People weren't all that impressed with Survival of the Fittest's first episode 4 years ago

People weren't all that impressed with Survival of the Fittest's first episode


Ever since Love Island ended, Survival of the Fittest has been hailed as 'the winter Love Island.'


And while such a comparison may conjure up images of Z-list celebrities hanging out in the snow, dressed in parkas, sneaking off to have a bit of a ride in an igloo somewhere, ITV's latest reality endeavour is far from it.

Instead, Survival of the Fitness has dropped a load of ripped people in South Africa and asked them to battle it out to see who is, indeed, the fittest.

We can probably go ahead and assume that "fittest" has a double meaning here because all of these people appear to go to the gym a lot while also being fairly attractive.


At least, judging from the show's first episode last night, that's the way things seem to be panning out.

That being said, things got off to a bit of a rough start on Sunday and not just because Danny Dyer's daughter Dani Dyer (yes, that's her name) had to leave unceremoniously after suffering an arm injury.

As it turns out, the Love Island comparison may not be doing Survival of the Fittest any favours because even though people are comparing the two, it's not exactly in the most favourable of ways.

Just take a look at some of the reactions on Twitter last night.




Last night's episode of Survival of the Fittest saw the two teams of lads and ladies getting to know each other in 'The Lodge'.

The show is pitting the six guys and six girls against each other via a series of tasks in order to find out who is the fittest... but also to discover who's going to ride who.


So far, Ryan and Miriam seem to be getting on alright and Georgia has admitted that she's fairly into Tristan.

Don't worry if you haven't a clue who any of those people are just yet - we don't either.

Doesn't mean we're about to stop watching though.

Survival of the Fittest airs Sunday nights at 9pm on ITV2.