Seven dates are filmed for each episode, although only five make it to the screen, and two episodes are canned each day. At any one time, three featured couples are filmed in the restaurant by 42 fixed, remotely operated cameras.
How much of First Dates is scripted?
6) Nothing is scripted Just like the dates, all of the conversations are genuine. However producers can ask the daters to repeat their conversations if they arent speaking clearly enough for the microphones to pick up.
Did any of the First Dates stay together?
Ibiba and Arron are one of two First Dates couples who are still together to have welcomed a child together. They met on series five, and have since got married and had a daughter in 2017.
What is the current series of first dates?
First Dates is back for a 17th series. The show kicks off on September 6, 2021 at 10pm on Channel 4. The hit series will once again be matching singletons of all ages with their perfect partner over a gourmet meal.