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Made in Chelsea
Made in chelsea logo.png
Genre Reality television
Opening theme
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 8
No. of episodes 80 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Sarah Dillistone
  • Lee Smith
  • David Granger
Location(s) Chelsea, London
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Monkey Kingdom
Broadcast
Original channel E4
Picture format 16:9 (HDTV)
Original run 9 May 2011 (2011-05-09) – present
External links
Website

Made in Chelsea (abbreviated MIC) is a BAFTA award-winning, structured-reality television series broadcast by E4 in the United Kingdom.[1] Made in Chelsea chronicles the lives of affluent young people in the West London areas of Belgravia, Kings Road, and Knightsbridge as well as their travels to other locations including Dubai, Finland, Marrakech, Cannes, Verbier, Amsterdam, Saint-Tropez, South Africa, Venice, and New York City.

History[edit]

The first series of Made in Chelsea began on 9 May 2011, with an 8 episode run. Originally, the show had a total of thirteen regular cast members and five with supporting roles. All but three of the original cast members returned for at least a second series, with just Funda Onal, Agne Motiejunaite and CJ Chapman departing.

The show was renewed for a 10-episode second series as part of E4's decision to stop airing Friends and filming began on 29 July 2011.[2] The second series premiered on 19 September 2011[3][4] and was followed by a reunion episode presented by Rick Edwards, and a 90-minute Christmas Special, which aired on 22 December 2011. This series introduced several new cast members - new regulars Jamie Laing, Victoria Baker-Harber, Oliver Proudlock, Louise Thompson and Chloe Green. Alice Davidson, Gemma Gregory also joined with supporting roles. After this series, Alice departed the show after just one series.

A 10-episode third series was confirmed on 21 November 2011 and began airing on 2 April 2012. Four new females joined the show - Kimberley Garner, Harriet Loder and sisters Natalie and Karin Joel - none of whom remained for than one series. This was also the last series to feature original cast members Hugo Taylor, Caggie Dunlop and Amber Atherton.[5] Recurring cast members Gabriella Tristao and Gemma Gregory also departed.

The fourth series began on 15 October 2012,[6] with five new cast members including Andy Jordan, Sam Cussins, Stevie Johnson and Lucy Watson.[7] Later on, it was confirmed two other cast members were joining the show for the fourth series - Sophia Sassoon and Ianthe Rose Cochrane-Stack.[8] Carly Rothman and Ashley James also debuted in this series. However, Sophia, Ianthe, Sam and Carly did not stay for than one series, and original cast members Gabriella Ellis and Fredrik Ferrier also departed the show. Series 4 was followed by a Christmas special which aired on 24 December 2012.

Series 5 began on 8 April 2013. Four new cast members joined the show: sisters Fran and Olivia Newman-Young, Phoebe-Lettice Thompson and her on/off boyfriend Josh Coombs.[9] Tara Keeney also later joined as a supporting cast member. This was the last series to feature long-serving cast members Ollie Locke, Richard Dinan and Millie Mackintosh. Ashley James also departed after two series, and Olivia, Josh and Tara would not return for series 6.

Filming for the sixth series of the show began in late July 2013, with cast member Jamie Laing revealing the first day of filming on 25 July 2013.[10] The last day of filming was revealed as 16 November 2013, through cast member Lucy Watson. The sixth series began on 14 October 2013 and a third Christmas special followed on 23 December 2013. It introduced three new regular cast members - Sophie Hermann, Sam Thompson and Stephanie Pratt, former star of The Hills. Five new recurring cast members were also introduced, one of whom (Dave 'Miffy' Mifsud) caused controversy after making offensive remarks gay marriage. None of the five returned for series seven. This was also the last series to feature Phoebe-Lettice Thompson (Series 5-6) and long-serving cast member Francis Boulle (Series 1-6).

On 8 October 2013, it was announced that three series of the show had been commissioned by E4. This means the show will continue broadcasting until the end of 2014, at the very least.[11] On 18 March 2014, it was announced that a new six-part series based in New York would be filmed and aired from 10 August 2014.[12]

The seventh series began on 7 April 2014. Two new regulars were cast - Emma Miller and Riley Uggla. Robbo McCallum and Victoria Gucci joined as supporting cast members. Stephanie Pratt made a surprise return after originally departing the show midway through series six. She returned with her friend Erik Soderbergh. Aurelie Mason-Perez later joined as a friend of Riley. Spin-off series NYC began on 11 August 2014 with four brand new American cast-members. The eighth series began on 13 October 2014 for eleven episodes including a Christmas special. New additions to the cast include Tiffany Watson, sister to existing cast member Lucy.

