Channel 4’s Flirty Dancing saw many couples find love through the art of dance, now the BBC brings viewers a brand new dance dating series – I Like the Way U Move.
So, let’s find out more about the BBC show including the cast of professionals and rookies, the hosts and what the show entails…
What is I Like the Way U Move?
I Like the Way U Move is a brand new reality dating series to BBC Three.
The series kicks off on TV from Tuesday, October 19th and sees couples get cosy as they learn to dance.
Some of the daters are great at dancing, while others only see a dancefloor in the early hours of a Sunday morning, so it looks like the show will be a very interesting watch!
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Who are the I Like the Way U Move hosts?
I Like the Way U Move is hosted by Made in Chelsea star Jamie Laing and dance expert Kaelynn ‘KK’ Harris.
In a Flirty Dancing style show, Jamie and Kaelynn are assisting professional dancers and rookie dancers in their quest for love and romance.
Following Jamie’s Strictly Come Dancing win in 2020, he’s bringing fellow Strictly stars onto ILTWUM, too, including Maisie Smith and Oti Mabuse.
Meet BBC’s I Like the Way U Move cast
According to host Jamie Laing, the couples on the show with he most chemistry and connection go through to the next week.
He said on his Instagram Story: “Five professional dancers go into a house and partner with rookies and over six to eight weeks teach them to dance. It’s the greatest dating show you’re ever going to watch.“
The professional dancers on the show include the following;
- Charlotte, 23, Hartlepool
- Josh, 20, London
- Jayden, 21, Buckinghamshire
- Rhianna, 24, Huddersfield
- Sara, 21, Italy
- Iestyn, 19, Cardiff
- Rachel, 24, London
- Lee, 26, Essex
- Shola, 23, Nottingham
The pros are paired up with “rookies” which, as per the ILTWUM Instagram page, include the following people:
- Francesca, 20, Newcastle
- Reece, 26, Gillingham
- Moses, 20, Farnham
- Akshay, 22, Wolverhampton
- Jordan, 26, London
- Amy, 26, Manchester
- Kieran, 21, Dorset
- Dan, 25, Croydon
- Joelle, 21, North London
- Kieran, 28, Dublin but lives in London
Follow the I Like the Way U Move contestants via Instagram @bbcthewayumove.
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WATCH I LIKE THE WAY U MOVE FROM OCTOBER 17TH ON BBC IPLAYER.