They will be set tasks and have to answer questions from the person picking, but in a twist, there will be no guarantees that the animations will accurately reflect how the person they represent looks.
Viewers at home and in the studio audience will be able to see both the animation and the real life contestant.
Miss Black said: 'Loveland captivated me with its modern day twist on the dating format, bringing something new and exciting to the genre.'She has already filmed a pilot for the ten-part series scheduled for broadcast on Sky One next year.
Sky One director of programming Richard Woolfe said: 'Cilla is the undisputed queen of the dating show.'There's been many pretenders to her throne, but she remains in a class of her own.'I'm thrilled she shares my passion for Loveland and for bringing the dating show kicking and screaming into the 21st century.'The 65 year old, whose personal fortune is worth in excess of £15 million, has been increasing her television profile in the past two years.
She now regularly stands in for Paul O’Grady on his Channel 4 show.
She stunned bosses by announcing the news on the first ever live Blind Date show.For almost two decades she was the nation’s favourite matchmaker, before quitting Blind Date live on air.Now five years later, Cilla Black is back playing cupid in a 21st century version of the show called Loveland.At its peak it attracted an average of 14 million viewers a week.Viewers tuned in each week to see if Miss Black would get to 'buy a hat' and to see which date the winning couple would pick.International Cupid is a popular foreign dating and personals site helping 1000s of singles find their prospective long-term partner.