The program is a roller coaster ride of emotions for both the Bachelor and the women.
One woman, the bachelorette, dates 25 men, eliminating them along the way until she's left with one bachelor to live happily ever after.
The very best dating shows on television, ranked from best to worst.
This list of the greatest dating shows also includes pictures from the shows when available.
Popular dating TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining dating show of all time is.
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The list of dating television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.
Everything from The Bachelor to Momma's Boys is included on this list.
The series revolves around a wealthy bachelor courted by 25 women.
The bachelor eventually selects one of the group to continue their romance.
The show begins with a series of group dates, after which female contestants are eliminated until only a handful remain.
At this point the contestants begin to go out on individual dates with the bachelor, which, for contestants not eliminated, culminate in overnight dates and meetings between the bachelor and bachelorettes' families.