Love Island 2020 is cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

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The selection to pull the plug on the famous ITV2 exhibit got here after bosses admitted they may want to no longer assurance the protection of the contestants amid the on-going Covid-19 pandemic. Bosses had seemed at a wide variety of methods they could attempt and continue with filming, along with trying out the contestants for coronavirus and transferring the dates to later in the year.
However when crisis talks have been held over Thursday and Friday it was once determined the upcoming series of Love Island was once sincerely no longer going to be viable.
Kevin Lygo, Director of Television at ITV informed The Sun: “We have tried each and every which way to make Love Island this summer season but logistically it is just now not feasible to produce it in a way that safeguards the well-being of anybody involved and that for us is the priority. In everyday instances we would be making ready very quickly to journey out to the place in Mallorca to get the villa geared up however honestly that’s now out of the question.
“We are very sorry for followers of the show however making it safely is our prime subject and Love Island will be lower back enhanced than ever in 2021. In the period in-between Love Island followers can nonetheless experience all six sequence of Love Island on BritBox.”
A TV insider printed all the work that had gone into the upcoming summer time series would be deferred to the winter version, which will air next year.
They explained: “A big amount of work had already gone into this collection in terms of laying out plans for the show.Casting had additionally started, with interviews on Zoom for new applicants planned to start this week.Rising stars on social media had additionally been tapped up by using producers, who had been already choosing out their favourites.

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