Love Island 2017: When does the new series of Love Island start? Date CONFIRMED – and there’s not long to wait

Caroline Flack will return to present Love island once again [Getty]

Love Island is set for another season of romance rivalry and scandal.

This year, Caroline Flack will be back to host the ITV 2 reality show.

And after the last series, won by Nathan Massey and Cara De La Hoyde, earned the show an National Television Awards nomination, which is why the new season is going to be a must-watch.

Here’s what we know so far about series 3 of the hit show.

When does Love Island start?

Nathan and Cara won Love Island 2016 [Getty]

ITV have confirmed that the new series of Love Island will begin on Monday 5 June at 9pm on ITV2.

Who are the singletons?

There have been a lot of rumours about the new couples to head to Love Island this year – namely personal trainer David Lundy.

Known also as a model and online coach, the contestant isn’t shy of showing off his toned torso – and it’s thought he sacrificed his relationship with his current girlfriend to appear on the show.

There have also been rumours that former Love Islander Katie Salmon could be reappearing on the show.

From the likes of Kady McDermott and Scott Thomas to Cara de la Hoyde and Nathan Massey – the couples last year were brimming with drama.

Katie Salmon has also been rumoured to be making a return to Love Island.

Scott Thomas and Kady McDermott were also contestants on the ITV reality show [WENN}

How do I apply for Love Island?

Then you can still apply over on ITV’s website.

They state: “Fancy spending the summer in our luxury villa with a host of hot hunks and gorge girls?
Click here to apply for Love Island 2017.

We’re looking for fun singles, who want to head to the sun in search of romance.

“To remain in paradise though, you’ll have to couple up, winning the hearts of each other and the public who ultimately will decide who stays on Love Island.”

Application close on April 30, 2017.

Will there be any changes this year?

Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen got engaged after meeting on Love Island [Olivia Buckland Instagram]

Giving Love Island addicts another fix, this year the reality show will be accompanied by a brand new weekly live studio show in the UK hosted by Caroline.

The 37-year-old will chat to celebrity guests, discuss viewer reactions and interview dumped islanders.

And, according to reports, the main show will run for an extra week to allow for even more drama.

Are the Love Island couples still together?

Kady McDermott and Scott Thomas have moved in together, while Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen are now engaged to be married.

Fourth place couple Katie Salmon and Adam Maxted split within two weeks of the show finishing.

Terry Walsh and Emma-Jane Woodhams and Rykard Jenkins and Rachel Fenton are also still going strong.

Cara de la Hoyde and Nathan Massey have split up and have now revealed they are expecting a child together.

Is there a teaser trailer?

Caroline Flack announced Nathan and Cara as winners of Love Island last year  [getty]

Seeing as none of the cast have been selected yet, sadly not.

All we know so far is there will Caroline Flack, sexy singletons and sun.

Commissioning editor for ITV Comedy and Entertainment Amanda Stavri has promised it will be a good series. She said: “Last year, Love Island became a real part of the national conversation and now, our new studio show will help feed our viewers’ appetite for more…

“If the twists and turns are anywhere near as fast paced as last year, it looks like Caroline and our studio guests will have plenty to talk about.”

What is Love Island: Aftersun?

The show, which will be fronted by Caroline Flack, will also feature a new spin-off show which will be live from the location of the villa.

Packed full of and Island exclusives, Love Island: Aftersun will air reach Sunday night, directly after the main show on ITV2.

A panel of celebrity guests will grill the islanders for all the gossip – including the ones us at home have just booted out.


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