Meanwhile, "Big Brother Canada 2" was such a big smash for Slice, its next installment will go prime time (for the first time) on sister station Global in 2015.Yes, according to Toronto Life, these are just two of nearly 100 reality productions partly based out of the city.

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The original dating game shows were introduced by television producer Chuck Barris.

The format of Barris's first dating show, The Dating Game, which commenced in 1965, put an unmarried man behind a screen to ask questions of three women who are potential mates, or one woman who asked questions of three men.

Let's not forget, too, about Property Brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, whose appeal is so wide they ended up on "Jimmy Kimmel Live! These highlights are just the beginning of a boffo year for this growing Canadian industry, but 10 moments stand out above the rest.

Here are our top 10 Canadian reality TV moments of 20.

Single Women Looking for Love – New Reality Dating Show Location: Nationwide Type: Docu-series New Reality TV Show for Major Cable Network Seeks Single Women Looking for Love and Family!

'Lost Girl' follows supernatural seductress 'Bo' (Anna Silk), a 'Succubus' who feeds on the sexual energy of mortals.

The person behind the screen could hear their answers and voices but not see them during the gameplay, although the audience could see the contestants.

The various suitors were able to describe their rivals in uncomplimentary ways, which made the show work well as a general devolution of dignity.

Human matchmaking is involved only in selecting the game's contestants, who are usually selected more for the amusement value than any concern for their happiness or compatibility.

The audience sees only the game; an important feature of all dating game shows is that the contestants have little or no previous knowledge of each other, and are exposed to each other only through the game, which may include viewing a photograph or at least knowing the basic criteria for participation (typically participants are not already married).

Growing up with human parents, Bo had no reason to believe she was anything other than the girl next door - until she drained her boyfriend to death in their first sexual encounter. She discovers she is one of the 'Fae', creatures of legend and folklore, who pass as humans while feeding off them in secret, as they have for millennia.