HBO Max has canceled FBoy Island, which ran for two seasons. Hosted by Nikki Glaser, the dating competition series followed three women who move to a tropical island and are joined by 24 men -- 12 nice guys looking for genuine love, and 12 “FBoys” looking for something else.
“FBoy Island is a social experiment that asks an age-old question: can FBoys truly reform or do Nice Guys always finish last?” asked HBO Max when season two came out this past summer.
The series premiered in spring 2020.
Urban Dictionary defines an FBoy as a player.
Elan Gale created FBoy Island. He executive produces for TheYearOfElan Productions alongside Jason Goldberg for STXalternative, Ben Bitonti, Nikki Glaser and Sam Dean, who is showrunner. The show is produced by STXalternative.
Gale is the showrunner on the Hulu dating show Back in the Groove. ■
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Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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