Tv show dating rules
A group of beautiful singles are gatecrashed by their exs, ensuring that, as well as new passion, contestants may also rediscover love or relive their heartbreak.
Clocking in as the most-viewed launch programme on MTV in the UK, with an average audience of 328,000 at pm on launch night, it beat the launch figures of the hugely successful by 34%.
Other dating shows included have crossed into dating-show territory through their in-show relationship storylines.
"We have a fantastic casting team and a lot of it is done through social media," explains Chapman.
"Often, you'll find there is a whole section of a club scene where people are all talking on Twitter and Instagram, and they've all been out with each other." (originally shown on ITV1) is certainly the gentlest of the lot.
Initially trialled online, the show reveals more of the dates and what the couple got up to afterwards.
It was brought to ITV2 to help pair the slightly more adult content (a bit of drunken kissing) with a younger audience. With barely an episode passing without contestants humping or having an argument, viewers are treated to the ultimate guilty pleasure of today's dating shows.
Typically, the final contestant then gets a proposal.