'Love Island: USA' Season 2: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about CBS reality show
Talking about the second season, David George, the CEO of ITV America, said, 'We're trying to get it as ready as possible so when (CBC) says 'go', we're ready, location-wise, build-outs, casting'
CBS's sexy singles reality show 'Love Island' is back with Season 2, which will be filmed in a Las Vegas hotel. The pre-production of the show has started at Cromwell, a Caeser Entertainment boutique hotel, which was shut down since the Covid-19 lockdown in March. The makers had initially planned to film the series on an overseas island and telecast it in May but those thoughts were put on hold after the pandemic.
Filmed in a Fiji villa, the first season of the show premiered in 2019 and was hosted by Arielle Vanderberg. When asked about the second season, David George, the CEO of ITV America, told Deadline: "We're trying to get it as ready as possible so when (CBC) says 'go', we're ready, location-wise, build-outs, casting."
CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl told Deadline earlier in May that he was “optimistic” for both 'Love Island' and 'Big Brother' to air in summer. “Those shows turn around pretty quickly, Big Brother has live shows every week and Love Island literally airs the night after it shoots, those shows do not have long post-processes,” he said. While the makers of the 'Love Island' are trying their to commence the production, here are all the details that you need to know about the second season of the show.
'Love Island' Season 2 is all set to premiere on Monday, August 24, with a two-hour premiere special at 8 pm EST. Following the premiere, the remaining episodes will air on weeknights at 9 pm EST with, a two-hour special episode on Saturdays at 8 pm EST.
'Love Island' involves a group of contestants referred to as "islanders" on the show. To be a part of the show, the islander must be coupled up with another islander to survive the game. They will also be offered to re-couple where they can choose to remain with their current partner or they can also choose to swap partners.
Although the cast of Season 2 isn't confirmed yet, the makers previously confirmed that one of the show's biggest appeals Matthew Hoffman will be back. The cast and crew will undergo a Covid-19 test before and during production and they will be quarantined prior to the start of production.
The trailer or the teaser of the show is not released yet. MEAWW will update this article once we have more details.
Where to watch
You catch the old episodes of 'Love Island' on CBS and CBS All Access until the release date is announced for the second season.
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