After the one-on-one dates, each contestant can choose to invite another that they wish to see.The contestants enter the dark room for the final time and are revealed to each other one at a time.A separate infrared camera films the person on the dark side's reaction; the two images are combined in post-production.

During the reveal process the couple must remain silent.

While being shown in the light, a contestant cannot see the other contestant's reaction.

Initially, all six contestants have a group date in which they all sit at a table in the dark room exchanging names and getting to know one another's voices and personality types.

After this date, each contestant can invite another contestant for a one-on-one date; these dates are also held in the dark room.

Joining the other on the balcony signifies that the contestants both want to pursue a relationship; exiting the house through the front door signifies that they do not want to pursue a relationship.

Cameras are set up to show both the meeting balcony and the front door.

It’s even something a few dating services have offered, providing totally dark venues for first dates staffed with waiters wearing night vision glasses. to see if this idea lights your fire, or leaves you in the dark.

In this unique reality show, three men and three women are picked to live in a house shrouded in total darkness and tasked with undergoing various dating activities.

The show, hosted by Rossi Morreale, poses a novel social question: how much do looks play in finding love?

Although Dating in the Dark contestants spend hours conversing in pitch black with their prospective love interests, the show hints there will be devastating rejection once their identities are revealed — something a juicy summer reality show is sure to deliver.

(You’ll see all, thanks to the infrared cameras.)The idea of dating in the dark is hardly a fresh idea, however.