Love Island, a British dating show created for Hulu by Brent Baker, Mark Busk-Cowley, Tom Gould, and Joe Scarrat, aired for the first time June 7, 2015, after a long break. Caroline Flack ran the first couple of seasons. Though in the most recent seasons Laura Whitmore runs the show. This series is a huge hit and inspired an array of different spinoffs.
Love Island is a dating and matchmaking series to its finest. The series starts out with a group of stunning singles that are all put on an island, expected to live in a beautiful villa together. They stay at this villa for the summer, with hopes to find their match and true love. Every week there is a match-up ceremony, all the couples paired up and have a connection are safe. Whereas, the people left standing without a match, are at risk of going home. Every so often, new islanders arrive in the villa to stir things up and see if they can sway the eyes of any of the couples.
On Love Island, the viewers play a huge role in the couples’ relationships. Every week the viewers vote on who they think the strongest couple is and who is the weakest. By the end of the series, the viewers have the power to vote on who they think is the best couple. The couple that wins, will ultimately walk away with not only a cash prize but love as well.
Since Love Island aired, it has received an array of mixed reviews. Some critics have stated that it is just like every other dating show they’ve ever seen. Whereas other critics have stated that they absolutely loved the series and claimed it was interesting to watch. Overall, the reviews for this series have been good and bad.
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This series has received awards and mixed reviews from critics.