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The distinctive theme music for Blind Date has a strong resemblance to the jazz standard "Soft Winds" and was composed by Laurie Holloway.
At the height of its popularity in the 1980s, 18.2 million tuned in on a Saturday night.
The broadcaster reportedly gave in to Black's ultimatum "move the Premiership football programme or I quit".
However, ITV briefly aired a similar replacement show in 2004 hosted by Davina Mc Call, called Love on a Saturday Night and since 2010, Take Me Out, hosted by Paddy Mc Guinness which is still airing.
Locations ranged from Bognor Regis or a date in an ice cream factory, to Anguilla or the Maldives.Kennedy at the National Plowing Contest, Sioux Falls, South Dakota (9/22/60) John F.but it was eventually hosted by Cilla Black, who already hosted the LWT series, Surprise Surprise.Black's scouse accent and her catchphrases became familiar throughout the United Kingdom.The show won the Lew Grade Award at the British Academy Television Awards in 1995.Blind Date originally ran on Saturday nights from 30 November 1985 to on ITV. The new series began airing on 17 June 2017 in its usual Saturday night slot and is produced by So Television and Stellify Media, a firm part-owned by Sony Pictures Television.The show had a format similar to the show known in Australia as Perfect Match or in the US as The Dating Game.The first episode of Series 17, on 10 November 2001, was reportedly watched at GMT by seven million viewers – 32% of the audience.Although, this was around a million fewer than tuned in to its debut episode in the previous series.Black had seen The Dating Game in the US and enthused about it to LWT's Alan Boyd, who produced Surprise, Surprise and who made the Norvelle pilot.After two pilots starring Black, the series was commissioned.