The debut of Fox's "Temptation Island" proved enticing for viewers, with 16 million tuning in to see sexy singles test the fidelity of four couples.
"Temptation Island" premiere was the network's highest-rated Wednesday premiere ever among young adults, besting competitors including NBC's "The West Wing" in that demographic, the network said.
First episode debuted wednesday night on 9:00pm.
All the couples had to be healthy and were tested for sexually transmitted diseases.
Andy and Shannon come from Malibu; Billy and Mandy from Atlanta; Taheed and Ytossie from Los Angeles; and Kaya and Valerie from Miami.
Andy and Shannon have been together for five years, Billy and Mandy for a year and a half, Taheed and Ytossie for five and a half years and Kaya and Valerie for a year and a half.
The reasons because couples decided to get to Temptation Island: Andy and Shannon – Shannon believes that Andy needs to make a bigger commitment; Billy and Mandy – Mandy wants to strenght her devotion to Billy by seeing himwith other girls, while Billy believes that Mandy is the right one for him; Taheed and Ytossie - Taheed's cheating in the past maked Ytossie wanna see if he will be faithful to her; and Kaya and Valerie – Kaya wants to give himself a chance to be single, because he has been jumping from one serious relationship tp another.