Created by London-based Block Stop, the project is currently seeking around ,000 to pay for actors, studio time and equipment. "You speak directly to the playable character, who is wearing a hidden earpiece and a spy-cam.
Human matchmaking is involved only in selecting the game's contestants, who are usually selected more for the amusement value than any concern for their happiness or compatibility.
ABC dropped the show on July 6, 1973, but it continued in syndication for another year (1973–1974) as The New Dating Game.
The program was revived three additional times in syndication afterwards.
North Hills will be hosting year two of “Midtown Matchmaker – The Dating Game” on August 10th during the intermission of the Midtown Beach Music concert with Liquid Pleasure in the Commons of North Hills.
The North Hills team is currently looking for four bachelors and four bachelorettes to compete for the perfect date and a chance to find true love.
The winners will go on the ultimate date night at North Hills, and all contestants will receive a gift.