The BBC has announced that Twofour dating show I Kissed A Boy, hosted by Dannii Minogue, will return for a second series.

Last year BBC Three launched the UK’s first gay dating show and now Dannii Minogue will be returning to the Masseria “for an epic summer of love that promises more joy, more untold stories and more drama than ever before.”

The format sees 10 singles, who are matched up, meet for the first time… with a kiss to test out their chemistry straight away.

Dannii Minogue says “I am so excited that I’ll be back in Italy to play cupid. I can’t wait to meet the next cast when the Masseria doors open… There are so many diverse and important stories yet to tell. And be sure that I’ll have the party started for a wonderful summer of love”.

Nasfim Haque, Head of Content for BBC Three says; “I am thrilled to have this innovative, ground-breaking format return to BBC Three. I Kissed A Boy’s success is testament to the channel’s unwavering dedication to producing content that both entertains and educates”.

David Brindley, Executive Producer for Twofour says; “We couldn’t be more thrilled that the BBC will be returning to I Kissed A Boy. The ‘I Kissed A…’ world is a joyful, uplifting, and entertaining new take on the reality genre, and the entire team at Twofour – who are so passionate about making this show –  can’t wait to see what this next series holds, aside from Dannii’s second-to-none fashion choices, they’re guaranteed…”

I Kissed A Boy (10 x 45’) is produced by Twofour. David Brindley, Nina Clement and Dan Gray Executive Produce for Twofour. The series was commissioned by Nasfim Haque, Head of Content for BBC Three and Catherine Catton, Head of Commissioning, Factual Entertainment and Events. The Commissioning Editor for the BBC is Jasmyn McGuile.

US streamer Hulu recently announced that it will become the US home of the first two seasons of Twofour’s I Kissed A… format with I Kissed a Boy slated to premiere on Hulu on 15 June as part of the streamer’s “Hulu Has Pride” LGBTQ+ month-long celebration with I Kissed a Girl to premiere later this year.

Jon Creamer

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