The sun-soaked reality series, Loaded in Paradise, has been given the green light for a highly anticipated second season, it was confirmed today. Commissioned by ITVX and ITV2, the show promises to deliver a unique blend of glossy reality, heart-pumping action, and adventurous challenges.
The format of Loaded in Paradise revolves around enthusiastic duos vying for a chance to seize control of a staggering 50,000 euros and indulge in the ultimate luxury experience. With the mantra of “Live your best life, just don’t get caught,” contestants will embark on a thrilling race filled with adrenaline-fueled escapades.
The inaugural season captivated a significant portion of the young audience, with over one-third of viewers falling within the coveted 16-34 demographic. This triumphant return for a brand new 10-episode, 60-minute series marks a historic moment for ITVX, which made its debut in late 2022.
The forthcoming instalment will revisit the show’s original setting, Greece, but with an exciting twist. Contestants can expect a new route brimming with opulent locations, breathtaking expenditures, and unexpected twists and turns.
Satmohan Panesar, Factual Entertainment Commissioning Editor at ITV, expressed their excitement about bringing Loaded in Paradise back for a second run, stating, “Loaded in Paradise was specially commissioned for ITVX to offer a binge-able, fresh new format in the reality space, with a new take on couples and a strong competitive, action element driving the narrative. We’re bringing it back for a second run, and it promises even more drama, excitement, and larger-than-life characters having fun in the sun.”
Louise Hutchinson, Head of Entertainment at Twofour, shared the team’s enthusiasm for the upcoming season, saying, “We are so excited to be able to build on the success of series one. Loaded in Paradise is a fantastic format – adrenaline-packed gameplay with brilliant reality content – which makes for a wonderfully fresh, exciting series. We can’t wait to get back out to Greece.”
Loaded in Paradise 2 has been commissioned for ITVX by Satmohan Panesar, Factual Entertainment Commissioning Editor, alongside Paul Mortimer, Controller of Digital Channels and Director of Reality. The series is helmed by executive producers David Clews, Louise Hutchinson, and Nina Clement, with Lucy Blatch serving as the Production Executive. Sophie Alcock assumes the role of Series Editor.
Twofour, a subsidiary of ITV Studios, is responsible for the production of Loaded in Paradise. International distribution will be handled by ITV Studios, ensuring that the series reaches audiences far and wide.
Fans of the first season can look forward to an even more gripping and captivating experience when Loaded in Paradise returns to their screens.