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She's writing a book on dating and wanted to put herself in as many situations as possible, including reality TV, speed dating and more traditional ways of finding that special someone.

She wasn't the only contestant with another agenda."Everyone had ulterior motives," says Perl-Raver.

One by one, the hopeful suitors are eliminated, until only one remains. The most recent 'Bachelorette' hot couple, Emily Maynard and Jeff Holm, just broke off their much-publicized engagement. And, if you're a reality TV addict, consider voting on these lists of the best reality competition shows, reality dramas, cooking competition TV shows and medical shows.

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In this unique reality show, three men and three women are picked to live in a house shrouded in total darkness and tasked with undergoing various dating activities.

Cameras catch all the action using night-vision technology.

"Everybody had something they wanted to get out of it." She adds that Los Angeles, full of aspiring actors, models and industry insiders, is the perfect place for reality producers to prepare their cast and scenario recipes."Of course it was a bunch of actors," she says.

"They put out casting calls to agencies and casting companies.

Hosted by celebrity model and 2008's Miss Universe Australia, Laura Dundovic, Dating In The Dark combines cheeky voyeurism with irresistible insights into how human relationships really work.