‘Take Me Out’ axed by ITV after 10 years

The popular dating series had been on our screens for over a decade, playing Cupid to a whole host of couples, some who’ve gone onto get married and have babies, while others have been happy with the free holiday to the Isle of Fernandos, which is actually Tenerife! After it was heavily rumoured on Monday that the axe had fallen on Take Me Out, its famous host Paddy McGuinness took to Twitter to confirm the news in a rather heartbreaking message, which you can watch in the video above. Eight weddings, six babies and a generation of youngsters who’ve grown up watching us on Saturday night TV. Thank you to all the boys who braved the love lift and, most importantly to the stars of the show – the girls – I’m gonna miss spending my Saturday nights wi’ya. Reacting to Paddy’s video, one tweeted: “Gutted , loved watching lighthearted fun on a Saturday night,” and another commented: “Gutted, absolutely loved watching that show and you were brilliant on it had me in stitches every time. Another fan questioned the decision to axe Take Me Out, reacting: “Bizarre decision. Plenty of shows need carting but Take Me Out is one of the best on the box,” while a fourth posted: “I’m gutted that TakeMeOut has ended

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It feels really good. Take Me Out is as popular as ever in terms of how many girls and boys applied, which is great. When you’ve got a show that’s established, that everyone knows, the girls and boys feel more comfortable applying for it, as they know what it’s all about.

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Bolton comic Paddy McGuiness fronted the show for the entire run, making the fictional island of ‘Fernando’s’ famous. The series was centred around a contestant – usually a single man – arriving in the “Love Lift” and convincing a group of 30 girls to keep their lights on for him. Following several rounds of questions and revelations, the contestant was able to choose a girl from those left with their lights still on, to go on a date on the Island of Fernandos.

While Cilla Black saw three weddings over 19 series of Blind Date, Paddy has proved to be an even better matchmaker and is responsible for seven weddings over the course of Take Me Out. He said: “I am really proud. By Andrew Gilpin. Myriam Toua. Video Loading Video Unavailable.

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While the show is probably more infamously known for its awkward dates and blackouts, Take Me Out did see its fair share of successes. Beckie Ryan, a former contestant on the show, took to Twitter to post her tribute after hearing the news of the cancellation. Eight weddings, six babies and a generation of youngsters who have grown up watching us on Saturday night TV. Ten years! Thank you to all the boys who braved the Love Lift and most importantly to the stars of the show – the girls.

News of the cancellation of the dating show has garnered mixed reactions from people across social media.

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After a reported dip in ratings and 10 incredible years of the hugely successful show , it’s time to say goodbye. We can almost hear the show’s farewell music. We have many a good memory of Saturday nights watching Take Me Out. A telly source added: “ITV and Paddy have done all the specials you can eke out of a dating show, so it’s been decided it’s time for it to go.

But it will go down as a big success – it’s had more weddings than Blind Date. The popular dating show saw a single man enter the studio via the ‘love lift’ where Paddy, 46 was waiting with a panel of 30 girls.

Paddy McGuinness’ dating show Take Me Out axed after 11 years

In the show, a male contestant has to try and impress 30 women, who switch their lights off if they lose interest. At the end he is able to pick from the women whose lights are still on, with both going on a date to Tenerife. In December contestant Jade Devaney opened up about what it’s like to feature on the programme.

The network confirmed the show’s cancellation on Tuesday. The TV presenter, who has hosted the Saturday night ITV dating programme since it.

ITV has confirmed that the popular reality dating show, Take Me Out , has been cancelled after ten years on the air. Hosted by Paddy McGuinness , the TV series saw a group of singletons keep their light switched on if they were attracted to a certain bachelor, and the show went through stages of revealing more about Mr Right’s personality, habits and hobbies. If several women kept their lights on, the contestant would then choose his favourite girl to join him on a holiday.

Of course, the series coined Paddy’s popular catchphrase: “No likey, no lighty! So for the last time: ‘Lights out, all out. He recently shared a video of himself with co-presenter Chris Harris, writing: “Always nice car sharing with harrismonkey. We use our own and third-party cookies to improve our services and show you related advertising with your preferences by analyzing your browsing habits and generating the corresponding profiles. If you go on surfing, we will consider you accepting its use.

