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16 dating shows like 'Love is Blind' you should be watching ASAP

Fall in love...with drama.

So, you finished "Love is Blind" season 2and "Love Is Blind" season 1 and the reunion specials. Now, you find yourself scrolling through the cast's social media accounts and reading interviews to catch the still-unfolding drama.

Consider filling your free time with other shows like "Love Is Blind," which use innovative premises to get people to fall in love — or "like."

Until season 3 of "Love is Blind" comes out (yes, it's confirmed), you can catch us hitting the "play next episode" button on these similarly binge-able dating shows, all available to stream.

"The Bachelorette"

"The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" franchises have, no doubt, a tight grip on reality TV fans — especially those looking for a dose of romance and drama. Typically, one woman puts her eggs in one big basket — a basket of over 20 men all vying for the Bachelorette's affection. Needless to say, things often get chaotic on the Bachelorette's journey to find love.

The newest season of "The Bachelorette," which aired Monday, July 11 features a new concept for this tried and true series: host Jesse Palmer announced that Season 19 would have two Bachelorettes, Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia. So, yes, double the Bachelorettes, double the chaos.

Where to watch: ABC

Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia star in the Bachelorette."
Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia star in "The Bachelorette." Gizelle Hernandez / ABC

"FBoy Island"

This show has a concept that probably isn't too far off from what you might be doing IRL: spot the F-Boy from the boy who's searching for love for the right reasons.

Audiences, along with the female leads, have to guess which of the contestants have arrived at the show’s tropical set to find love — and which are just in it for the cash. If the lead selects a good guy at the end of the show, they both will split $100,000.

The second season of "FBoy Island" is set to air Thursday, July 14 on HBO Max, with a handful of episodes being released over the course of four weeks.

Where to watch: HBO Max

"FBoy Island" features a group of men that the leads will sift through to find love.
"FBoy Island" features a group of men that the leads will sift through to find love.Ramon Naquid / HBO Max

"Too Hot to Handle"

For a seriously steamy watch, turn to Netflix's "Too Hot to Handle." This show's premise features a sleight of hand: A handful of girls and guys are placed on an island that they think is the set for a steamy reality dating show. After arriving, the cast learns they're not allowed to get intimate — and they don't always take the plot twist well.

If the couples abstain physical touch, they'll all share winnings of $100,000. With infraction, starting with kissing, comes a deduction from the shared pool. Can individuals resist temptation to benefit the whole? We'll leave it to you to find out.

Where to watch: Netflix

Stream "Too Hot to Handle" on Netflix.
Stream "Too Hot to Handle" on Netflix.Netflix

"Love Island"

What started out as a lighthearted dating show out of the U.K. is now a global sensation, with multiple spin-offs and international franchises, including a U.S. version.

Similar to "Too Hot to Handle," a group of guys and gals are placed on an island to find their match. The winning couple, chosen by viewers, returns to land with a large sum of money. Part popularity contest, part dating show, "Love Island" will have you anticipating the next episode.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV

Catch the romance and drama of "Love Island" on CBS.
Catch the romance and drama of "Love Island" on CBS.CBS

"Are You the One?"

Do you believe in "the one?" MTV's philosophical dating show might have you questioning your beliefs.

On "Are You the One," a team of "love experts" assemble couples based on their personality and values before the season starts. When the singles gather in a shared house, contestants try to find their expert-approved match. Matches are confirmed in "beam ceremonies" (you'll have to watch). If all 10 couples successfully find each other, the group wins a total of $1,000,000.

Where to watch: Netflix, Hulu

"Are You the One" initially aired on MTV, and is now streaming on various platforms.
"Are You the One" initially aired on MTV, and is now streaming on various platforms.MTV

"Love Is Blind: Japan"

If you couldn't get enough of the American version "Love is Blind," you're in luck: There are more versions to binge-watch. "Love Is Blind: Japan," released in 2022, is the same concept, set in different country. Sign us up.

Where to watch: Netflix

Stream "Love is Blind Japan" on Netflix.
Stream "Love is Blind Japan" on Netflix.Netflix

"Love Is Blind: Brazil"

If both seasons of "Love is Blind" and "Love is Blind Japan" didn't quite scratch your "Love is Blind" itch, no need to fret — you can watch the Brazilian version too! Released in 2021, Brazil's "Love Is Blind" rendition keeps the show’s winning format, and brings us new couples to fall in love with (as they fall in love).

