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After two pilots starring Black, the series was commissioned.
The distinctive theme music for Blind Date has a strong resemblance to the jazz standard "Soft Winds" and was composed by Laurie Holloway.
They were then asked a question by a single individual of the opposite sex, who could hear but not see them, to choose with whom to go on a date.
Before the decision Our Graham (replaced in the final ITV series by Tommy Sandhu), who was never seen, gave an amusing reminder of each contestant.
The show had a format similar to the show known in Australia as Perfect Match or in the US as The Dating Game.
Black had seen The Dating Game in the US and enthused about it to LWT's Alan Boyd, who produced Surprise, Surprise and who made the Norvelle pilot.However, ITV briefly aired a similar replacement show in 2004 hosted by Davina Mc Call, called Love on a Saturday Night and since 2010, Take Me Out, hosted by Paddy Mc Guinness which is still airing.Blind Date returned on , as part of ITV's coverage of a concert held outside the Tower of London to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the foundation of the charity The Prince's Trust.A contestant named Nicola Gill came on the show, claiming she was a temporary secretary, when she was actually a journalist for Cosmopolitan Magazine.When Black found out about this, she exploited the truth on the show, leading Gill to get booed by the audience, and her date to go away in total shock.