Love Island reveals first look at new host Maya Jama in winter series as countdown to start date begins | The Sun

NEW Love Island host Maya Jama wows in a first look at the winter series.

The TV presenter strikes a pose as the hit TV dating show's theme tune plays in a clip that will launch on ITV1 tonight.



Stunning Maya, 28, plays up to her cupid persona sporting a bow and arrow on her glam jumpsuit.

A second teaser video that will air during Emmerdale's adverts on Boxing Day shows a velvet bejewelled bucking bronco.

The clips mark the countdown to the launch of the 2023 winter season which kicks off next month in South Africa.

The Sun revealed Maya will front her very first episode of the ITV2 series on Blue Monday – January 16.

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That's supposed to be the day when winter gloom and the post-festive season depression sets in.

But fans have been promised a much-needed boost as bosses have picked the day for the show's epic return.

Maya will fly to South Africa for the series within days.

A source said: "Love Island bosses have planned for the show to start on Blue Monday which is bound to give fans a massive lift.

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"The grand finale will take place eight weeks later on March 13.

"The villa is absolutely amazing and Maya is raring to go."

Maya is taking over the show from presenter Laura Whitmore, 37, who quit in August.

Maya said of landing the dating show job: "I've always been a massive Love Island fan.

"I'm so excited to be hosting one of the nation's favourite shows. I can't wait to get into the villa."

Love Island returns this January on ITV2 and ITVX


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