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‘Love Island Games’ Reveals Fan Favorites From Across the Globe Returning for New Series Spinoff

Love Island fan favorites from across the globe are returning to the franchise, ready to find love on the new series spinoff Love Island Games. Peacock revealed the cast on Wednesday, which features Islanders from previous seasons and show versions, including the UK, USA, Australia, France, Sweden and Germany. Maya Jama will host the series, with […]

‘Naked Attraction’ Boss Responds to U.S. Controversy, Explains Nude Casting Process

By now you’ve seen, or at least heard about, Max’s controversial reality sensation Naked Attraction. You likely have some questions (and, boy, so did we). Below, the show’s executive producer Darrell Olsen has answers — from what it’s like to audition as a contestant on the show, to what goes down behind the scenes, to […]

‘Love Island USA’ EP Goes Behind the Scenes of Season 5: “Want It to Feel Like the Best Summer Vacation”

[This story includes spoilers from season five of Love Island USA.] It was another summer of love, heartbreak, intense emotions and dramatic moments as season five of Love Island USA wraps up. The Peacock series, which saw Modern Family actress Sarah Hyland return as host, follows a group of singles who come to stay in the Love […]

Why the Rita Ora Episode of ‘Love Island’ Disappeared From Hulu

There was a shocking twist this week on Love Island that has fans screaming. Well, not on the show, exactly. Rita Ora gave the islanders on the reality series a VIP performance during a pool party and, yes, two couples were dumped from the island — but the thing that left U.S.-based fans of the […]

‘Love Island USA’ Reveals Season 5 Cast, Sarah Hyland Returning as Host

Love Island USA is returning to Fiji with an all-new cast of singles looking for love. Modern Family actress Sarah Hyland, who made her debut as host in season four, is also reprising her role as well as UK comedian Iain Stirling as narrator. The Peacock series follows a group of singles, each searching for […]

MIPTV: ITV Studios’ Ruth Berry on Extending Reality TV Into the Multiverse

While scripted TV tends to get more attention than unscripted programming, the executives gathered in Cannes this week for the 60th MIPTV international television market know that formats like reality TV and game shows help pay the bills. And with budgets for high-end TV tightening worldwide, making more money off of those formats has never […]

Peacock Orders ‘Love Island Games’ Spinoff

Peacock is returning to Love Island after ordering the first spinoff series for the international reality TV phenomenon. Love Island Games from ITV Entertainment is set to premiere this fall and will bring together popular islanders from the U.S. version and other international iterations of the reality TV phenomenon for a second shot at love. […]

Jake Paul Calls Tommy Fury Loss a “Humbling Experience”

Tommy Fury claimed victory in a highly anticipated boxing match against Jake Paul on Sunday by a split decision. The British professional boxer and social media influencer-turned-boxer met in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. According to ESPN, although Paul put up a solid fight in the eight-round match, and even with Fury being knocked down in the […]

ITV Content Boss on Rebooting ‘Big Brother’ and Launching Streamer ITVX: “You Have to Fight Ever Harder” to Attract Audiences

U.K. TV giant ITV will launch its new streaming service ITVX in November to attract more overall viewers for its content, the company’s managing director, media and entertainment Kevin Lygo told a TV industry event on Wednesday. He also credited the “extraordinary success” of fellow reality TV series Love Island as a key driver behind […]

‘Love Island’ Jumps to Peacock From CBS

Love Island has a new home in the United States. Peacock has won rights to the American version of the hit British series in what it calls a “highly competitive situation.” The NBCUniversal-owned streaming platform has picked up two seasons of Love Island, with the first set to air in the summer. The show, produced […]

Critic’s Notebook: Is Summer TV’s Island Fever the Cure for What Ails Us?

Tapping into our collective need for a vacation, HBO's 'The White Lotus,' Hulu's 'Nine Perfect Strangers' and Fox's 'Fantasy Island' offer varying levels of pandemic-era comfort and escape

ITV Ad Revenue “Rebounding” After 6 Percent Drop in First Quarter, Studio Arm Grows

U.K. TV giant ITV reported a 2 percent revenue increase for the first quarter to £709 million ($985 million) “despite the COVID-19 restrictions in place throughout the period, unlike the same quarter in 2020, which only had a limited impact.” ITV, led by CEO Carolyn McCall, said Wednesday that total advertising was down 6 percent […]