Ellen DeGeneres-produced dating show filming in Where: North Avenue Beach from Fullerton to Oak Street. Still pretty awkward, but also potentially entertaining, which is why Shed Media turned the experience into a UK reality show called "First Dates." Now Shed Media is teaming up with Ellen DeGeneres' A Very Good Production to bring the show to NBC, with filming scheduled to take place in Chicago beginning in July.
Ellen DeGeneres to film a reality dating show in When: Saturday, August 15 - Sunday, August 16, 2020 from 10 a.m. daily Admission: FREE Getting there: CTA bus lines 151, 156, 22, or 36 to Oak St and North Ave. Subway: Chicago Transit Time once again for the annual Chicago Air & Water Show -- celebrating its 62nd anniversary in 2020 -- 'wowing' Chicagoans and summer visitors alike with watercraft stunts and aerial acrobatics on Lake Michigan in the largest free exhibition of its kind in the USA! Single people in Chicago who are having difficulty finding love through traditional methods such as hitting on fellow CTA passengers or perusing Tinder will have the chance to try another way of finding a mate when Ellen DeGeneres begins production on a dating show for NBC that will film here in the city this July.
Ellen DeGeneres Filming NBC Dating Show In As usual, it will take place along the lakefront from Fullerton to Oak Street, with best viewing at North Avenue Beach. Chicago has become a go-to filming location for movies and television series lately, though most endeavors have focused on civil and public service see Chicago Fire, Chicago P. D. or even Sirens. This July, we'll see something a little different when production begins on an Ellen DeGeneres executive-produced dating show that will come to town just in time to help you find summer love.
First Dates - The city of Chicago usually gears up with longer trains, extra buses, and extended routes to accommodate the expected 2 million annual visitors -- a number equal only to Chicago's other big summer event, Taste of Chicago. From Executive Producer Ellen DeGeneres, narrated by Drew Barrymore and based on the hit U. K. format, this new series offers a voyeuristic look at a variety of real first dates happening throughout one night at the same restaurant in Chicago. The daters are of all ages, backgrounds and from across the U. S. The audience comes along for the ride.