Television presenter and fashion guru Gok Wan has landed his own dating show for British television.
The How To Look Good Naked presenter will be hosting Baggage, a British version of an American show hosted by Jerry Springer. It will be an eight-part series due to air later this year.
In the show, already airing in America and Australia, potential partners are picked by contestants who gradually reveal their secrets and flaws.
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Gok Wan is set to become the metrosexual’s answer to Cilla Black as he’s to host a dating show on Channel 4 entitled, Baggage.
The new show, which is set to air later this year, will apparently feature singletons who are looking for love – and/or wannabe reality TV stars who couldn’t give a toss about finding love – who will “gradually reveal their secrets and flaws” which are “hidden in suitcases.”
Ah see what they did there? Baggage… suitcase. Clever stuff.
A Channel 4 insider told The Sun’s TV Biz, “Bosses really like Gok and they think he will be perfect for a dating show.
“It is hoped Baggage could become as big as Cilla Black’s Blind Date.”
Well with Gok at the helm, it’s surely going to succeed as he has a proven track record with C4 already, having hosted numerous shows about fashion, self-image, and even cookery… Read more & comment »