Fox has fallen out of love with Take Me Out. The dating show, hosted by George Lopez, has been let down easy, as the network opts to dump the show on Saturday nights. (Take Me Out previously aired on Thursdays, paired with the equally low-rated The Choice.)
Fox's new dating show Take Me Out is an hour of pure, unadulterated kitschy-ness.
At the top of the show, host George Lopez descends to the stage on the "Love Lift" (a neon tube resembling that of a drive-through bank teller) and flashes his corny, toothy grin. And that's just the beginning.
With new summer programming like what's on display tonight, it's enough to make you miss reruns. (Well, hello, CBS! We can always count on you to do things the traditional way — at least until Big Brother returns next month.)
You could do worse than re-watching Leonard's date with Penny on The Big Bang Theory, or Person of Interest's Reese protecting Astro from last season's The X Factor or Cho's first meeting with Samaire Armstrong on The Mentalist. You could do far worse.
You could, for example, watch your brain cells atrophy by tuning into Fox's hardly-fit-for-cable combo of goofy new meat-market dating shows. (The Dating Game's Jim Lange, I miss you.) In Take Me Out (8/7c), which might as well be called Date Or No Date, it's the guy on display, trying to charm a "flirty 30" bevy of bimbos before they turn out the light on their podium, signaling their disinterest.
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