There's a new TV series called "First Dates" coming to reality TV and it is going to be filmed in Chicago. Here's how you can be one of the contestants.


It's a new TV Series focusing on watching people on a first date. Always awkward, but also potentially entertaining, which is why Shed Media turned the experience into a UK reality show called “First Dates.” Now Shed Media is teaming up with Ellen DeGeneres’ A Very Good Production to bring the show to NBC, with filming scheduled to take place in Chicago beginning in July.

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Each of the eight episodes will feature a variety of first dates taking place at the same restaurant on the same night.

According to The Chicago Tribune, NBC's president of late-night and alternative programming Paul Telegdy, "Chicago is a quintessential American city, It has a salt-of-the-earth spirit with heartland values, yet is cosmopolitan and youthful. We love that the people featured on these dates will be able to speak to life experiences wherever they’re from”.

Single people interested in appearing on “First Dates” can go to to fill out an application. Sample questions: “Why do you think you are single?” and “What would be your ideal dream date?” You must be 18 or older and a U.S. resident to apply.

If Ellen DeGeneres is involved, you know it has to have potential. Good luck singles.

An easier way to meet singles would be at our Q98.5 Single and Mingle Party coming Friday night April 17 at Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort. Details here.