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No more likey, no more lighty! Farewell to the brilliant Take Me Out

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One of Britain’s most popular Saturday night entertainment programmes, which has been filmed at studios in Maidstone for nearly a decade, has been cancelled. ITV is said to have axed hit dating game show, Take Me Out, amid claims its ratings have dipped in recent years. The series, presented by comedian Paddy McGuinness and synonymous with his catchphrase ‘no likey, no lighty’, has been filmed at Maidstone Studios since It has become a cult Saturday night classic, with viewers regularly tuning in to see dozens of single girls unleashed into the dating arena, where eligible single men will then be revealed one by one via the Love Lift.

If their light is left on at the end of the show, they are taken out to the dream destination of the Isle of Fernandos. Maidstone Studios last year welcomed the return of Supermarket Sweep , rebranded under new host Rylan Clark-Neal, but will soon wave goodbye to Later Confirming the speculation in a video on Twitter, McGuinness told fans: “After 11 series it’s time to say goodbye to Take Me Out: eight weddings, six babies and a generation of youngsters who grew up watching us on Saturday night TV.

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Take Me Out cancelled by ITV after 11 series – but why has Paddy McGuinness’ show been axed?

By David Craig. However, across its episodes, eight of the couples introduced on Take Me Out went on to get married, including Beckie Louise Ryan and Adam Ryan who met on the show around four years ago. The show peaked in with just shy of six million people tuning in to its series two premiere, but the most recent episodes frequently drew in less than two million live viewers each.

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The year-old applied for the show last year and filmed the series between October and December – and she had the nation in fits on Saturday night with her unsual party trick. Nicolle Phillips had the nation in fits after showing off her unusual party trick, which sees her impersonate a crying baby. It really blew up on Twitter because the Take Me Out account tweeted a video of me doing the impression and then it was tweeted by ITV too — so a lot of people have seen it.

Nicolle filmed the show between October and December after applying for fun early last year. So the first day was a bit of a blur — it was a really surreal experience. He really looks after you and is almost like a big brother to all the girls. Nicolle currently works as a waitress in the Langholm Farm Tearoom in Symington and the Taj in Prestwick as well as her work as a dance teacher. She broke the news on Facebook just hours before making her first appearance on Take Me Out and received hundreds of likes from friends and family.

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ITV bosses have reportedly become infuriated over the string of Take Me Out scandals that emerged this week. Senior figures at ITV are said to have blamed the controversy on Take Me Out production company Talkback Thames, accusing them of failing to uncover the pair’s “extremely embarrassing” pasts during background checks. It is infuriating to be learning about a different scandal every day,” an insider told The Mirror.

ITV show Take Me Out has been axed, it has been confirmed tonight. The hit dating show hosted by Paddy McGuinness managed 11 seasons.

An unscreened pilot episode was made for Channel 4 in , but it was ITV who picked it up for a series. The show was produced by Thames formerly Talkback Thames. The first series was recorded at Granada Studios in Manchester , but has since been recorded at The Maidstone Studios in Maidstone , Kent , as it offered increased space and capacity for audience members. It did not air in , but returned in with Wright joined by new co-host Laura Jackson. On 10 February , ITV announced that the show was axed after eleven series.

Eight couples who met on the show subsequently got married and six babies were born to contestants who met on the show. The objective of the show was for a single man to obtain a date with one of thirty single women. The women stood on a stage underneath thirty white lights, each with a button in front of them. A single man was then brought down on stage via the ‘Love Lift’ and tried to persuade the women to agree to be his date in a series of rounds, playing a prerecorded video discussing his background, displaying a skill such as dancing or playing a musical instrument , or playing another video in which the man’s friends or family reveal more about his virtues and philosophy.

At any point during the rounds, the women could press the button in front of them to turn off their light if they did not want a date with the man. If this occurs, their area of the stage turned red.

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