The first revival premiered in 1978 and ran until 1980, the second ran from 1986 until 1989, and the last ran from 1996 until 1999 with a season of reruns following.
Jim Lange hosted The Dating Game for its entire ABC network run and the 19 syndicated editions.
She then clerked for Judge Damon Keith of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, became an Assistant U. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan in 1991 and in 1995 she was appointed to the Wayne County Corporation Counsel.
Granholm ran for Attorney General of Michigan in 1998 to succeed thirty-seven year Democratic incumbent Frank J. She defeated Republican John Smietanka, the 1994 nominee and former U. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan, by 52% to 48% and served from 1999 to 2003.
She was re-elected to a second term in 2006 against Republican businessman Dick De Vos by a large margin and served until January 1, 2011, when she was term-limited.
As Governor, Granholm received praise for her focus on renewable energy and in leading the state's automotive industry through the crisis of 2008–10.
Note to Michigan Republican opposition researchers: Step up your game.
Somehow, no one turned up this epic clip of Jennifer Granholm, the current Current TV host and former Michigan governor, when she was running for office.
She defeated Engler's Lieutenant Governor Dick Posthumus by 51% to 47% and became Michigan's first female governor on January 1, 2003.Jennifer Granholm, the former governor of Michigan and everyone’s favorite gesticulating DNC speaker, appeared on a 1978 episode of “The Dating Game.” Complete with ’70s hair, Granholm asks the three bachelors questions like, “What form of transportation should all girls be built like, and why? Discover the Kalamazoo Valley Museum in Downtown Kalamazoo!With free general admission, families of all ages can spend a day--rain or shine--at our amazing, awe-inspiring, and ever-changing exhibits.Planetarium shows, hands-on crafts, lectures and musical performances round out the offerings.There isn't much in the clip to indicate that she was on her way to being a successful politician.