The British spin-off of the American dating show Are You The One? It’s coming to Paramount Plus this month
The show is a British version of the US dating program Are You The One? and see 20 singles fly into a Maltese villa to find their perfect match.
The UK version will be hosted by radio and television presenter Joelah Noble – she has presented the Premier League digital series Uncut and has a weekly program on Rinse FM.
But what is You The One? UK, who are the candidates and how to watch? Here’s everything you need to know:
what are you the one
are you the one First aired on MTV in the US in 2014 – it was followed by 20 singles, 10 men and 10 women who spent several weeks together to decide who their ideal partner is.
The producers have already determined who each singleton’s soulmate is, having been chosen based on a scientific analysis of their suitability for one another.
However, the contestants don’t know who their “perfect match” is, and during their time at the villa, the person they fall in love with may not be the person chosen for them.
The show was a smash hit in the US and has now found a home in the UK as well.
Kelly Bradshaw, senior VP for MTV Entertainment Brands International at Paramount, said, “MTV’s hit reality formats continue to travel and resonate across platforms with viewers around the world. I can’t wait to bring it to the public this summer – they’re going to love it.”
If all ten couples find their perfect match before their time on the show is up, they will each win a share of £200,000.
In each episode, contestants will vote to send a pair to the truth booth to see if they’re a perfect match.
And now that we’re here with reality TV, there’s also a Boom Boom Room where participants can get to know each other better,
Who are the candidates?
Vic – Vic, a 21-year-old house manager from London, says she’s never been rejected by a man she chose to be with.
Tasha – The 21-year-old from Bristol works as a model and influencer. She said her Miss England pageant experience made her very competitive.
Robyn – The 25-year-old house manager from Surrey says she’s dated a lot of toxic men in the past, so she has a hard time trusting partners.
Taofiqah – 25-year-old Taofiqah from London works as a marketing manager and believes her successful career could make men intimate.
Therese – 23-year-old health worker Therese from County Antrim says it’s difficult to date in a small town where everyone knows each other.
Libby – 24 years old, professional rider Libby is Henley-on-Thames has performed as a stunt rider in major productions such as Maleficent and The Crown.
Thea – The 22-year-old from Kent is a dental assistant but works as a ring girl at weekends – she says the job has gotten her attention.
Shae – 22 years old and from London, Shae is a marketing student. She says she is a daddy’s girl looking for a man who can do justice to her father.
Sapphia – The 28-year-old recruitment coordinator from London, Sapphia says she’s a drama queen but is perfectly happy to laugh at her own expense.
Olivia – The 23-year-old club hostess from Gateshead has worked all over the world, from Dubai to Ibiza, but in all her travels she’s yet to find a boyfriend.
Josh – 25 Josh is a singer-songwriter from Monaco, an avid traveler and polyglot – speaking five languages. Always on the go, he struggles to maintain long-term relationships.
Jack – 26 years old, owner of a sales and letting agency from Cardiff. Jack is a workaholic looking for a woman who can take his attention away from the office.
Juan – The 22-year-old student from Newcastle has Colombian roots, which he says helps him stand out from the other men he lives with.
Theo – The 27-year-old funeral director from London has had two serious relationships in the past, but says they both ended because they were at different stages in their lives.
Jordan – A 28-year-old scaffolder from Brighton, Jordan works with his father and brother and says he’s very family-oriented.
Jacob – 27 year old Firefighter Jacob hails from Cambridgeshire and even when he’s not at the fire station he likes to keep in shape with ice hockey and skateboarding.
Charlie – 22-year-old Charlie from Dorset is an online fitness coach. It’s important to him that every girl he interacts with is someone that his parents and sister would approve of.
Joshy – Born in Birmingham, 24-year-old Josh works as a hairdresser and DJ and says he loves the attention his work in the music industry brings him.
Ismail – 28-year-old Londoner Ismail is a barbershop owner and says he enjoys making others laugh but is actually an introvert himself and has trouble starting conversations with women when he goes out.
Cacharel – The 20-year-old from Acton in west London is currently studying in Nottingham and works as a child coach, model and dancer alongside his studies.
when are you the one Britain on TV?
are you the one UK airs on MTV on Monday 8th August at 10pm in the UK. Episodes will be released weekly at the same time.
All episodes can also be viewed on Paramount Plus starting August 8th.