The show's eighth season premiered on December 7, 2014 The live call-in program was simulcast on Clear Channel owned MIX channel 22 and The Pink Channel on channel 24, Sunday evenings. I Love You on Thursday nights from 4 PM to 6 PM Pacific time on both Mix and The Pink Channel.After a month's hiatus, the program was returned to the schedule on a semi-regular basis, until it was moved to Thursday evenings in July 2009 and made a permanent fixture. In 2003, Stanger started dating Andy Friedman, a real-estate executive whom she met through another matchmaker.When responding to a question from a gay man about a long-distance open relationship, she said, "There is no curbing you people".She later told a viewer who Skyped in, "You are very handsome, I thought you were straight." She went on to explain that she meant he was not "queen-y".Stanger then meets them individually to better understand their desires and welcome them to the club.She's been called "The Simon Cowell of Dating" and makes very quick, very direct comments.She told one woman she had a beautiful face but could not meet her millionaire because she was 10–15 lbs overweight."I can't do much for women over 45," Stanger said in an interview, "and if they're overweight, it's almost impossible." She told another woman to take off her wig, then suggested she come back after she got hair extensions.
After she was matched on her own show, Patti started seeing John Matthews, the man she picked."I am not paid to hide my true feelings," she said.Her "casting calls" or "recruiting sessions", where she screens men and women, involves her making brutal comments on their dress and appearance.Each episode features her matchmaking two millionaires.First, millionaire clients submit a biographical video profile on a DVD describing the type of partner they want.We offer at a higher level and a chance to finally meet your soul mate that suits your requirement.