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27/06/2017

The Undateables To Return

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The Undateables is to return to Channel 4 for a further three series, as well as a Christmas special.

Series seven of the show, consisting of five 60-minute episodes, is currently in production and is expected to air later this year, in the autumn. The commission also includes series eight (4x60'), series nine (5x60') and a 1x60' Christmas special.

The show follows people living with a disability and those with a variety of conditions as they go through the highs and lows of finding love. Each series will also include updates to see how the love lives of previous daters have progressed.

The Undateables has been commissioned by Lucy Leveugle, Channel 4's Commissioning Editor for Factual Entertainment. Series seven will be executive produced by Ian Carre and series eight will be executive produced by Ian Carre and Jess Orr for production company, betty.

Lucy Leveugle said: "We are delighted that The Undateables will return – it's telly which makes you laugh and makes you cry. It has both real warmth and purpose."

Neil Smith, Joint Managing Director, betty, added: "We are really proud of this series and its legacy. Many of our contributors have found love as a result of appearing on the show and we are delighted to be introducing viewers to more extraordinary singletons."

www.channel4.com

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