Perfect Match‘s robot Dexter used to give star-crossed lovers a compatibility rating.
Now 20+ years on, a new dating show format picked up by Nine could see contestants using virtual real-time animation to create an alter-ego.
Loveland, developed by U.K. production outfit Standing Stone, is a studio-based format. The contestants go on dates as their computer-generated animated characters, while the audiences watches.
The show concludes with the contestant picking the character they would most like to meet in person for a real date.
TEG the director of sales and programming Jane Dockery described Loveland as a modern-day dating show format with a twist.
“It’s the perfect feel good format with something new to offer in the form of the avatars and ground-breaking technology.”
Source: World Screen