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ITV2 orders new cookery dating show Love Bites

Fusing food and dating in an all-new format, Love Bites pits three suitors against each other in order to win a date with a single foodie.

Using the same set of ingredients, the suitors will each cook a three-course meal side by side in the Love Bites kitchen in the hopes of appealing to the singleton’s palate.

The singleton will then have to choose the best chef for a date.

ITV2 commissions new dating series The Cabins

The series will challenge young singles to look beyond their dating apps to find their soulmates, immediately moving in together with their potential partners.

Each couple will stay in their own luxurious log cabins in stunning settings within the UK.

Isolated and intimate, the stage will be set for the singletons to get to know one another, sharing heartfelt moments or suffering awkward silences. All for viewers to see if the sparks fly.

After enjoying or enduring the first 24 hours, the couples will then have to decide to continue or call it a day.

Love Island USA heads to ITV2

Swapping the idyllic island of Fiji with the bright lights of Las Vegas, the new set of islanders will enter a villa on top of Caesars Entertainment’s boutique hotel, The Cromwell, in search for love (and the $50,000 prize).

Arielle Vandenberg will return as host and narrator Matthew Hoffman will be back to report on the latest gossip from inside the hotel villa 'bubble'.

“We’re thrilled that ITV2 can bring the latest US version of Love Island to viewers this year,” said Paul Mortimer, ITV’s Head of Digital Channels and Acquisitions.

New host announced for winter series of Love Island

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Replacing Caroline Flack, the Irish presenter will be heading over to a brand new villa in Cape Town, South Africa, for the show’s first ever winter series.

Once again, a batch of new Islanders will try to charm their fellow singletons and woo the public as they attempt to find love.

Whitmore will also host Love Island: Aftersun, where former Islanders discuss their time in the villa. The series will air on ITV2 live from London on Monday nights at 10pm.

ITV announces start date for I’m a Celebrity 2019

Ant and Dec in Ant & Dec's DNA Journey (Credit: ITV/Voltage TV/Mitre Television)

Ant and Dec will return to reside over a new group of famous faces as they endure the Australian outback.

Across several gruelling weeks, the celebs will face the dreaded Bushtucker Trials and the chance to inherit the crown from 2018’s King of the Jungle Harry Redknapp.

The series will be followed by a new series of I’m A Celebrity…Extra Camp on ITV2, presented by Joel Dommett, Emily Atack and Adam Thomas.

Together, the three hosts will get the inside scoop on life inside the jungle and share lively discussions with special guests.

ITV2 launches new horror-inspired reality series

The contestants of Killer Camp (credit: ITV)

The five-part series follows eleven unsuspecting members of the public as they are taken to what they assume is an 80s inspired Summer Camp, only to discover that there is an undercover murderer within the group.

To be crowned champions of Killer Camp and walk away with the prize money, the innocent competitors must survive the murderous efforts of the camp killer - resulting in elimination from the game - and figure out who among them is guilty.

ITV2 orders more Don’t Hate the Playaz and The Stand Up Sketch Show

Don't Hate The Playaz at the Royal Television Society Awards (Credit: Paul Hampartsoumian)

The first series proved a hit with viewers and was nominated for a Royal Television Society Programme Award earlier this year. 

The show, which is filmed in a gig environment, sees two teams made up of comedians, hip hop legends and celebrity hip hop lovers battle it out in front of a live audience.

Hosted by Rizzle Kicks' Jordan Stephens, the two teams will once again be led by TV presenter Maya Jama and rapper Lady Leshurr, with new guests joining the trio each week.