Caroline Flack is Heading Back to the Love Island Villa
The fourth series of Love Island Villa started with a new bunch of sexy singles. Caroline Flack is Heading Back to the Love Island Villa
LOVE Island is finally back to kickstart the summer with millions of viewers hooked on the island exploits. Caroline Flack is Heading Back to the Love Island Villa.
To make sure you won’t miss any of the events in the new series here’s all you need to know about where you can catch every piece of Love Island 2018 content.
What channel is Love Island on?
Love Island series four will start tonight at 9pm on ITV 2.
Each episode will also be repeated an hour later at 10pm on ITV2 +1.
If you are unfortunate enough to endure a Love Island free-night, or you want to rewatch an episode, they will be available to catch up on the ITV player.
Caroline Flack, who has presented Love Island since it returned to TV in 2015, will once again be joined by voice-over artist Iain Stirling.
What time is it on TV every day?
Love Island will air every weekday night and Sunday nights at 9pm.
The Island’s weekly highlights show will air on Saturday nights.
Love Island: Aftersun with Caroline Flack, will once again return to ITV2 on Sunday’s, straight after the main episode has aired.
2017’s winner Kem Cetinay is also returning to host a daily spin-off podcast entitled The Morning After which will be available to fans on the morning of Tuesday, June 5, 2018.
Five things you need to know about Love Island
Fling on the fake tan and get to know a new gaggle of singletons – Love Island is back.
On Monday, 11 beautiful people are being dropped off at a villa on the Spanish island of Majorca as they attempt to find love.
And there’ll be cameras in every corner to capture all the highs and the lows for ITV2 viewers.
Here’s everything you need to know before you watch the show… and give up your social life for the next two months.
1. The purpose of the show is to find love… but it isn’t always that simple
The Bafta-winning show’s basic premise is for contestants to find themselves a partner who is their perfect match – or “100% my type on paper” in the words of last year’s winner Amber Davies.
Couples pair up and share double beds, get to go on dates outside the villa and also compete together in challenges to win prizes.
The prizes include a night in the hideaway, which is basically a secluded area away from everyone else and is totally private (apart from all those cameras of course).
Sounds simple enough, but what if you don’t like your partner, or even worse – fancy someone else’s more?
That’s where the fun starts – throughout the series a number of eliminations will take place, as couples shift around and the odd ones out get sent packing.
2. These aren’t the only contestants you’ll see on the show
The clue’s in the fact that only 11 contestants have been announced, meaning someone will be left broken-hearted at the first “coupling up” – when islanders choose who they want to be with.
This year they’re a varied group, with the singletons including West End performer Samira, construction worker Niall and A&E doctor George.
The 2017 show saw Blazin’ Squad member Marcel Somerville enter the villa, and again this year there are a few contestants on the show who are already used to the limelight.
Eyal Booker, who once was in boy band EverYoung, is looking for love, as is the daughter of EastEnders actor Danny Dyer… who’s called Dani Dyer.
There are many more attractive people waiting patiently for their taxi to the airport though, and whilst ITV2 are keeping tight-lipped on who they may be, it’s sure they’ll cause a stir when they eventually walk through the doors of the villa.
3. There may be mobile phones… but old school dating is firmly on the agenda
All the contestants are given phones, which they can use to message each other, take photos and receive instructions from producers about upcoming challenges.
This is the only access they have to technology though – and when it comes to dating on the show, there isn’t a swipe in sight.
Caroline Flack told the BBC that this is all part of why the show has so much appeal.
“Even though it’s a modern dating show, it’s actually an old-fashioned way of getting to know someone,” she said. “We have no mobile phones, there’s no internet, no Tinder, they’re actually going back to the old art of conversation to fall in love.
“There’s no liking, no poking, no stalking, you actually have to talk. It’s a sped-up real life relationship.”
4. Filming will still take place around the clock… but the Islanders will have new rules to follow
One aspect of the show last year was so controversial that it was tweeted about thousands of times, attracted a number of Ofcom complaints and was even debated by the House of Lords.
And no we’re not talking about footage from the bedroom.
It’s smoking inside the villa, which has now been banned by the producers, after nearly every Islander was seen having a cigarette at some point during the two months the last series was on air.
Head of ITV2 Paul Mortimer said: “This year, we’ve got in place a plan for the smoking area to be outside the villa rather than outside the garden.”
Of course there still will be a camera there, just in case…
5. This year there will be even more Love Island content – as the show gets a spin-off
Last year, people were left struggling with the dilemma of what to do outside of the hours of 9-10pm, knowing that there was no new Love Island content for them to enjoy.
Fear not, because Caroline Flack’s extra show, Aftersun, returns alongside a shiny new podcast hosted by one half of last year’s winning couple, Kem Cetinay.
It will be called Love Island: The Morning After and Kem will be joined by radio host and Love Island super fan Arielle Free for six episodes a week.
They will call on special guests to help them unpack the events from the night before, along with providing exclusive content.
So the new islanders have been announced❤️?
That’s means we are a week away from the 1st episode!?
So excited to be hosting the New Love Island podcast where we will bring you all the gossip and drama with the lovely @ariellefree who will be keeping me on my best behaviour!? pic.twitter.com/LllQefEYwC
— Kem (@KemCetinay) May 29, 2018
Source: bbc.com, thesun.co.uk