Cast[edit]

Main Cast[edit]

Cast member Age Occupation/role Series
Spencer Matthews 26 Educated at Eton and Mander Portman Woodward London. Author. Heir to Eden Rock Hotel St. Barths. 1–present
Alexandra 'Binky' Felstead 24 Fashion and beauty blogger. Educated at Dallington School Taunton School, St Andrew's Prep & Millfield. 1–present
Rosie Fortescue 24 Fashion blogger. Educated at Downe House and Goldsmiths reading History of Art. Rosie has a twin sister. 1–present
Mark-Francis Vandelli 26 Heir to the fortune of his mother, a Russian princess and muse of Yves St Laurent. Educated at St Paul's and UCL. 1–present
Francesca Hull 28 Blogger and founder of Big Smoke PR. Her mother, Karen, owns a boutique named Amelia's Attic located in Salcombe. 1–present
Louise Thompson 24 Owner and creator of Pocket London. Educated at Downe House and Edinburgh University. 2–present
Victoria Baker-Harber 25 Swimwear designer. Educated at Tudor Hall School, the University of the Arts London and Regent's College London. 2–present
Jamie Laing 25 Creator of Candy Kittens and heir to McVitie's. Educated at Radley and Leeds. 2–present
Oliver Proudlock 27 Creator of Serge De Nimes fashion label. Educated at Eton and Newcastle. 2–present
Andy Jordan 24 Money-Broker and musician, signed to Insanity Group. Model for Jam Industries. Educated at Teddies and Leeds. 4–present
Stevie Johnson 25 Private finance and sauna entrepreneur. Educated at Eton and Leeds. 4–present
Lucy Watson 23 Socialite. Model. Creator of Creature Jewellery. Educated at St Catherine's School, Bramley and Godalming College. 4–present
Alex Mytton 23 Educated at Lord Wandsworth College and Oxford Brookes. Ex-boyfriend of Binky and Phoebe. 5-present
Fran Newman-Young 25 Music Manager and Creative Consultant. Educated at Hurtwood House, St Catherine's School, Bramley and Leeds. 5–present
Stephanie Pratt 28 Younger sister of Spencer Pratt. Formerly part of The Hills. Ex-girlfriend of Spencer and Stevie. 6–present
Sophie Hermann 25 Founder of 'Sophie Hermann London'. Granddaughter of Mustang Jeans founder Louise Hermann. 6–present
Sam Thompson 22 Louise's brother and ex-boyfriend of Riley. Educated at Bradfield. 6–present
Riley Uggla 20 Educated at Bradfield and Duff Miller Independent Sixth Form College. Studying Fashion Design at Istituto Marangoni 7–present
Georgia Toffolo 19 Friend of Sam, also known as Toff. Educated at Blundell's School Law and Politics Undergraduate. 7–present
Billie Carroll 22 Fashion Blogger born in the Bahamas. Works for indie fashion label Kings of Cole. NYC–present
Alik Alfus 25 Co-owner of his family's business, Libra Leather. Educated at Riverdale Country School. NYC–present
Tiffany Watson 20 Lucy's sister. 8–present
Will Colebrook 24 Property Developer and Personal Trainer. Educated at Tonbridge School and Oxford Brookes. 8–present
Lonan O'Herlihy 25 Personal Trainer. Educated at Malvern College and Oxford Brookes. 8–present

Supporting cast[edit]

Cast member Age Occupation/role Series
Jane Felstead Agony aunt at the Daily Mail, Binky's mother. 1–present

Former cast[edit]

