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'Love Island' is over for another summer, and while there is a winter version of the show on the way for the first time ever, we'll all need some dating action to live vicariously through until then.

Thankfully, the TV gods have provided, and while none of the below will quite fill the void of 'Love Island', they'll do a decent enough job of entertaining us until the next series.


1. Celebs Go Dating - E4

The new series just kicked off this week and has not one but two former Love Islanders in it. In fairness though this series seems to have become part of the breakup process for every Islander. Jack Fincham and Megan Barton Hanson join writer and memorable 'I'm A Celeb' star Lady C, along with Towie's Lauren Goodger and Chloe Sims, the latter of which is joined by her sister Demi Sims, as well as Geordie Shore's Nathan Henry and Blue's Lee Ryan.

The show sees an array of famous and not-so-famous faces try their luck with a Celebrity Dating Agency and are sent on dates with everyday members of the public. While Jack doesn't seem to be impressing the ladies with his charms quite yet, Megan is trying her hand at dating women for the first time after recently coming out as bisexual.

'Celebs Go Dating' is on every weeknight at 9pm on E4 so it's your perfect 'Love Island' rebound.


2. Temptation Island - Sky One

This one even has 'Island' in the title, they knew what they were doing there. 'Temptation Island' is an American series by E! which sees four couples at a crossroads trying "single life" to decide if they should ultimately stay together. What better way to do that than to shove them on an exotic island with a bunch of really, really, ridiculously good-looking people?

The couples are whisked to Hawaii where they are given a taste of the single life among 24 singletons in order to test their commitment to one another. Surely if you're significant other even wanted to go on this show it would be a bad sign, no? But hey let's not get bogged down in details and get the popcorn out.

'Temptation Island' airs Monday nights at 9pm on Sky One but you can catch up on Sky Go if you have it.



3. 'Love Island USA' - Virgin Media Two

It's just like regular 'Love Island', but it's in America! The clue was in the title there. This has taken over Virgin Media Two on weeknights now so you likely have given it a go already. It's all very shiny and American but there is an Irish bloke called Cormac there to keep everyone grounded.

These Islanders are out in Fiji instead of Majorca but other than that, normal 'Love Island' proceedings apply. They've no Greg and Amber, mind.

Cormac Love Island USA


4. Dating Around - Netflix

Netflix dipped their toes into dating shows for the first time earlier this year with 'Dating Around'. Season one is just six short episodes so an easy binge-watch if ever there was one. Each episode sees a single person go on five first dates ultimately deciding who they want to take on a second date. A load of awkward first dates to watch from the comfort of your couch, we already know we're all fans of that.


5. Flirty Dancing - All 4

This dating show has already aired on Channel 4 but you can catch it on All 4. It sees singletons taught one half of a dance routine which they then perform together the first time they meet each other. All very wholesome. Diversity's Ashley Banjo is the choreographer with daters given one week to master the routine until they meet their match. When they do, there's no talking, just DANCING. Honestly, you can't not smile when watching this.


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