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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.

Meet the players entering Channel 4 reality show The Circle

Emma Willis (Credit: Channel 4)

Anyone can be anyone in The Circle, but when the aim of the game is to gain popularity, some are not who they seem. 

The reality series looks at the highs and lows of social media, as eight contestants try to win over their fellow competitors and convince them they are who they say there are for a chance to win the prize of £100,000.

The Circle sees contestants live in separate flats in the same building, but their only way to communicate with each other is through a social media platform called The Circle.

MTV International announce Celebrity Ex on the Beach spin-off

Celebrity Ex on the Beach will follow a group of famous faces as they attempt to find love on a luxury holiday.

However, there will be trouble in paradise when the celebrities’ exes will appear one by one on the island.

Since 2014, Ex on the Beach has grown to become MTV International’s most widely travelled show and in 2018, the series was MTV UK’s second highest performing programme of the year.

MTV UK reboots cult classic Cribs

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Launched in 2000, the original show achieved global success and included A-listers Kim Kardashian, Naomi Campbell and Beyoncé.

The revival will follow Cribs' previous format and will see popular celebrities showcasing their homes, allowing viewers an insight into their personal lives.

MTV International will also produce Geordie Cribs, five short episodes featuring past and present cast members that will air on Facebook Watch, YouTube and MTV’s international social platforms. The five-minute episodes will be available from 25th of February.

Michelle Visage to be a judge in RuPaul’s Drag Race UK

Michelle Visage (Credit: BBC)

The eight-part series will search the UK for the brightest and best drag queens to discover the UK's next drag superstar.

To get the crown, the queens must first be put through an array of challenges, testing the contestants’ acting, modelling and comedy skills.

A series regular in the US version, Michelle Visage has judged eight series of RuPaul’s Drag Race in the US and has collaborated with RuPaul for over two decades.

“We've been working tirelessly to bring the magic of RuPaul's Drag Race to my favourite city in the world: London!” Said Visage.

Channel 4 reveals new format for The Island with Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls (Credit: Channel 4)

Treasure Island with Bear Grylls will be a six-part series that will see 12 strangers stranded on a remote island with hidden riches up for grabs.

Under the watchful eye of Bear Grylls, the islanders will battle for survival against mother nature and each other for a treasure of £100,000.

Pushed to their limits, the contestants won’t just need to find the loot but will also need last to the end of the show, or risk leaving empty-handed.

The revamped reality show will allow the islanders to cooperate, but with money involved can anyone be trusted?

New reality show The Royal World heads to MTV International

The six-part series will see nine aristocratic individuals from the UK, Russia, Austria, Nigeria, Ireland and America live together in a mansion in the British countryside.

The Royal World will take a look at their privileged lives and reveal the people behind the prestigious titles. With royal fever still abuzz following the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the series promises a glimpse at life of young royals as they navigate their way through their twenties as part of society's elite.

Love Island: the secrets behind the ITV2 hit

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Ahead of the new series, which starts on 4 June, an RTS early evening event brought together some of the reality show’s key people to explain the secret of its success.

Having left E4 to run ITV’s digital channels, Angela Jain recalled that she had been looking for a new entertainment format that was “ big in scale and volume”. As a former commissioner of Big Brother, she “really understood the value of having a really chunky show and what it does to your schedules”.

‘Sun, sea and sass’: Channel 4 announces new holiday series Shipmates

Two groups of mates will be jetting off to the Med joining thousands of tanned and toned twenty somethings for a once-in-a-lifetime party aboard one of Europe’s most lavish cruise liners.

This series joins the Anchored Cruise, where 2,500 young holidaymakers let their hair down with an itinerary of pool parties, DJs and some of the most exclusive events in the world.