Cast member Age Occupation/role Series
Anna-Louise Felstead 34 Artist living in New York, Binky's sister. Minor role. NYC
Jules Hamilton 29 International Model and Film Producer from New York. Educated at Riverdale High School. NYC
Carson Eisenhart 24 Luxury real estate agent from New York. Best Friend of Billie. NYC
Gabriella Ellis 24 Educated at Gillotts School. Singer/Songwriter. She, CJ Chapman and Ianthe are the only three not to have attended a private school. 1–4, NYC
Aurelie Mason-Perez 19 Close friend of Riley. Educated at Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle and Duff Miller Independent Sixth Form College. 7
Christiane Stinnes 19 Ex-girlfriend of Sam and Spencer. 7
Erik Soderbergh 28 American model signed to Model Management. Close friend of Stephanie Pratt. 7
Emma Miller 24 British model signed to Next Model Management & Nevs. Fashion blogger. Long-term friend of Spencer Matthews. Educated at KCL. 7
Robbo McCallum 23 Jack Wills Seasonnaires Marketing Manager and creative director at Ping. Friend of Alex Mytton. 7
Francis Boulle 25 Entrepreneur, heir to a diamond fortune. Educated at The Oratory School, Edinburgh and Regent's College London. 1–6
Phoebe-Lettice Thompson 22 Personal assistant at Tatler and photographer. Educated at Hurtwood House and Godalming College. Alex's ex-girlfriend 5–6
Poppy Fisher 22 Stevie's ex-girlfriend. Educated at Stowe School and Newcastle University 6
Tiff Reason 20 Educated at James Allen's Girls' School and University of Bristol. Briefly dated Stevie. 6
Belle Hardinge 20 Educated at James Allen's Girls' School and Newcastle University. 6
Freddie Hickman 22 Educated at Cranleigh School and Newcastle University. 6
Dave 'Miffy' Mifsud 22 Educated at Dulwich College and Newcastle University. 6
Ollie Locke 27 Educated at Hampshire Collegiate School & Newcastle. Author of "Laid in Chelsea". 1–5
Camilla 'Millie' Mackintosh 23 Makeup artist. Distant heir to Quality Street. Married Professor Green on 10 September 2013 at Babington House, Somerset. 1–5
Richard Dinan 25 Entrepreneur, founder of The Phantom Card. Educated at Teddies and left at age 18 to become a full-time entrepreneur. 3–5
Oscar Ligenza 26 Friend of Ollie Locke. 5
Ashley James 25 Model and Presenter. Educated at Sedbergh School and Nottingham. Dated Francis and Ollie. 4–5
Josh Coombs 27 Works in design. Ex-boyfriend of Phoebe. 5
Olivia Newman-Young 22 Make-up artist, sister of Fran. Educated at Hurtwood House. Best Friend of Phoebe. 5
Tara Keeney 18 Student. Educated at the North London Collegiate School and the Bristol Ex-girlfriend of Jamie. 5
Fredrik Ferrier 24 Model. Educated at The Oratory School and Bristol. 1–4
Carly Rothman 20 Works in PR. Best friend of Lucy. 4
Sam Cussins 24 Sports marketing. Educated at Charterhouse and Leeds 4
Ianthe Cochrane-Stack 27 Model, fashion student. Educated at the high-performing Waldegrave School for Girls and Esher College, both of which are state-run. 4
Sophia Sassoon 23 Actress and model. Educated at St. George's School, Ascot and Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. 4
Catherine 'Caggie' Dunlop 24 Singer/songwriter, creator of ISWAI fashion label. Educated at The Harrodian School, Wellington College and Strasberg. 1–3
Hugo Taylor 26 Head of PR for The Bourne Collection. Educated at Harrow and the Courtauld Institute of Art. 1–3
Amber Atherton 22 Entrepreneur, model. Educated at Benenden and the London College of Fashion. 1–3
Gabilicious Tristao 29 Singer. Educated at Francis Holland. 1–3
Kimberley Garner 23 Property heiress, model, actress and fashion designer. Read at St. George's School, Ascot. Director of Kimberley London Ltd. 3
Natalie Joel 23 Model, Hugo's girlfriend. Read at WBAIS Israel and Nottingham. 3
Karin Joel 23 Natalie's twin sister. 3
Harriet Loder 23 Best friend of Kimberley. Partner at BBA Germany, international bloodstock agency for thoroughbred horses.[13] 3
Gemma Gregory 30 An intern for Richard, model for The Kooples. Educated at Wycombe Abbey 2–3
Chloe Green 23 Daughter of Sir Philip Green, heiress to The Arcadia Group and Footwear designer of CJG shoes. Ex-girlfriend of Ollie. 2
Alice Davidson 20 Caggie's cousin, model for Serge De Nîmes. 2
James Ryan 19 Intern for Francis Boulle. 2
Agne Motiejunaite 34 Intern/PA for Francis Boulle. 1
Funda Önal 29 Model, Spencer's ex-girlfriend. 1
CJ Chapman 26 Friend of Hugo. Read at Charters School. 1
Jonathon Moar 20 Friend of Binky. Creator of Chelscenes clothing line. 1

