When left with a single partner, the Picker ca… [2], UPN canceled Chains of Love after its six-episode season. Cheerleader Jennifer is chained to four men, and must decide which one she likes the most. ''[11] The network's entertainment chief Tom Nunan said the series was intended to improve the network's ratings, explaining: "There's a wave of television viewer right now that is very clear to us – it shows that audiences seem to be responding to these event programs that don't feel like cookie-cutter TV. [5] The four contestants are selected based on how their answers to questions in an earlier interview matched the qualities the Picker sought in a suitor. [1] American television personality Madison Michele hosted each episode.

[11] He emphasized that the show was not directly related to sadomasochism.

Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. [4], Chains of Love was inspired by a television program from the Netherlands[1] with the format being sold into Australia, Holland, the US, and the UK. Search for "Chains of Love" on Amazon.com, Title:

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Chains of Love The Marina del Rey-based marketing firm L90, who had previously done work for UPN for the series Gary & Mike, created the campaign. [1][4] There are certain times when individuals are allowed their privacy, including using the bathroom, bathing, and changing clothing. In the United States, Sire Records released it as the first single. The song, written by Vince Clarke and Andy Bell, is an uptempo dance-oriented synthpop track with Clarke's signature analogue sound and Bell's lyrics about breaking through any restrictions or stereotypes of what love should be. Chains of Love is the daring dating show that literally chains its contestants together. Media outlets have identified Chains of Love as part of a renaissance in reality television. The advertisements, specifically aimed at women from the ages of 12 to 34 years old, appeared on the websites Targetmatch.com, Madhive.com, and Ecrush.com. Media outlets questioned whether the show's airing on network television had restricted its content. "Chains of Love" became Erasure's sixth consecutive Top 20 hit on the UK singles chart, just missing the Top 10 by peaking at number 11. [23] Following the show's cancellation, William Shatner and Valentine parodied it during an event at Madison Square Garden, where they appeared chained together. Chains of Love is an American dating game show that aired for six episodes in April–May 2001 on the United Paramount Network (UPN). [3], The group includes a "Picker" and four potential suitors,[1][3] referred to as "playmates". "Chains of Love" is a song by British synthpop duo Erasure, released in May 1988 as their ninth single overall. [3] When one contestant remains, the Picker can choose to split the remaining cash with them if they feel that a "love connection" has been formed. [1], Chains of Love was often compared to other television shows. This page was last edited on 2 November 2020, at 13:23. Lauren Kay, the company's vice president of marketing, said that for the show they put together a "clean simple branding program" using pop-up ads, flash animation, and a sweepstake done through a microsite. Adapted from a Dutch television series, it revolves around a man or woman being chained to four members of the opposite sex over four days and nights. Chains of Love has never been released on DVD or Blu-ray, or through online-streaming services. [17] Chains of Love was broadcast initially on Tuesday nights at 8:00 pm EST,[18] premiering on April 17, 2001. Add the first question. [2][3] The participants are kept less than 24 inches from each other during filming. [25] In his 2005 book From Daytime to Primetime: The History of American Television Programs, scholar James W. Brown felt the concept fostered an environment for emotional and physical abuse.

After being chained to four women, corporate attorney John must eliminate three of them over the course of four days. Mix) - 7:20, "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" (The Dangerous Mix) (Morricone) - 4:43, "Chains of Love" (The Unfettered Mix) - 8:22, "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" (Morricone) - 3:15, "Chains of Love" (shep pettibone radio remix - edit) - 3:38, "Chains of Love" (shep pettibone instrumental dub) - 3:50, "Chains of Love" (shep pettibone radio remix) - 3:56, "The Good, The Bad and the Ugly" (The Dangerous Mix) (Morricone) - 4:43, "Chains of Love" (Shep Pettibone Radio Remix) - 3:56, This page was last edited on 15 October 2020, at 04:43.