Drew Barrymore joins NBC dating reality show 'First Dates' as narrator

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Drew Barrymore has signed on to the NBC dating reality series "First Dates," TheWrap has learned.

Barrymore will serve as the narrator for the show, which offers a 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 US.

The audience will be along for the ride in an experience that is meant to play like a real-life romantic comedy. At the end of each episode, viewers will find out if the participants want to see each other again for a second date. The show is based on the UK format.

Barrymore has primarily focused on film, but she has been involved in various TV projects in her career. In addition to starring in the short-lived series "2000 Malibu Road," she executive produced the reality shows "Tough Love" and "Tough Love: Couples," as well as the reality cooking show "Knife Fight."

She also executive produced the rebooted version of "Charlie's Angels" in 2011. She will star in the new Netflix comedy series "Santa Clarita Diet" alongside Timothy Olyphant.

Ellen DeGeneres is executive producing the show, along with Pam Healey, John Hesling, Anthony Dominici, Jeff Kleeman and Tim Carter. Warner Bros.' Shed Media is producing, along with DeGeneres' A Very Good Production banner and Twenty Twenty.

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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 22: Drew Barrymore arrives at the The Daily Front Row's 1st Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards at Sunset Tower Hotel on January 22, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 26: Actress Drew Barrymore attends Safe Kids Day at The Lot on April 26, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 13: Drew Barrymore, Olive Barrymore Kopelman and Frankie Barrymore Kopelman attend Baby2Baby Holiday Party Presented By The Honest Company on December 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Baby2Baby)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 10: Hostess/actress Drew Barrymore arrives at Refinery29 Holiday Party at Sunset Tower Hotel on December 10, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 13: Actress Drew Barrymore attends 2014 Women's Leadership Award Honoring Stella McCartney at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on November 13, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)
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