In each episode, three teams of friends and/or family watch real dates in a “hidden camera” style from their homes. Throughout the show, the teams, as well as Rock, offer commentary about the couples as they try to figure out the daters’ stories and next moves in order to score cash. As the dates progress, the teams will participate in gameplay with questions such as “How long has this couple been dating?” or “Who will pay the check?” Each correct answer earns the teams increasing amounts and the team with the most money at the end of the episode wins a $10,000 grand prize.
Rock, the brother of Chris Rock, has hosted Russell Simmons’ All Def Comedy Live and the revamped talent competition Apollo Live. In addition to co-headlining multiple nationwide comedy tours, Rock has had starring roles in features C’mon Man and The Redemption of a Dog.
The Game of Dating is produced for TV One by A. Smith & Co. Entertainment, a division of A. Smith & Co. Productions.