Though it has drawn comparisons with its better-known cousin, this wholesome series is more sweet than sexy, offering a markedly different kind of romance. G iven how panned out, the bar for to prove itself marginally better is pretty low. And yet, less than a week in, it feels less like a clean slate, more like December the 36th. The show sees 12 singletons move into a cosy cabin in the Cotswolds with a potential partner, in the hopes that things heat up between them.
The new series, which kicks off on September 23rd, will see the celebs battling it out to win the competition. At the end of every episode, one celeb will be sent packing, with new celebrities joining the competition also hoping to be crowned the karaoke king or queen. Sign up to receive our newsletter! Our best wishes for a productive day. Already have an account with us? Sign in to manage your newsletter preferences.
The Cabins: meet the contestants of ITV's new dating show
Now, matchmaking TV has really gone back to basics … by getting the folks involved. D ating shows have been the form of TV in which it has been hardest to make a lasting match. As an idea, Meet the Parents marries Blind Date studio contestant picks potential mate from three possibilities with First Dates the matched pair go on a meal in a restaurant customised by the TV company. But the twist is that there is an intermediary: it is three sets of parents, or sometimes other relatives, who answer questions from the hopeful romantic on behalf of the prospective dates. The grownups flirt inappropriately with the young chooser, and there is a wedding-speech feel to the sequences in which the adults bring up embarrassing childhood anecdotes or photos.
Secret Crush is the latest ITV dating show, and it promises to be a lot of fun! A release date has not yet been confirmed for the new series but they've released a synopsis and different ways to apply, so now's the chance to take the plunge! We don't know much about the new show just yet, but here's everything you need to know so far, including how to apply to be on Secret Crush. ITV is yet to reveal a start date for Secret Crush.