How reality TV produced a new generation of presenters

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Several Love Island players have recently been procured TV presenting gigs since leaving the villa. But why do some world and geniu support opponents attained as presenters when so many others disappoint?

Nobody who watched Love Island this year is going to forget Maura Higgins in a hurry.

Whether it’s for her sense of humour, her accent, her “flutters” or her larger-than-life personality – she was undeniable dynamite on screen.

Which is perhaps why she’s been signed up for a role on This Morning, presenting a segment announced “Maura Than Meets The Eye”( magnificent ). She’ll be seen taking on a series of challenges all over the country, as well as fronting her own phone-in.

Her fellow Islander Ovie Soko hosted a cooking segment with Ruth Langsford on This Morning last week, while Curtis Pritchard has signed up to the second series of The Greatest Dancer, where he will convene and interview the contestants.