Fantasy Island
2 Seasons
23 Episodes
Emotional, provocative stories about people who arrive a luxury resort with dreams and desires and depart enlightened and transformed.
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Fantasy Island Season 3 is yet to be announced by FOX

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Fantasy Island Season 3 — not renewed yet
Latest Episode Aired Mon 5/8/2023 MJ Akuda & The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Wives Club Season 2: Episode 13
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Fantasy Island by FOX

"Fantasy Island" from FOX was a modern reimagining of the classic 1970s TV series of the same name. Set on a luxurious and enigmatic island resort, the show followed the enigmatic Mr. Roarke and his assistant, Ruby, as they fulfilled the deepest desires and fantasies of their guests. Each episode presented a new set of characters seeking to fulfill their dreams, whether it be romance, adventure, or redemption. However, the island's magical allure often led to unexpected twists and moral lessons, challenging guests to confront the consequences of their desires.

Where to Watch Fantasy Island

"Fantasy Island" premiered on FOX and was also available for streaming on the FOX website and app. Additionally, viewers could catch up on episodes through various streaming platforms such as Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and iTunes. The show's accessibility across multiple platforms allowed fans to engage with its captivating narratives and characters at their convenience, contributing to its popularity among audiences.

Fantasy Island Cast

The cast of "Fantasy Island" featured a diverse ensemble of talented actors who brought the island's inhabitants and visitors to life. Roselyn Sanchez(Instagram, Vimeo, Facebook, Tiktok, X) portrayed the enigmatic Ruby, Mr. Roarke's right-hand woman who possessed deep insight into the island's mysteries. Kiara Barnes(Instagram, Tiktok, Facebook, X) starred as Elena Roarke, Mr. Roarke's ambitious and determined niece, who navigated the complexities of running the resort alongside her uncle.

Additional notable cast members included John Gabriel Rodriquez(Instagram) as Javier, the island's charming bartender and resident confidant, and Bellamy Young(Instagram, Website, Facebook, X) as Dr. Sloan, a brilliant scientist with a mysterious connection to the island. Throughout its run, "Fantasy Island" welcomed guest stars from various backgrounds, adding depth and intrigue to each episode's storyline.

Why FOX’s Cancelled Season 3 of Fantasy Island

Despite its loyal fanbase and intriguing premise, FOX made the difficult decision to cancel "Fantasy Island" after two seasons. Several factors likely contributed to this outcome, including declining viewership ratings, increased production costs, and the challenges of maintaining a consistent audience in a competitive television landscape.

One potential reason for the cancellation could be the show's struggle to find its footing within the crowded market of reboots and revivals. While "Fantasy Island" sought to modernize the original series for contemporary audiences, it faced stiff competition from other nostalgia-driven projects vying for viewers' attention.

Furthermore, the COVID-19 pandemic may have exacerbated production challenges and impacted the show's ability to deliver new episodes on schedule. The uncertainty surrounding filming restrictions and safety protocols may have contributed to logistical issues and creative constraints, ultimately affecting the quality and consistency of the series.

Ultimately, the decision to cancel "Fantasy Island" reflects the complex dynamics of the television industry, where factors such as ratings, production costs, and audience engagement play a significant role in determining a show's fate. While the cancellation may disappoint fans of the series, it also opens the door for new opportunities and creative endeavors in the ever-evolving landscape of television entertainment.

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Season 2 Season 1 Specials
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1Tara and Jessica's High School Reunion; Cat Lady Jan 2, 2023
2Hurricane Helene; The Bachelor Party Jan 9, 2023
3Paymer vs. Paymer Jan 16, 2023
4Mystery in Miami Jan 23, 2023
5The Urn Feb 6, 2023
6Forever and a Day Feb 13, 2023
7#Happy Feb 20, 2023
8Walk a Country Mile Mar 6, 2023
9Gwenivere of Glendale Apr 10, 2023
10War of the Roses (and the Hutchinsons) Apr 17, 2023
11Peaches and the Jilted Bride Apr 24, 2023
12Girlboss Interrupted May 1, 2023
13MJ Akuda & The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Wives Club May 8, 2023
#NameAir Dates
1Hungry Christine; Mel Loves Ruby Aug 10, 2021
2His and Hers; The Heartbreak Hotel Aug 17, 2021
3Quantum Entanglement Aug 24, 2021
4Once Upon a Time in Havana Aug 31, 2021
5Twice in a Lifetime Sep 7, 2021
6The Big Five Oh Sep 12, 2021
7The Romance and the Bromance Sep 14, 2021
8Día de los Vivos Sep 19, 2021
9Welcome to the Snow Globe Part One Dec 23, 2021
10Welcome to the Snow Globe Part Two Dec 23, 2021
#NameAir Dates
1Welcome to the New Fantasy Island Aug 8, 2021

