Winter Tuesday nights: SORTED

When the weather’s glum, you’re trying to diet and overspending from the festive period has your bank account feeling more bare than ever, there’s no better way to cheer yourself up than to watch young, hot, single folk fight and fawn over each other in front of a tropical backdrop.

And as if by magic, we’ll all have our solution to January gloom very soon – as Ex On The Beach is back!

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The MTV dating extravaganza is making its way back to our screens in less than two weeks, and they’ve just released the series promo video. Though less than 1minute in length, it teases that there’s plenty of mayhem in store, with more exes than ever before… cue screaming matches and tears aplenty.

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Among those in this series are Josh Ritchie – who starred in a naughty video with Stephanie Davis last year – and Ross Worswick, former TOWIE star and ex-boyfriend of Jasmin Walia.

Geordie Shore newbie Zahida Allen is also in this series’ intake, having decided to join the dating show to get away from all her problems, ‘especially my ex-boyfriend’, she admits. Though from the looks of things, she doesn’t quite manage to escape shedding some tears…

Don't cry for me, dear Zahida (MTV)

Don’t cry for me, dear Zahida (MTV)

Another new EOTB face includes 26-year-old Sean Pratt, who joined the show for the experience, to meet new people, and to get a new lady in his life. (Spoiler alert: he’s now dating Zahida – mission accomplished!)

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Other new names include Alex Leslie, Harriette Taylor, Maisie Gillespie and Zaralena Jackson. Oh – and there’s also the familiar face of Geordie Shore cast member Aaron Chalmers, as an ex! We’re not sure about you, but we cannot WAIT to meet them all very soon…

Ex on the Beach returns on Tuesday 17th January 2017 at 10.00pm on MTV