Made in Chelsea

How Monkey Kingdom changed the game for entertainment genres

Over the past couple of decades, production company Monkey has made some of TV’s most innovative entertainment shows. Love or loathe it, no one can doubt the pioneering success of, say, Made in Chelsea. It’s a show that, along with Lime Pictures’ The Only Way Is Essex, rewrote the script for reality television.

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Come Dine With Me follows a group of strangers as they compete to be crowned the ultimate dinner party host, with each contestant creating their own version of the perfect dinner party, which will see them scored out of ten by each guest. 

E4 promises funny and outrageous slate of shows

Celebs Go Dating (Credit: Channel 4)

Announcing the new shows, E4 controller Karl Warner promised that E4 will be the “home of funny, diverse, outrageous, loveable talent.”

In addition to the new and returning shows outlined below, Warner also announced that US favourites Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Young Sheldon, will be returning to E4 for their seventh and third series respectively. 

E4 launch immersive 360° Made in Chelsea video

Made in Chelsea, MIC, Channel 4, E4. Jamie Laing

The videos allow never-before-seen access to the homes of Mark-Francis Vandelli and Binky Felstead by using cutting edge technologies to put you right in the heart of the action.

The videos have been created by media company Monkey and, says Managing Director David Granger, “introduce the first ever truly immersive reality experience.”

Made In Chelsea – Where Are They Now?

Made in Chelsea is back tonight for its eagerly anticipated LA spin-off show. Following on from series nine, the series will follow the love lives and dramas of our favourite characters in the balmy backdrop of the LA coast.

From relationship woes to friendship dramas, the series featuring the glitterati of London’s set from the most exclusive postcodes have played host to more than one memorable character. But since some have departed the Kings Road, what are the much-discussed old cast up to now? 

Ollie Locke