Since Celebs Go Dating started back in 2016, it has become one of the gems in Channel 4’s reality TV crown. It has seen all kinds of celebrities sign up to the dating challenge and made stars out of Anna, Paul and Tom, the trio behind the Celebrity Dating Agency.
And it’s coming back for 2020!
The last season – which was one of the most scandalous, may we add – wrapped up in August this year. So, when and what can we expect from the next season?
Here’s everything you need to know about Celebs Go Dating series 8, from rumoured cast to start date and more.
Celebs Go Dating 2020: Confirmed cast
So far, Channel 4 have confirmed six celebrities for the brand new series.
This includes Olivia Bentley from Made in Chelsea, who only very recently broke up with boyfriend Digby Edgley.
TOWIE‘s James Lock is also on the series after his three-year relationship with co-star Yazmin Oukhellou ended, while former Essex gal Amy Childs also joins the line-up.
Hollyoaks and I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! star Malique Thomson-Dwyer also joins Celebs Go Dating 2020 alongside iconic Eastenders ‘heartthrob’ Dean Gaffney is also confirmed as well former Love Island star tun TV presenter Amy Hart.
Amy Hart said:
“I can’t wait to walk through those famous agency doors and find out who Anna and Paul have lined up for me. I haven’t been on a proper date in ages, so I’m excited and nervous. I’ve been a huge fan of Celebs Go Dating for years – so to join the agency really is a dream come true.
Celebs Go Dating 2020: More casting rumours
The Celebs Go Dating agency usually keeps it’s doors open for one or two more special entries at the last minute.
Those rumoured to still be in with a chance of featuring in season 8 include This Morning presenter Alison Hammond. Alison split from security guard Jamie Savage over two years now and is looking for someone new in her life, who can step up and be good to her and her 13-year-old son, Aidan.
Other potential celebrities joining the Agency this year include Ashley Fongho from Rak-Su and Scary Spice herself, Mel B.
An insider told The Sun that Mel B has signed on to the next series, following her divorce from ex-husband Stephen Belafonte in 2017 and a not-so-secret fling with X Factor winner James Arthur.
They said: “It would be a real coup for the show to land Scary Spice and she would be a huge ratings draw, especially because she has a larger-than-life personality and is open to dating both men and women.”
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When will Celebs Go Dating 2020 start?
Since the second season, E4 have shown two series of Celebs Go Dating per year. One airing in the first few months and the other airing at the start of autumn.
So far, the earlier seasons have shown in February. It is likely that the 2020 season of Celebs Go Dating will air in mid-February as well but Channel 4 have not confirmed any start date.
We will update this page with any new information about the Celebs Go Dating start date as it is released.
CELEBS GO DATING SERIES 8 WILL START EARLY NEXT YEAR ON E4
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