It was launched in 1996 and is now part of the Viacom 18 Media Pvt.
Ltd based in Mumbai, a joint venture operation between Viacom Inc. Most of the programming on the channel is in Hindi.
We watched as the guy or girl went out with parent-approved dates, and at the end of the show, the guy or girl had to pick who they liked best to keep dating.
As if all of that wasn't awkward enough, the scorned significant other had to sit with the parents the whole time, watching their boyfriend or girlfriend go on dates with other people.
Here are 12 old reality dating shows that will make you cringe and laugh all at once.
This show was amazing, but also ALL sorts of messed up.
The parents would pick two other candidates for their kid to date instead of their current partner.
I loved the terrible scripted dialogue, relished the extra juicy moments, and couldn’t stop hate-watching the people who were total jerks…
I felt all these things while simultaneously wondering what in the world I was doing with my time. Who didn’t hate-watch at least one of these insane dating shows?
Wouldn't you think the cast members would eventually catch on?
Here's to at least six seasons of MTV's new version.