I Kissed a Boy: Dannii Minogue to host BBC Three dating series
James R | On 25, May 2022
BBC Three has announced I Kissed a Boy, a new gay dating show produced by Twofour and hosted by singer and TV star Dannii Minogue.
The eight-part series follows 10 single men as they head to Europe to find their Mr Right, and it all starts with a kiss. Before they arrive, the guys will be paired up with their strongest match and as soon as they meet, they kiss. No small-talk, just one rom-com worthy moment that might just take their breath away.
But, in this show where preconceptions will be challenged and dramatic decisions made, everyone is a possible love interest. Over the course of the series we’ll find out whose spark will ignite, whose eyes might wander, and who will end up together in the ultimate summer of love.
Dannii Minogue says: “There are millions of people in the UK looking for love. And I believe love is for everyone. So I am so thrilled for a gay dating show to be entering the sea of other dating shows that have existed on TV for years. I have been a staunch ally of the LGBTQ+ community for as long as I can remember. My close friends know that my dream job title would be ‘Cupid’ – so this gives me that flutter-of-love feeling inside too, just to be a part of it. Let’s hope there is love, sealed with a kiss!”
David Brindley, Chief Creative Officer, Twofour, says: “We’re thrilled to be bringing this exciting reality event to BBC Three and iPlayer and to shine a bright light on gay dating. This series will revel in telling stories we don’t always hear of, witness heartwarming new relationships blossom and celebrate inclusivity from start to finish.”
The series is commissioned by Fiona Campbell, Controller BBC Three, Head of Popular Factual and Factual Entertainment, Catherine Catton, the commissioning editor is Max Gogarty. The executive producers are Louise Hutchinson, David Brindley and Dan Gray. The Production Executive is Francesca Kybert.