Netflix renews ‘Too Hot to Handle’ for two seasons – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Netflix presented a reality TV show Too hot to handle it a two-season renewal after its successful debut release last year, but changes are planned: the show has moved to a new location and is being directed by another production company Fremantle.

Too hot to handle it has been hailed by Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos as the “streamer’s biggest contest” after the series premiered last April, but the company has been patient to commit to new seasons at the amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Now production is underway over two new seasons, which will revolve around the same vanity: A group of singletons will be transported to an exotic location where they hope to find love, but there is a catch – they are forbidden to kissing, boating and personal gratification. Each escapement causes the cash price to drop.

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The first season was filmed in Mexico, but Deadline learns that the next two are being filmed in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The show is also being produced by Fremantle UK entertainment specialist Thames following the premiere and production of the first season by his other label, Talkback. Thames does shows including England has an incredible talent UK.

The fidgetcube learns that the work is in progress on Too hot to handle it for a number of months, with producers launching and filming it under the secret title of Parties in paradise. The idea was to keep the format as a surprise for the candidates until the cameras were rolling. It also explains why Netflix has been hesitant to publicly engage in other seasons, despite the show’s obvious success.

In addition to Sarandos’ vision for his performance, Too hot to handle it was named Netflix’s most watched show in 10 countries by respected Wall Street analyst Bernstein Research. The data included the United States, Brazil, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, India, Malaysia, Japan and Korea, and meant the reality show was on. head of other successes, especially Money heist and Umbrella Academy.

The renewal comes amid a glut of UK-made reality series commissioned by Netflix. Deadline revealed this month that the streamer is restarting the BBC Three / A&E dating show Sexy beasts, while The circle producer Studio Lambert makes competition series Jet set (working title) and a dance performance, work titled All the good initiatives, which aims to discover a superstar choreographer.

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