Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, right? Like "The Voice," "The Choice" will feature four celebrities (whose names have not yet been announced) in spinning chairs.In that case, NBC and its smash hit "The Voice" should be feeling very flattered, because FOX will be introducing a new dating show - cheekily called "The Choice" - this summer that's a clear homage to the musical reality competition. Only this time, the celebrities will be sizing up participants as potential dates.The dating game show subgenre has its origins in the United States.
it's not what you think," said a promo that aired during a recent episode of .Andy Cohen will return as host and co-executive producer for Season Two, along with executive producer Mike Fleiss ("The Bachelor")."Andy Cohen is a phenomenal host, not only because he has brought so much fun to the show but also because he truly wants these participants to find love, and that genuine level of interest enables him to elicit both touching and hilariously awkward dating moments from them," said Wade.Like other games, the outcomes of this activities are open to rigging (analogous to match-fixing in football), leading to missed matches and possibly unhappiness in the participants.These programmes have also been criticised for complicating courtship with needless public expectation (see Heisenberg effect).Human matchmaking is involved only in selecting the game's contestants - usually for amusement value as opposed to any concern for their happiness or compatibility.