Each man would get 60 seconds to make his case, and the girls had the chance to, essentially, swipe right or left.
If two women chose the same guy, he got to pick between them—turning the tables and giving us the drama we craved oh, so much.
The weirdest part is the parents watch the date the current boyfriend/girlfriend.Then, they cheer on their child when the date gets sexy. Whenever you're not feeling it with a Bumble date, don't be afraid to shout “Next” in his face. hard already whetted the network’s appetite for hot young singles getting it on and audiences were ready for more.What followed would become an MTV signature: scripted dating shows that favored hot (often shirtless, fit and on Spring Break) 20-somethings look for the someone to screw, not marry.“Literally everything happens in hotels, it’s a place of infinite possibilities,” added Jay Duplass, “It’s a floating pod where anything is possible.” When the brothers first pitched HBO programming president Casey Bloys, “We told him we could do this cheap and bring all our star friends,” said Mark Duplass.
The HBO boss though was opened to fresh faces filling out some of the more pivotal roles.
The raider does not meet or see any of the three singles (any personal photographs of the contestant are removed from the room or covered with a smiley face sticker).
At the end of the episode, the raider chooses to go on a date with one of them based on the contents of their rooms.
Finally, the raider confronts the three contestants and makes his or her choice.
The first episode was filmed at Tulane University, and featured Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey to promote the program.
But most of them met the same swift TV demise, eventually.