Comedic value is mostly provided by Mc Guinness's array of catchphrases such as "Let the (object) see the (object)", "No likey, no lighty! It sometimes includes interviews with his friends and family. Not every man does this round and some skip straight to round 5.
Take Me Out has proven popular with the public, generally pulling over 3 million viewers per episode.
In its early days, Take Me Out was reviewed negatively by critics.
Take Me Out is a dating game show presented by comedian Paddy Mc Guinness.
Based on the Australian show Taken Out, it began airing on ITV in the United Kingdom and simulcast on TV3 in the Republic of Ireland on 2 January 2010.
If 2 or 1 girl/s was left from round 3 then the man can choose a mysterious girl to take on a date. Take Me Out: The Gossip is a behind-the-scenes sister show that began airing weekly on ITV2 from series 3-5 and 7 onwards, following the broadcast of the main programme.
It is currently presented by Laura Jackson and Mark Wright.
Jim was later also charged with possession of child pornography on his computer.
The date segment of contestant Wen-Jing Mo scoring a date with construction worker Aaron Withers was axed from the programme after it transpired that Aaron had a criminal conviction for punching a woman, had worked as an escort, and also had a long-term girlfriend, and that Wen-Jing had also worked as an escort for a short period ten years previously.
At any point during the rounds, the women can press the button in front of them to turn off their light if they do not believe a date with this man would be constructive to their well-being and if this occurs, their area of the stage will turn red.