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Ariana Madix Officially Replaces Sarah Hyland As Host Of ‘Love Island’

Ariana Madix is heading to Fiji.

The Vanderpump Rules star, whose fame skyrocketed after her boyfriend Tom Sandoval cheated on her with one of her friends from the Bravo show, is to host Season 6 of Love Island for Peacock.

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She replaces Modern Family star Sarah Hyland, who hosted two seasons of the dating show.

Hyland joined the dating competition for Season 4 when the show moved to Peacock from CBS. Arielle Vandenberg hosted the show since the format was adapted to the U.S. back in 2019 and remained at the helm for the first three seasons.

Love Island will return this summer. It is one of a number of iterations of the format, which began on British broadcaster ITV2. Peacock also recently aired Love Island: All Stars and has spinoff Love Island Games as well as seasons of Love Island South Africa and Love Island Spain.

Love Island USA is produced by ITV Entertainment with David George, Adam Sher, Simon Thomas, Ben Thursby-Palmer, Claudine Parrish, James Barker, Blake Garrett, Courtney Rosenthall, Richard Cowles, Mike Spencer, Richard Foster and Chet Fenster as exec producers.

Madix is represented by Gersh, Venture Entertainment Partners, and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush, Kaller, Gellman, Meigs & Fox

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