An unscreened pilot episode was for made Channel 4 in 2009, but it was ITV who picked it up for a series.
I don't like nightclubs and I cover my upper arms at all times.
But the women behind those podiums, however much I fail to identify with them for wanting to be on TV with their armpits constantly on show, make it gripping viewing." Throughout its run, several Take Me Out contestants, both male and female, have caused controversy by hiding things that are against the show's rules or have offended viewers and/or other contestants by their actions.
There are usually four men brought on in the course of a single episode, though on some occasions segments have been cut and only three men have been shown.
If all the women turn off their lights before the end of the third round - this is referred to as a "blackout" - then the man must leave the show without going on a date, accompanied by the Céline Dion version of the hit Eric Carmen song "All by Myself".
It did not air in 2014, but returned in 2015 with Wright joined by new co-host Laura Jackson.