Royal links[edit]

Hugo Taylor has been credited as one of the creators of the show, having originally created a pilot with an almost identical concept for MTV in 2008 before the programme was sold to E4 and Monkey Productions.[14] Hugo had signed up many genuine socialites and high-society members who then dropped out when they realised being on the programme could affect their social standing. Princess Eugenie was being mooted to make a cameo but like many others she pulled out too.[15] In 2008 Hugo was rumoured to be dating Princess Eugenie.[16] He is also known to be friends with Chelsy Davy, the ex-girlfriend of Prince Harry.[17]

Out of the entire Made In Chelsea cast, Oliver Proudlock could be the most well connected among royal circles. As a schoolboy he attended Eton with younger cast members Spencer and Stevie, however he graduated from the famous boarding school in the same year as Prince Harry. Proudlock shares many close friends with the Prince, including Viscount Erleigh (also known as Julian Rufus Isaacs), Arthur Landon[18] and Tom Inskip.[19]

James Matthews, the brother of cast member Spencer, dated Pippa Middleton in 2012.[20] This was actually mentioned in a conversation between Jamie and Spencer during an episode of series 5. Spencer has been quoted in interviews as saying he knows "most of the Royals".[21] He is close friends with Dave Clark, the current boyfriend of Princess Beatrice.

Former cast member Richard Dinan is not only friends with Prince Harry but his cousin Cressida Bonas is an ex-girlfriend of the Prince.[22]

Former cast member Amber Atherton left the show in the third season in order to concentrate on her jewellery business. She has personally sold items to the Duchess of Cambridge.[23]

Ratings[edit]

Series Episodes Series premiere Series finale Average viewers
1 8 9 May 2011 27 June 2011 655,000
2 10 19 September 2011 21 November 2011 543,000
3 10 2 April 2012 4 June 2012 799,000
4 10 15 October 2012 17 December 2012 708,000
5 11 8 April 2013 17 June 2013 900,000
6 10 14 October 2013 16 December 2013 918,000
7 11 7 April 2014 16 June 2014 1,137,000
NYC 6 10 August 2014 14 September 2014 1,022,000
8 TBC 13 October 2014 TBC

These viewing figures are taken from BARB.

Series[edit]

Series 1 (2011)[edit]

The reality-series was announced in April 2011 and billed as "fly-on-the-wall drama". E4 reads "The reality show will follow the lives of globetrotting 20-somethings in South West London, who are among the world's most elite socialites". Filming for the series took place between January and May 2011. The first series introduced cast members Spencer Matthews, Alexandra 'Binky' Felstead, Rosie Fortescue, Mark-Francis Vandelli, Francesca Hull, Hugo Taylor, Catherine 'Caggie' Dunlop, Camilla 'Millie' Mackintosh, Gabriella Ellis and Ollie Locke. The first series full-length trailer was revealed on April 28, 2011. The first series of Made in Chelsea began on Monday 9 May 2011 for eight episodes.

Series 2 (2011)[edit]

Filming for series two began in July 2011. New additions to the cast included Louise Thompson, Jamie Laing, and Oliver Proudlock. Other new cast members for series two were Victoria Baker-Harber and daughter of businessman Phillip Green, Chloe Green. The series synopsis reads "Expect all the dramas, awkward pauses and priceless quotes from series one plus more incredible parties, holidays and country retreats". On 14 September 2011, the first full-length trailer for the series was revealed. The second series began on 19 September 2011 for eleven episodes including a Christmas Special broadcast on 22 December 2011.

Series 3 (2012)[edit]

Filming for series three began in January 2012. New additions to the cast included property heiress, model, actress and fashion designer Kimberley Garner. Other new cast members for series three were Hugo's girlfriend Natalie Joel as well as supporting cast members Karin Joel and Harriet Loder. The series synopsis reads "The beautiful and affluent Chelsea players are back for a third series. Hearts continue to be broken, heels remain high and the only things sharper than their suits are their tongues". This series marks the departure of long-serving cast members Caggie Dunlop and Hugo Taylor as well as supporting cast members Amber Atherton, Gabilicious Tristao and Gemma Gregory. On 20 March 2012, the first full-length trailer for the series was revealed. The third series began on 2 April 2012 for ten episodes.

