Temptation Island

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  • TV-14
  • 2001
  • 3 Seasons
  • 3.5  (488)

Temptation Island was a reality television show that first aired on FOX in January 2001 and ran for three seasons until 2003. The show was hosted by Mark L. Walberg and Tom Adams. It followed four couples, who were already in a committed relationship, as they were sent to a tropical island to test the strength and integrity of their relationship.

Each couple was separated and sent to different sides of the island where they were paired up with single men and women who were there to tempt them. The singles were referred to as “the temptation” and were each given the task of trying to break up the couples and steal them away. Meanwhile, the original couples were tasked with remaining faithful to each other and navigating the temptations that were thrown their way.

Throughout the show, the couples were given the opportunity to watch footage of their partner's interactions with their temptation. This allowed them to gain insight into what was happening on the other side of the island and allowed them to make decisions about whether or not they wanted to continue in the relationship.

At the end of each week, the couples attended a bonfire ceremony where they were given the opportunity to watch footage of their partner’s interactions with their temptation. They could also choose to view footage of the other couples, which often led to dramatic and emotional moments as couples struggled with jealousy and mistrust.

At the end of the two-month stay on the island, the couples were reunited and had the opportunity to make a final decision about their relationship. They could choose to stay together or split up depending on what they had experienced throughout the show.

Temptation Island caused controversy due to the fact that it was considered by some to be an immoral and unrealistic approach to testing the strength of a relationship. Critics argued that the show glamorized cheating and put too much pressure on the couples involved.

Despite the controversy, Temptation Island was a hit with viewers and was considered one of the most popular reality shows of its time. It spawned spinoffs in several countries, including Australia and the UK.

Overall, Temptation Island offered a unique and entertaining look at the challenges of relationships and the temptations that can arise when couples are separated. It was a show that pushed boundaries and raised questions about the morality of reality television, but it was also a show that provided audiences with plenty of drama, tension, and emotional moments.

Temptation Island is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (32 episodes). The series first aired on January 10, 2001.

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Episode 308
8. Episode 308
September 29, 2003
Everyone returned back to the island and Kara especially wondered what the experience did for Jason. Mark brought the girls together and told them they had 5-10 final minutes before the singles would leave and they would go to the final bonfire. Kara was worried about the bonfire, while Stephanie and Jeff embraced and Melissa and Jerome soaked up their last moments together in a paddle boat. Melissa said she didn't want to go to the bonfire, but instead wanted to stay on the island with Jerome. Over at Luna, the guys took a few final moments with their single girls before they went to the final bonfire. Ashley broke down crying before Anthony left. At the final bonfire, Jason met up with Mark first. He waited patiently for Kara as Mark talked to him about his experience. Mark said he really watched Jason grow up over the time. Jason said he finally saw what he needed to change, his anger, etc. in order to better himself for his girlfriend and their life together. Mark then brought Kara
Episode 307
7. Episode 307
September 29, 2003
Genevieve and Tony leave the island; a new couple, Mark and Kelley, join the groups; and the couples pick partners for another date.
Episode 306
6. Episode 306
September 25, 2003
The next day, Melissa said that Kristin was there for the wrong reasons and meddling too much into her experience. Kristin said that by Jerome staying there was affecting her experience.Mark then called the girls back together and told them to pick their next dates. He then told them that before they chose their dates, they had to vote off one guy. Evidently Derrick had told the girls he wanted to go home so the girls let him go. Derrick told us that he wanted to go home because he was getting too close to Stephanie and how he didn't want to get in between her and Jeff. For their dates, Stephanie chose Michael to go on her date, surprising Jeff. She said she wanted to take a day off from everyone. Kristin then chose Giulio because she knew they'd have a great time on their date. Kara picked Ian because they had been hanging out a lot and she wanted to know him more. Finally Melissa chose Jerome and stated that she didn't care what anyone else thought about it. Melissa and Jerome went o
Episode 305
5. Episode 305
September 25, 2003
The couples get to view personal messages from their partners, but not everyone...
Episode 304
4. Episode 304
September 18, 2003
Two male and two female singles get sent home; the couples go on dates; the men dress up in drag; and the women get massages.
Episode 303
3. Episode 303
September 11, 2003
Each person in a couple meets all the opposite-sex singles for two minutes and then makes their choice for a...
Episode 302
2. Episode 302
September 4, 2003
The four couples have separated; each half must go on a date with a single.
Episode 301
1. Episode 301
August 28, 2003
Four couples travel to a tropical island paradise to test their relationships
Where to Watch Temptation Island
Temptation Island is available for streaming on the FOX website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Temptation Island on demand at Peacock Premium, FuboTV and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    January 10, 2001
  • IMDB Rating
    3.5  (488)