Sunday, 23 February, 2020

Love Island producers planning to add a second villa in new twist

Love Island producers are planning a new twist for this summer’s series, according to a report.

Love Island producers are already preparing for the new series – There are plans to introduce a second villa and increase the number of contestants.

After receiving a staggering 60,000 applications for the new series of Love Island within 12 hours, ITV producers are planning to add a second villa.

A source told The Sun: “Given just how massively popular the show became last year they’re desperate to make sure the next series really kicks off with a bang,

“They’re planning on the season opener beginning with two big villas – just like they introduced midway through last series.

“And they want to throw in nearly double the amount of contestants to really stir things up.

The insider added: “Planning is still in the early stages but what is for sure is that it’s going to be bigger than ever.”

Love Island villa
Love Island villa

The last series of Love Island had over 3 million viewers, making it ITV2’s biggest ever show.

ITV Studios’ Creative Director for Entertainment, Richard Cowles said: “We are delighted that viewers have embraced Love Island so wholeheartedly; it has become the most talked about show of the summer.”

ITV bosses have launched a ‘winter Love Island’ called Survival of the Fittest – The show currently airs on ITV2 nightly – It features young singles in the South African Savannah.

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