Bbc3 world series of dating
Also appearing throughout the show are two commentators who discuss and reflect on the action as it happens with super-slow mo replays and many other sporting conventions.
Rob Riggle () plays the role of American correspondent Doyle Mac Manus, who is a legendary dater himself with many a story to tell.
Four distinctive and especially selective girls govern the 'datezone' as a number of guys try to last as long as they can over a dinner date.
The girls can buzz a guy out for any reason at any time and only one boy can win the first episode with the hope of making it through to the final to be declared Britain's greatest living dater.
There is a referee on hand to keep control and give advice when necessary.
The first episode had contestant Chris downing a glass of red wine from the off and he had no shortage of ego although its the presenters who bring a buzz to the format as the outlandish Mac Manus contrasts with the more reserved Talbot.
Women cast especially for the role sit in 'The Date Zone' waiting for their first guy to appear.
UK correspondent James Chetwynd-Talbot (Tom Price) comments on the action; a nervous sports journalist he is unlucky with the ladies himself.
The touchline reporter, played by comedian Thaila Zucchi, is on hand to grill the boys when they get buzzed out of the Date Zone.
Riggle has signed up to play American commentator and "legendary dater" Doyle Mac Manus, while his British counterpart James Chetwynd-Talbot - who is described as nervous and unlucky in love - will be played by .
sees dating turned into a competitive sport, American style, with all of the sporting conventions that go with it - overblown graphics, music and scripted comedy analysis.