AS I wait for my date to show up, it occurs to me that I should be pretty excited. He was a financially challenged, struggling director.After all, he’s tall, dark, Jewish – and a newly successful filmmaker. Brian Herzlinger isn’t your average Drew Barrymore enthusiast. But then Brian appeared as a contestant on the game-show pilot “Taboo.” The final challenge?'He then asked the camera in a separate room: 'How did we get here?
Throughout the show, the host, Rossi Morreale, provides the men and women with additional insights by providing personality profiles showing which contestants are their best matches and also allowing them to view items the others have brought to the house, such as items of clothing or luggage.
With the help of his friends, dubbed “The Drew Crew,” he gave himself one month to meet her.
To reveal whether his date with Drew ever came to fruition would be to give the movie away. “I think I’ve definitely screwed myself in terms of getting dates,” he says.
Asked how she preps for her dates, she added: 'Dance around my closet and put on make-up and listen to music, call a friend.'As for Ellen, who has been wed to actress Portia de Rossi since 2008, she said of her dating activities: 'You know, having sex.'The pair have teamed up for the NBC show, in which 50 First Dates star Drew is narrating and Ellen acts as producer.
The show sees couples matched up and followed by the camera as they embark on their blind dates.