CBS’ version of Love Island has ended its first season, revealing which couple viewers chose and who got or split $100,000. But that was the least-interesting part.
Love Island hasn’t been a hit, but it has helped bring CBS younger female viewers, and also is the network’s most-streamed show.
All 14 episodes of Love Island will be on Pop on Saturday, starting at 9 a.m.—just like the weekend marathons of Real World on MTV in the 1990s!
The drama is fine, but had a tendency to drag a little. The solution: More narrator, please!
Love Island premiered to very low ratings. But CBS executives seem hopeful it will grow over time, as the UK version did.
From the exceptionally well-chosen soundtrack to the cheeky, self-aware narration, Love Island had a lot of fun, something we don’t get too often from network reality TV.
Why is Love Island such a phenomenon in the UK? How has it affected its contestants? Will there be alcohol? Answers are in these must-read, pre-Love Island stories.
Meet the first 11 cast members—er, “Islanders”—who will be on the CBS version of Love Island.
CBS said its “fun, light-hearted” version of Love Island will have 22 episodes airing over five weeks.
CBS is bringing Love Island, the hit British series that follows single people cavorting and hooking up in-between competing in challenges, to the United States.