Take Me Out

'Take Me Out' To Air Special Dedication To Late Contestant Charlie Watkins On Spin-Off Show

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Take Me Out’ has confirmed they will air footage from late contestant Charlie Watkins’s date, as well as on spin-off show ‘The Gossip’. It ...

Finding Love on TV

Jo Boyd | Posted 05.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Jo Boyd

It is a couple of weeks since my Take Me Out episode aired and I am still asking myself why I did it... We all know that first dates are usually quite nerve-wracking - now imagine being filmed by a camera crew with a microphone recording every embarrassing word that comes out of your mouth. Did it feel natural? No. While the date wasn't scripted, there was plenty of off-camera prompting from producers hoping to spark some romance - which tends to make you think the date is going better than it is.

Paddy's Wife Christine Reveals The Reason Why He'd Never Cheat

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Paddy McGuinness’s wife, Christine, has revealed why she's certain her husband would never be unfaithful to her. READ MORE: Paddy 'Launches Salo...

'Take Me Out' Tony Finds Love (But Not With His Date)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘Take Me Out’ bosses have managed to get together another couple, however the lucky pair weren’t actually paired together on the ITV show. A...

Paddy Launches Salon Rant After 'Inappropriate' Sexual Comment

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

A video showing Paddy McGuinness entering a beauty salon, and confronting a member of staff, has been published online. The clip shows the ‘Take...

Jeremy Paxman Admits Surprising Guilty Pleasure

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

Jeremy Paxman has revealed that his taste in entertainment has changed somewhat since he stepped down from presenting ‘Newsnight’. SEE MORE: A...

Paddy Reveals Hopes for Gay Version Of 'Take Me Out'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Paddy McGuinness has stated that he’s hoping ITV bosses will commission a series of ‘Take Me Out’ that features gay contestants. Speaking on...

WATCH: Student Does Best Single Ladies Dance Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Doug Bolton | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A student wowed the audience at a university charity event by performing a Single Ladies dance that's even better than Beyonce's. The sassy Newcast...

Bad TV

Mat Ricardo | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Mat Ricardo

Last week I received a message inviting me to be a contestant on ITV1's premium douchefest Take Me Out. I've been invited to appear on a few TV shows. I'm not saying this to boast, because god knows what kind of person would think that being seen as an easy mark by a 12-year-old researcher for a jaw-clenching turn on something like Wife Swap...

The Dating Game: Are We Addicted to TV Dating Shows?

Sophie Baker-Britton | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sophie Baker-Britton

It seems obvious that we would take interest in TV programmes that show people in the midst of finding someone special (or not as is often the case). Dating programmes have been around for some time, but a recent boom has led to us wondering; are we a nation addicted to love?

Take Me Out Contestant Spills About 'Secret' Fling With Mark Wright

WENN | Posted 26.01.2013 | Home

Mark Wright had a secret relationship with a contestant on Take Me Out while presenting the show's ITV2 spin-off. The TOWIE star-turned-TV presenter ...

Let The Belly See The Bump

Posted 10.01.2013 | Home

Paddy McGuinness and his wife Christine Martin are expecting a bumper bundle of joy later this year - they're expecting twins! The 'Take Me Out' ho...

VOTE: Single Male Celebs To Star In 'Take Me Out' - Which Bachelors Should Sign Up?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

The 'irresistible' (if you like waxed chests and fake tan) Take Me Out male line-up is set to feature four famous faces in the Christmas special editi...

Kris Moves On From Dannii

WENN | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home

After splitting from Dannii Minogue, you'd expect Kris Smith to wait until he found someone who could match up to his impressive ex, but no, he's opte...

'OMG, They Were So Saggy'

Posted 24.07.2012 | Home

Amy Childs has revealed how her new man helped her recover from her second boob job. The 22-year-old former TOWIE star credits Take Me Out contesta...

Take Amy Out

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 14.05.2012 | Home

Ooooh, what's this we spy? You know we're never ones to gossip, but we reckon there could be a hot new reality romance on the cards after Amy C...

'She's Not Showy-Offy'

Posted 30.04.2012 | Home

Paddy McGuinness reckons she's 'the least showy-offy girl you'll ever meet' but we're not convinced after seeing these snaps of his wife, Christine Ma...

What I've Learnt About Men and Women by Watching 'Take Me Out'

Philip Hepple | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Comedy
Philip Hepple

On Saturday night I came to the end of a weekly tradition. My beloved Take Me Out had its last show of the series. Although it didn't say it would be back for another series, surely it will be... hopefully... don't make me punch you, ITV... BRING IT BACK!

Wheeling Out The Big Guns

WENN | Posted 24.04.2012 | Home

Mark Wright's first effort as the frontman of a primetime TV show will soon come to an end but as the host of Take Me Out: The Gossip his presenting s...

'Wooden And Awkward'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Mark Wright first came into the spotlight as a lad from Essex starring in a reality series, where he played an exaggerated version of himself. His lin...

Take Me Out: The Revolution

Ellie Slee | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
Ellie Slee

There are a lot of things you have to get over before you start watching ITV's Take Me Out. Before you come to realise that it is the best thing to h...

Saturday Night Fever -Take Me Out And Borgen

Paddy Duffy | Posted 31.03.2012 | UK Entertainment
Paddy Duffy

Take Me Out is Blind Date adjusted for inflation, with Paddy McGuinness acting as a bombastic composite of both Cilla and Our Graham. But, as long as people are morbidly curious about the inherent awkwardness in publicly pursuing romance, there will always be a place for enjoyable malarkey like it.

Mark And Lauren: The Reunion?

WENN | Posted 18.03.2012 | Home

Since leaving The Only Way Is Essex's Mark Wright's career hasn't exactly set the showbiz world on fire and it has now been revealed that he wants to ...

Dating Show's 'Wild Sex Party'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

The days of Take Me Out being compared to more innocent dating shows such as Cilla's Blind Date are long gone, after contestants in the latest series ...

'Take Me Out' Contestant Exposed As Male Escort

WENN | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

The chaps who appear on ITV dating show Take Me Out usually get plenty of attention from the ladies, but one gets a little more than most after he was...