Ready to Mingle start date and all about ITV2's new dating show with a big twist

Katherine Ryan

Ready to Mingle is the new reality dating game show coming to ITV2, hosted by Katherine Ryan.

The show will follow a single girl in her search for a perfect partner, as 12 male suitors compete for her affections and the opportunity to win a cash prize.


A teaser explains: "Ready to Mingle will follow a single girl in the search for her perfect partner, as 12 male suitors compete for her affections and the chance to win a big money prize.

"But in a mischievous twist, not all of the boys are single, with a number of them being guided by their partners in pursuit of the prize for themselves.

"Taking up residence in a luxurious house, the single girl will get to know all the boys through activities, games and dates, eliminating each boy one-by-one until her ‘dream man’ remains.

"But which boy will be left standing and can she suss out who is the real deal?"

The new series will begin on Monday, 6 September at 9PM on ITV2 and the ITV Hub and continue weeknights.


Katherine Ryan said: “I am so excited to be a part of this new dating game show. How could I say no? It’s like nothing we’ve seen before but still with all the drama and dating dilemmas we love to see, and I’ll be there front row as it all unfolds!”

Paul Mortimer, Head of Digital Channels at ITV added: "We're excited to announce the latest ITV2 entertainment format aimed at younger audiences- Ready to Mingle, and I'm so pleased that the amazing Katherine Ryan will be presiding over the game.

"Katherine's unique sense of humour coupled with all the drama of this new dating show ought to make for a binge-ably entertaining watch.”

Michael Kelpie, Managing Director at programme makers Potato commented: “You're single. You're on a date. You're having a great time. Your date is ticking all your boxes. This could be the one, but... is he single? Ready to Mingle is a cheeky, playful dating game show and with a big money prize up for grabs, anything can happen.


"Katherine’s undeniable comedic charm and quick-wit make her the perfect host for this new format and we’re thrilled she is involved.”

The new series will begin on Monday, 6 September 2021 on ITV2 and the ITV Hub.

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