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This special one-off was part of another programme, The One and Only Cilla Black, presented by Paul O'Grady.
A contestant named Nicola Gill came on the show, claiming she was a temporary secretary, when she was actually a journalist for Cosmopolitan Magazine.
The broadcaster reportedly gave in to Black's ultimatum "move the Premiership football programme or I quit".
However, ITV briefly aired a similar replacement show in 2004 hosted by Davina Mc Call, called Love on a Saturday Night and since 2010, Take Me Out, hosted by Paddy Mc Guinness which is still airing.
Zoe Ball took a break from her regular Saturday radio show after being left 'devastated' by the apparent suicide of her boyfriend Billy Yates.
Television presenter and DJ Kate Thornton stood in on the Zoe Ball show at 3pm on Saturday and delivered her heartfelt condolences to Ms Ball on-air.
but it was eventually hosted by Cilla Black, who already hosted the LWT series, Surprise Surprise.
Before the decision Our Graham (replaced in the final ITV series by Tommy Sandhu), who was never seen, gave an amusing reminder of each contestant.
The couple then picked an envelope naming their destination.
Black's scouse accent and her catchphrases became familiar throughout the United Kingdom.
The show won the Lew Grade Award at the British Academy Television Awards in 1995.
Blind Date originally ran on Saturday nights from 30 November 1985 to on ITV. The new series began airing on 17 June 2017 in its usual Saturday night slot and is produced by So Television and Stellify Media, a firm part-owned by Sony Pictures Television.