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19th Jan 2023

ITV is launching a ‘Love Island’ for the older generation


Love Island

The new show is reportedly set to be on ITV1

The new series of Love Island started up this week as a new group of young individuals entered the villa looking for love. ITV have a new show planned, too, for older contestants.

But although the show proves to be as popular as ever, the hit programme largely focuses on a demographic in their early twenties.

ITV however are now reportedly planning to launch a show in the style of Love Island for the older generations.

Producers are looking for contestants to apply for a new series which will allow ‘vibrant single parents’ to find their special someone. The synopsis for the new show, reportedly titled: The Romance Retreat, says:

“ITV1 are looking for vibrant single parents from across the UK who are in search of love, for a brand new dating show!

“This is the ONLY dating show where single parents can search for love, by spending time in a luxury retreat, where all the parents have been nominated by their grown up children.”

For anyone who thinks they have what it takes, the deadline to apply for the show is Friday, March 31 at 11:59pm, which you can do here.

Before that takes place, there is a whole new series of Winter Love Island to contend with first.

For the first time, Maya Jama has taken over presenting duties – replacing Laura Whitmore – in South Africa.

What was meant to be an exciting new series has been marred by some glitches with viewers have spotted when watching.

One included the screen freezing as the show introduced the new contestants, spoiling PE Teacher Kai’s big moment while another saw the screen go pitch black with just the ITV2 logo on display.

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