, means she needs a date. And apparently that’s exactly what Kate Gosselin is hoping to find next year—while the cameras roll. A TV executive tells PopEater that Gosselin is in talks to star in a 2010 reality dating show. “Love her or... More »

Coming: Dating Show for People With 'More to Love'

(Newser) - Fox is producing a “dating show for the rest of us” featuring average-looking and average-size female contestants competing for the love of an ample “Kevin James-type,” the Hollywood Reporter reports. Titled More to Love, it was inspired by the success of Bachelor and The Biggest Loser, which... More »

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