Series 4 (2012)[edit]

Filming for series four began in July 2012 and featured filming locations such as Saint-Tropez and Cannes. New additions to the cast included money-broker and musician Andy Jordan, socialite Stevie Johnson and model Lucy Watson. Other new cast members for series four were Sophia Sassoon, Ianthe Cochrane-Stack, Sam Cussins and Carly Rothman. The series synopsis reads "Chelsea's glitziest twenty-somethings make an eagerly-anticipated return in a new series filled with familiar friendships, heartbreaks and bust-ups.". This series marks the departure of supporting cast member Fredrik Ferrier. On 2 October 2012, the first full-length trailer for the series was revealed. The fourth series began on 15 October 2012 for eleven episodes including a Christmas Special.

Series 5 (2013)[edit]

Filming for series five commenced in January 2013. New additions to the cast were Alex Mytton, Phoebe-Lettuce Thompson, Josh Coombs, Tara Keeney and sisters Fran and Olivia Newman-Young. The series synopsis reads "London's glamorous young socialites return for fifth series. Expect more highs and lows as we take a ringside seat through their lives and loves". This series marks the departure of long-serving cast members Ollie Locke and Millie Mackintosh as well as supporting cast members Richard Dinan and Ashley James. On 25 March 2013, the first full-length trailer for the series was revealed. The fifth series began on 8 April 2013 for eleven episodes.

Series 6 (2013)[edit]

Filming for series six commenced in July 2013 and continued until November 2013. The first episode synopsis reads "The beautiful people of Chelsea return for a sixth series with drama, parties and heartbreaks. Spencer's new role comforting Louise isn't sitting well with Andy". Stephanie Pratt makes a special appearance from episode two onwards.[10][24] On 7 October 2013, the first full-length trailer for the series was revealed.[25] The sixth series began on 14 October 2013 for eleven episodes including a Christmas Special.

Series 7 (2014)[edit]

Made in Chelsea's seventh series began on Monday 7 April 2014. Filming began on 23 January 2014 and continued until April 2014. New cast members included Riley Uggla and Emma Miller. Emma appears in the first part of the series, whilst two new cast members, Edo and Fordy appear in the second part of the series alongside the aforementioned Riley. Stephanie Pratt returns as a series regular, having already appeared in series six as Spencer's former love interest. Erik Soderbergh joins Pratt for the latter half of the series. Christiane Stinks, Robbo McCallum, Aurelie Mason-Perez and Georgia Toffolo all have minor roles. The series' first full-length trailer was revealed on 20 March 2014, with the cast being depicted as children in a sketch entitled "Mini in Chelsea". The seventh series began on 7 April 2014 for eleven episodes.

NYC (2014)[edit]

A new spin-off series, based in New York was announced on 18 March 2014. Filming for the series began in New York in May 2014. Executive producer Sarah Dillistone of Monkey Productions, said: "We're very excited about world of Made in Chelsea travelling to New York. It has a scene buzzing and sophisticated enough to rival Chelsea, so it feels like the natural step. We're going to see the cast out of their bubble for the first time since the show began and I'm sure the result will be nothing like we've seen before." Although the series will clearly be affiliated with Made in Chelsea, it will remain as a stand-alone series and will not be promoted as the show's eighth series. The eighth series will in fact follow in Autumn 2014. On 23 May, it was revealed that main cast members Spencer Matthews, Binky Felstead, Rosie Fortescue, Mark Francis Vandelli, Cheska Hull, Oliver Proudlock, Louise Thompson, Jamie Laing, Lucy Watson, Stevie Johnson, Alex Mytton and supporting cast members Victoria Baker-Harber, Fran Newman-Young, Sam Thompson and Riley Uggla will all appear in New York.[26] Four American cast members were added for the spin-off series, they were fashion blogger Billie Carroll, Alik Yabombom-Downe, international model Jules Hamilton as well as supporting cast member Carson Eisenhart. On 14 July, the series' full-length trailer was revealed and featured main cast members spoofing the nature of fragrance advertisements. The series, (classified under the name Made in Chelsea NYC ) began its run of six episodes on Sunday 10 August 2014.