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0 0 Edwin P  August 31, 2023
I for one I’m most entertained by all the episodes of this Fantasy Island as the original is airing late at night I Pray these comments will be seen by the Executive the Producers and Resume Production on Fantasy Island ( and a mention of The Cleaning Lady ) looking forward to tuning in to To More episodes of Fantasy Island Come on Guys bring those smile and imagination back to the Viewer Yes Yes
0 2 Cheryl  July 19, 2023
I also came across this show by chance……. I love it. This is why I hardly ever watch tv. You get interested is a show and it gets cancelled. Not everyone wants to watch every type of violence they can think of to put in a show. I am truly saddened that Fantasy Island was cancelled. I loved the show the actors and the storylines…… sad.
0 2 Angela  June 20, 2023
I love this show. It’s just as good or better than the first when Fantasy Island aired when I was a kid. I enjoy it so much. Please bring it back
0 5 Darlene  June 5, 2023
Please renew fantasy island, I love this show. It is positive, inclusive, and a true joy to watch
0 4 Darlene  June 5, 2023
Please give Fantasy Island another season & don’t cancel the show. It is positive, inclusive, and brings me such joy to watch it
0 4 Yuliana  May 29, 2023
Please renew this show for season 3... or may another network pick it up. Come on guys... Promote it. Market it! I came across this show on accident. I didn't even know about it. I am in love with the show and characters connect well. Heartfelt and real... don't remove this show. We are living in a new age of enlightenment. This show has insights it inspires its creative and funny and touches right to the heart of millions. There is fun for the whole family here.. I petition that you bring back the show!!!
1 5 Linda  May 22, 2023
Please bring fantasy island back. It is so refreshing to watch a light comedy drama. We have too much violence going on in our society. I love how the writers bring us into the lives of those on the island and now that we have 2 seasons invested with a show where the writers are actually writing you :(((: decide to cancel. Shame on you. Bring it back :(((:
0 6 MattyP  May 21, 2023
Bring this show back! Even if on another network!
0 5 Lisa Lindstead  May 16, 2023
0 6 Carrie Ringwald  May 15, 2023
I really love Fantasy Island and am very upset they are cancelled I was really looking forward to a season 3
0 8 Gaby Marshall  May 13, 2023
Huge Fan! Love this show. I hope another network picks it up.
0 8 Tammi  May 11, 2023
I am a HUGH fan of Fantasy Island ❤ ...the original and the remake. I petition to bring it back. The show had meaning and a purpose. I love Ruby and her character. The whole cast has chemistry that some shows just don't have. PLEASE RECONSIDER BRINGING IT BACK
0 3 Cristy Tammi  May 22, 2023
Bring it back!!! I’m very saddened and disappointed in you fox for taking this wonderful series away from me! I will boycott fox network until it returns and promptly! Anyone else with me!?
0 6 Tammi  May 11, 2023
I am a HUGH fan of Fantasy Island ❤ ...the original and the remake. I petition to bring it back. The show had meaning and a purpose. I love Ruby and her character. The whole cast has chemistry that some shows just don't have. PLEASE RECONSIDER BRINGING IT BACK
0 8 Helene  May 10, 2023
Please reconsider, we pay so much already for TV, cable and internet and now you cancel something that was different. I did watch the original Fantasy Island and I love the new one as much. The characters are great, we laugh, we cry and look forward to their life with some mystery to it and no extra violence that's on other shows. Soooooooooooo please look into it.
0 8 Jade  May 10, 2023
oh that sucks the show is cancelled.
it was the perfect mix of Twilight Zone and just perfection!
0 1 Jen  March 25, 2023
Is it just me but I could have sworn I watched episode 9 season two on Hulu last week. I went back to see if episode 10 is available and then episode 9 disappeared. However I can detail all of episode 9. I assume Hulu made a mistake and aired it on Hulu Live TV
0 2 Mary Jen  April 6, 2023
❤ Rating would be much higher if Fox and Dish would get a deal. Dish has not aired Fox since January 2023
Nor FI fault Great show
0 0 Patrick Jen  April 11, 2023
Same with. E I def remember watching it last week
0 10 K Starr  March 22, 2023
❤ I love the new Fantasy Island, I watched the first version with my grandparents.
It's a perfect escape. It's unlike anything else on TV. Perfect balance of love-romance- mystery-adventure and thrillers without the overkill that's on other shows.
I look forward to every episode. The characters are perfect, We love Elena,Ruby,Javier,Helene and the "uncle" that makes rare appearances. Looking forward to finding out what was knocking on the door- waiting for the next episode on April 10th, and hopefully a 10th episode Ike before to end the season and keeping hopes high and fingers crossed for season 3!!! Please, thank you, more please 🙏🏽 ❤️ KStarr
0 11 Joe  March 16, 2023
Love the show... just a wonderful break from all of the "drama" elsewhere. It is just a fun escape from the day!
I hope they renew it for season 3. And what about s2 e9??? come on... run it.
0 13 MadoDanse  March 13, 2023
Hoping Fantasy Island will be back for a Season 3! What an entertainming, beautiful and wholesome show!
0 9 Bill  February 22, 2023
This is an amazing show, way better than the original.
Season's should be a lot longer (8 is not enough) and HAS to be renewed for many more seasons.
0 1 Matthew Pereira  November 10, 2022
The actual 1st episode date will be on Jan 2nd, 2023.
0 0 Matthew Pereira  August 29, 2022
It is now being said the show will premier on Jan 2023....
0 0 Admin crown Matthew Pereira  October 9, 2022
I apologize for the delay. Thanks for the news!
1 10 Vannie Flakes  June 4, 2022
[love] [love] i totally binged watched the whole show, i even think that its better than the original, but thats just my opinion. Ruby is my fav, i laughed and cried. Simply amazing.
1 1 Matthew Pereira  May 30, 2022
The date has been changed and delayed. It's no longer premiering on May 31. Its been changed to the fall.
0 1 Admin crown Matthew Pereira  May 30, 2022
Thanks you!
1 17 Jacqueline W.  September 30, 2021
I love Fantasy Island.. I think it needs more advertisement so people know about it. Give it another season. [smile]

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