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[09/24/04 - 12:00 AM]
Blind Date' Hits the Road for Its 6th Season Matching Up Singles in Cabo San Lucas, New York City, Las Vegas, Miami, Jamaica and More

[via press release from NBC Universal Television Studio]

BLIND DATE HITS THE ROAD FOR ITS 6th SEASON MATCHING UP SINGLES IN CABO SAN LUCAS, NEW YORK CITY, LAS VEGAS, MIAMI, JAMAICA AND MORE

A Hot New Season of Blind Date Begins September 27 Highlighted By A Wedding, Dating Disasters and Ultimate Fighters

New �Man On The Street� Segment Has Host Roger Lodge Asking Everyday People Fun Questions About the Always-Interesting World of Dating

LOS ANGELES -- September 24, 2004 -- NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution's Blind Date kicks off its sixth season on Monday, September 27 featuring episodes filmed in exotic and exciting locales including Cabo San Lucas, New York City, Las Vegas, Miami, Jamaica and more. Guaranteed to make audiences laugh and blush at the same time, the new season debuts with a week of "dating disasters" episodes.

Some of the new episodes viewers can look forward to in season six include a 'Blind Date' wedding, "Ultimate Fighting Championship" fighters getting romantic and five ladies from the "Lingerie Bowl" looking for love on camera.

Host Roger Lodge is taking to the streets in season six, as Blind Date will feature a new "Man on the Street" segment where everyday people reveal hilarious and sometimes-shocking dating stories.

"Our sixth season is filled with even more flirting, bickering and outrageous behavior," said executive producer, Tom Klein. "We are helping fans search high and low with interesting characters in unique locations to fulfill their voyeuristic desires in the fun-filled search for love."

Since its debut in 1999, Blind Date has built a broad national audience by blending its clever commentary, charismatic host and attractive, fun, and sometimes wacky singles to make the most entertaining half-hour of programming in syndication.

The 30-minute series is hosted by Roger Lodge, and is executive produced by Gold Coast Television Entertainment's David Garfinkle and Jay Renfroe. Thomas Klein also serves as executive producer and Rob Dames and Peter Karlin are co-executive producers. Blind Date is distributed domestically by NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution.

NBC UNIVERSAL TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION
NBC Universal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the domestic and international marketplaces. Its NBC Universal Television Distribution division is responsible for the global distribution of NBC Universal product to all forms of television throughout the world. This includes distribution of current and library film and television product, including formats and non-scripted programming, in the pay, free, and basic markets, as well as the domestic syndication of first-run syndicated TV programs and theatrical and TV movie packages.

NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution's current and upcoming first-run strip syndicated programming includes Access Hollywood, Blind Date, Home Delivery, The Jane Pauley Show, The Jerry Springer Show, Maury and Starting Over. Current and upcoming first-run weekly syndicated programming includes The Chris Matthews Show, The George Michael Sports Machine, Rebecca's Garden, The Wall Street Journal Report, Your Total Health and the off-network distribution of Crossing Jordan, Fear Factor, Providence, the Law & Order franchise and special programming including Good Housekeeping Reports news inserts, a series of The Remarkable Journey specials, as well as a collection of feature film packages. Current format and non-scripted programming includes Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Outback Jack, Last Comic Standing, Average Joe and NBC News programming including Dateline and Nightly News with Tom Brokaw.





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· ACCESS HOLLYWOOD (SYNDICATION)
· AVERAGE JOE (NBC)
· BLIND DATE (SYNDICATION)
· CHRIS MATTHEWS SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)
· CROSSING JORDAN (NBC)
· FEAR FACTOR (NBC)
· HOME DELIVERY (SYNDICATION)
· JANE PAULEY SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)
· JERRY SPRINGER SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)
· LAST COMIC STANDING (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT (USA)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· MAURY (SYNDICATION)
· OUTBACK JACK (TBS)
· PROVIDENCE (NBC)
· QUEER EYE (BRAVO)
· STARTING OVER (SYNDICATION)











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