Dating game contestant
Evidently his letter was enough to score him a spot on the show.(We’d wager his at-the-time dashing looks didn’t hurt, either.) giving himself the nickname “Mean” Mc Lean.When the show was revived with a different format in 1996, Brad Sherwood was named as its host.Chuck Woolery took over in 1997 after he left The Home and Family Show when the original format was reinstated and hosted for the last two seasons.
The 1986 revival was hosted by Elaine Joyce for its first season and Jeff Mac Gregor for its remaining two seasons.
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The program was revived three additional times in syndication afterwards.
The first revival premiered in 1978 and ran until 1980, the second ran from 1986 until 1989, and the last ran from 1996 until 1999 with a season of reruns following.