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One viewer tweeted: "The BBC promoting a backward & out of date practice of Asian dating bureau #theoneshow pathetic," as another wrote: "How can you be promoting a racially biased dating agency on prime time 21st century TV?
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.Pointing to a row of folders, Parag explained: "So here we have all our files which are divided in to men and women, and then according to religions."So we've got the Sikh, Hindu, Gujarati, Muslim and English. It goes into caste, education, the height, the family background, which then does provide you with a much stronger foundation for that marriage if it were to take place."Labelling English as a religion, one viewer raged: "So we have all these religions in files, Seek, Hindu, Muslim and English... #theoneshow @BBCThe One Show.""'These are split into religion… #The One Show @BBCOne," as a fourth added: "'English' - the classic of all religions #theoneshow."The matchmaker went on to add that if he sees an overweight client he will tell them to lose weight if they want a date.Parag continued: "We cannot find a match for everyone.It first aired on December 20, 1965 and was the first of many shows created and packaged by Chuck Barris from the 1960s through the 1980s.
ABC dropped the show on July 6, 1973, but it continued in syndication for another year (1973–1974) as The New Dating Game.
“If You Are the One" is currently the most-viewed dating show in the Chinese-speaking world.