Created by Chuck Barris Presented by Jim Lange (1965–1980) Elaine Joyce (1986–1987) Jeff Mc Gregor (1987–1989) Brad Sherwood (1996–1997) Chuck Woolery (1997–1999) Running time 30 minutes with commercials Production company(s) Chuck Barris Productions (1965–1974; 1978–1980; 1986–1987) Barris Industries (1987–1989) The Guber-Peters Company (1986–1989) Columbia Tri Star Television (1996–2000) Distributor Station Syndication, Inc.Sherwood was born in Chicago, Illinois and later grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He attended Santa Fe Preparatory School and graduated from Santa Fe High School.
His first acting job was his recurring role on six episodes of L. In 1992, Sherwood became a recurring performer on three seasons of the British version of the award-winning improvisational comedy show Whose Line is it Anyway? He was the only actor to make it on the cast from the Los Angeles auditions.
Game Show by Chuck Barris Productions which debuted on ABC in 1965 with host Jim Lange.
It was the first game show to enter Reality TV territory, in that the winning couple actually went on a date after the show.
One standard trademark was that at the end of each episode, the host and winning contestants would blow a kiss to the viewers.
The Dating Game was hosted by Jim Lange from its debut on ABC until the late 1970s syndicated series went off the air.