Nine CONFIRMS Love Island Australia will film on the Gold Coast for 2021 season

Channel Nine have confirmed Love Island Australia will return in 2021.

With coronavirus restrictions halting overseas travel and production, the reality TV show was in fear of being axed.

However, during Nine's Upfronts on Wednesday, the network revealed the series will film in a villa on Queensland's Gold Coast.

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Nine CONFIRMS Love Island Australia will film on the Gold Coast for 2021 season - as Celebrity Apprentice and Beauty And The Geek get rebooted by the network. Pictured: Love Island Australia host Sophie Monk

Nine CONFIRMS Love Island Australia will film on the Gold Coast for 2021 season - as Celebrity Apprentice and And The Geek get rebooted by the network. Pictured: Love Island Australia host Sophie Monk

Love Island Australia is produced by ITV Studios Australia, and its previous two seasons have been filmed in Spain and Fiji.

It's unclear if Sophie Monk will be returning as the host of the dating series, but her name did come up elsewhere in the announcements.

Nine have announced the exciting reboot of And The Geek - which Sophie will host. It last aired on Channel Seven in 2014.

The new and the Geek promises to deliver laughs, tears and everything in between as two groups of people from completely different worlds are set to collide.

Love has been saved! With coronavirus restrictions halting overseas travel and production, the reality TV show was in fear of being axed. Pictured season two of Love Island in Fiji

Love has been saved! With coronavirus restrictions halting overseas travel and production, the reality TV show was in fear of being axed. Pictured season two of Love Island in Fiji

Will it be as lavish as this? The Nine network revealed the third season would film in a villa on Queensland's Gold Coast, as apposed to their previous global destinations due to COVID-19. Pictured the luxurious villa in Spain used for Love Island Australia's first season

Will it be as lavish as this? The Nine network revealed the third season would film in a villa on Queensland's Gold Coast, as apposed to their previous global destinations due to COVID-19. Pictured the luxurious villa in Spain used for Love Island Australia's first season

Love host: It's believed Sophie Monk will return to her hosting duties for Love Island Australia, as well as hosting reboot Beauty And The Geek

Love host: It's believed Sophie Monk will return to her hosting duties for Love Island Australia, as well as hosting reboot And The Geek 

After a six-year hiatus from screens, Nine has also chosen to reboot Celebrity Apprentice Australia.

The first three celebrities announced for the lineup are celebrity trainer Michelle Bridges, Nova host Nova Michael 'Wippa' Wipfli, and Olympic gymnast Olivia Vivian.

They will be vying to become the next Celebrity Apprentice by impressing and avoiding the dreaded words 'you're fired!' from British billionaire and business magnate, Lord Alan Sugar.   

Remember this? The new Beauty and the Geek promises to deliver laughs, tears and everything in between as two groups of people from completely different worlds are set to collide in the hopes of finding love

Remember this? The new and the Geek promises to deliver laughs, tears and everything in between as two groups of people from completely different worlds are set to collide in the hopes of finding love

Welcome to the boardroom: After a six-year hiatus from screens, Nine has chosen to reboot Celebrity Apprentice Australia. Pictured: Kerri-Anne Kennerley, Mark Bouris, and Shelley Sullivan on the show in 2015

Welcome to the boardroom: After a six-year hiatus from screens, Nine has chosen to reboot Celebrity Apprentice

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