Where to watch: Netflix

"Love is Blind Brazil" can also be streamed on Netflix.
"Love is Blind Brazil" can also be streamed on Netflix.Netflix

"Back with the Ex"

The title of this Australian show gives the premise away. "Back With the Ex" reunites former couples who want to give their past relationships a second chance. Sometimes the experiment works, and sometimes it really doesn't.

Where to watch: Netflix

Stream "Back with the Ex" on Netflix.
Stream "Back with the Ex" on Netflix.Netflix

"Married at First Sight"

On "Married at First Sight," singles get married to strangers on the spot. A team of specialists — including a spiritualist, a relationship coach and a sociologist — use scientific matchmaking methods to pair up each couple, who don’t meet until the wedding day. With a premise that provocative, is it any surprise that "Married at First Sight" is created by the same producer as "Love Is Blind?"

Where to watch: Hulu, Lifetime

You can watch "Married at First Sight" on Hulu.
You can watch "Married at First Sight" on Hulu.Lifetime

"Dating Around"

Unlike many of the shows on this list, "Dating Around" has a fairly down-to-earth concept: Singles go on five separate blind dates in hopes of connecting with someone. This, of course, isn't too far off from how one might pursue dating IRL, so "Dating Around" is likely a more relatable watch than "Love is Blind."

Where to watch: Netflix

You can watch "Dating Around" on Netflix.
You can watch "Dating Around" on Netflix.Netflix

"Love on the Spectrum"

"Love on the Spectrum" is a dating show that highlights individuals with autism and how they navigate love and relationships. Structured more like a documentary than a reality competition show, "Love on the Spectrum" is nonetheless a major step for more inclusivity in dating shows. It's equal parts entertaining and heartwarming.

Where to watch: Netflix

"Love on the Spectrum" can be streamed on Netflix.
"Love on the Spectrum" can be streamed on Netflix.Netflix

"Indian Matchmaking"

On Netflix's "Indian Matchmaking," a group of singles in the U.S. and India put their love lives in the hands of matchmaker Sima Taparia. Taparia sifts through her "biodata," or profiles for the people in her database, to find them a match. This conversation-starting series examines with the role of arranged marriage in Indian culture, especially for a younger generation.

Where to watch: Netflix

Stream "Indian Matchmaking" on Netflix.
Stream "Indian Matchmaking" on Netflix.Netflix

"Sexy Beasts"

This show takes a seriously different approach to dating. Using elaborate prosthetic makeup, singles are transformed into mythical creatures and animals. They remain in those costumes while on dates with other contestants. When a couple decides to become official, they're allowed to reveal themselves ("Love is Blind" style) and can take the disguise off. Will they like what they see?

Where to watch: Netflix

Catch "Sexy Beasts" on Netflix.
Catch "Sexy Beasts" on Netflix.Netflix

"90 Day Fiancé"

This TLC show has been on the air since 2014, a testament to its popularity. On "90 Day Fiancé," audiences follow couples who have applied for or received a K-1 visa, available uniquely to foreign fiancés of U.S. citizens. After arriving to the U.S., couples only have 90 days to decide if they want to get married.

Where to watch: Hulu, YouTube TV, Amazon Prime Video

"90 Day Fiancé" is available on various platforms to stream.
"90 Day Fiancé" is available on various platforms to stream. TLC

"Say I Do"

In "Say I Do," couples are able to plan their dream wedding ... in one week. Three experts — event designer Jeremiah Brent, fashion designer Thai Nguyen and chef Gabriele Bertaccini — work together to make these couples' dream weddings come true.

Where to watch: Netflix

"Say I Do" can be streamed on Netflix.
"Say I Do" can be streamed on Netflix.Netflix

The Courtship

If you've seen the hit Shondaland show "Bridgerton," you've probably caught yourself swooning at the chivalry and pageantry of courting displayed on the show. Now, take "Bridgerton," and add some "Bachelorette" elements — and you have the new dating show, "The Courtship."

This show centers around one woman looking to find love, "Bachelorette"-style. But, there's one huge element that makes the new show unique: they've set the scene for her to "court" 15 other men, all dressed in Regency-era clothes, on a beautiful, grand estate, much like that of "Bridgerton." To be honest, we're jealous, and you will be too.

The Courtship - Season 1
"Acts of Chivalry" Episode 102 Claude Rémy, Claire Rémy, Tessa Cleary, Danie Baker, Nicole Rémy. Sean Gleason / NBC