Holly & Fearne Go Dating

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Holly & Fearne Go Dating
Starring Holly Willoughby
Fearne Cotton
Country of origin United Kingdom
Running time 30 minutes
Original network ITV, STV, UTV
Original release 5 September (2007-09-05) – 16 September 2007 (2007-09-16)

Holly & Fearne Go Dating was a British reality TV show which was first broadcast on ITV on 5 September 2007.


In the six-part series, Holly Willoughby and Fearne Cotton embarked on a mission in each episode to each find an ideal match for one of love's losers.

The show ended with a dinner date at the Hell's Kitchen restaurant in London. Here, the lonely heart enjoyed the company of both dates, one after the other. By the end of the night, the lonely heart had to choose either Cotton's or Willoughby's choice.

It is unlikely that the show will return. Willoughby presented a similar series, the revived Streetmate, on ITV2 in September/October 2007.

Viewing figures[edit]

  • Episode 1: 2.1m, 11% share[1]
  • Episode 2: 1.8m, 9%[2]
  • Episode 3: 1.6m, 8%[3]
  • Episode 4: 1.8m, 9%[4]
  • Episode 5: Unknown
  • Episode 6: 1.7m, 9%[5]


  1. ^ Leigh Holmwood, "Reality shows in ratings spurt", The Guardian, 6 September 2007
  2. ^ Leigh Holmwood, "Genealogy show tops ratings", The Guardian, 7 September 2007
  3. ^ Leigh Holmwood, "Tasty ratings win for BBC1", The Guardian, 10 September 2007
  4. ^ Leigh Holmwood, "Big score for BBC1", The Guardian, 13 September 2007
  5. ^ Chris Tryhorn, "Palin packed with eastern promise" The Guardian, 17 September 2007

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