(Photo: ) "Virtual dating is a reality, and a practice which has become increasingly popular and truly accepted by the Web audience," said Fred Siegel, senior vice president of marketing, [email protected]
"[email protected] and Universal's Blind Date have designed this fresh, new Web site for romance enthusiasts everywhere to meet others in Excite Personals, chat with Blind Date's host Roger Lodge, buy Valentine's gifts, or get virtually hitched to their online sweetheart." Distributed worldwide by Universal Worldwide Television, Blind Date premiered in domestic syndication the week of September 20th, 1999 to impressive ratings.
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The co-branded site ( has proven to be beneficial for both parties, drawing on each other's various methods of exposure to a large audience, creating the perfect marriage of Web and TV.
Already successful, the site provides Blind Date viewers and Excite users with comprehensive information on the program, and has incorporated co-branded Excite/Blind Date "personals", chat and voice chat rooms, virtual blind dates, a searchable database of participants' pictures and bios, and a "TV Finder" where users can find out when and where the syndicated show airs in their area.
Shopping and Virtual Greeting Cards Valentine's Day is the official day to shower the object of your affection with gifts, romantic dinners, and long walks at sunset.
The Excite Blind Date Web site can help with gifts and virtual greeting cards as they provide quick links to Excite's specialty Valentine's Day shop ( and Blue Mountain Arts (
In addition, the Website provides Web users with card and gift-giving services from popular [email protected] properties including and Excite Shopping.
"Blind Date has achieved phenomenal success during our first season and we are thrilled to extend our programming from television to the Web," said Ned Nalle, president, Universal Worldwide Television.
This new site comes just in time for Valentine's Day and provides Blind Date viewers and Excite users comprehensive information on all facets of the program, while incorporating Excite's popular Web services.