The show is filmed in Los Angeles and revolves around the twelve Zodiac signs that identify each contestant.
The show is hosted by Penélope Menchaca and features advice from co-host Maximiliano Palacio, an Argentine former polo player turned actor, and Edward'O, an astrologist; Palacio and Edward'O often appear alternately in some episodes and simultaneously in others.
As the show is aimed at women, the host is most exaggeratedly on the female contestants' side.
Quepasa, the online Hispanic website/community, has acquired Corazones.com, a Hispanic-focused online dating site.
The match-up of these two means Cupid’s arrow now has a more powerful global flight across the online dating world.
Her sidekick, named Edward'O, provides astrological insight to the love-seeking contestants, who wear tags denoting their astrological signs in lieu of names.
The show goes something like this: 12 male and female contestants enter the competition (hence the "12 Hearts"), one for each Zodiac sign, and various challenges are completed, generally involving dancing, singing, answering questions or kissing.
When you take astrology, waaaay above-the-knee hemlines, make-out sessions with virtual strangers and mix them together on television, how could you go wrong?
Based on an Argentinian dating show of the same name, the US version features a spunky hostess, Penelope, who holds court when the frisky participants get out of hand.
The "Whaboom" guy is far from the first gimmicky contestant to be featured during the traditional Night One limousine entrances.
(Last season's talker was a contestant who dressed in costume as a shark but thought she was a dolphin.) Before the debut of in 2014, the jokers usually got the boot after the first night. "If you take a picture of you wearing the shirt and post it on Instagram and tag me," he instructs, "we will send you another shirt for free!
When she asked for a demonstration, he screamed "Whaboom! Most of Lindsay's castmembers — who make up the most diverse grouping in the history of the long-running franchise — boast successful careers as lawyers, medical professionals, consultants, etc.