Tony Rock to host new TV One series 'The game of dating'

Tony Rock to host new TV One series 'The game of dating'

The comedian-writer-actor-producer will host the network’s new primetime game show, “The Game of Dating,” where each episode has 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.

The nine-episode hourlong series premieres at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31.

Rock, the brother of Chris Rock, has previously hosted “Russell Simmons’ All Def Comedy Live” and the revamped talent competition “Apollo Live.”

“The Game of Dating” is produced for TV One by A. Smith & Co. Entertainment, a division of A. Smith & Co. Productions.