Series 8 (2014)[edit]

Filming for series eight commenced in August 2014. Alik Alfus and Billie Carroll who both appeared in spin-off series NYC will make special appearances in this series. A preview of what the series entails was revealed at the end of NYC's finale episode. All of the cast, including Alex Mytton and Andy Jordan will return. New cast members set to appear in the series are Lucy Watson's younger sister Tiffany and Alex Mytton's friends Will Colebrook and Lonan O'Herlihy.[27] The series began on 13 October 2014 for eleven episodes including a Christmas special.[28]

Reception[edit]

The series has received mixed reviews from critics and has been heavily compared to The Only Way Is Essex, "The participants are slimmer, sleeker, moneyed and honey-coloured than their Essex counterparts - but some things remain the same".[29] Keith Watson of Metro said, "What is it these fake reality soaps that proves so gruesomely addictive?", and "So there you go, just what you need in your life: pointless people." [30] whilst Digital Spy said "It's all incredibly silly, but we're already falling in love with it a little bit and it will fill a lovely TOWIE-shaped hole for the summer".[31]

The first series of the show was positive with viewers. The show drew 583,000 viewers with its first episode and this figure rose to 624,000 for the second episode with another 117,800 viewers watching the repeat an hour later.[32] It also became the most tweeted show on channel 4 for 2011.[33]

The first series finale managed to draw in 718,000 viewers on its first showing and was the highest rated show on E4 for the entire day. The series managed a high of 791,000 viewers for its sixth episode.[34]

The show was renewed for a second series before the end of the first. E4′s commissioning editor, David Williams, explained that "the staggering amount of audience engagement has proven it to be a perfect fit for E4′s young audience".[35]

The show managed to trend worldwide on Twitter during the first episode of the second series and carried on trending in the UK for twelve hours after the episode had ended.[36]

The third series broke records for the show when it premiered with over 900,000 viewers and reached over a million viewers for the ninth episode, achieving a series peak.[37]

The fifth series premiered with 956,000 viewers on 8 April 2013. The show was also the highest tweeted programme for that day, with people even tweeting 12 hours before the broadcast of the first episode. The series is so far yet to fall under 800,000 viewers each week, making it the most-viewed series since the show began. The sixth series broke further records on Twitter. MIC and MadeInChelsea were both trending on the micro-blogging site 26 hours before broadcast of the first episode in October 2013. The show's viewing figures continue to grow with over 1.1 million viewers tuning in for the premier of the seventh series in April 2014.

The show won its first BAFTA on 12 May 2013 at the 2013 BAFTAs in the Reality and Structured Factual Category.[38]

Series 7 became the first series of Made in Chelsea to average over 1 million viewers for each episode whereas spin-off series NYC had a series average of over 1 million viewers.

Made in Chelsea: The Game[edit]

An official app created by Channel 4 was made available to download in the fourth quarter of 2013. A second version was made available to download for Android and iOS phones on April 3, 2014. The synopsis of the game reads "The Chelsea gang are back in town with a bang, for yet exciting adventures! Enjoy a host of brand new story lines - as you once again play to become the ultimate socialite in the world of BAFTA-winning TV show Made in Chelsea. Party with even of the cast as you rise up the social ladder - with Stevie (your new flatmate), Alex and Fran joining the ranks alongside the likes of Spencer, Proudlock and Binky".

Mad on Chelsea[edit]

Mad on Chelsea is an online show discussing the antics having occurred in Made in Chelsea. It is shown on Channel 4's online TV service 4oD. It celebrates all the quirky and funny observations on social media the UK's most glamorous socialites. Series one was presented by stand-up comedian Jenny Beade, who usually greet two of the Chelsea cast to discuss, dissect and deliberate their latest happenings. She get the low down on the fans' reactions to the weekly highs and lows of Chelsea life, as well as exploring the locations seen in the series. The first series corresponded with the beginning of series six, with each episode being made available to view through 4oD.

A second series coincided with Made in Chelsea's seventh series returns, with each episode being uploaded 48 hours before each weekly episode of Made in Chelsea. The show takes a new format; it is no longer presented by Jenny Bede. Instead conversation is led by various cast members. Episode 1 of the second series was hosted by Made in Chelsea '​s Andy and Spencer, whilst episode 2 featured Prodlock and Lucy, and episode 3 featured Cheska and Stevie.

The online-show did not return for spin-off series NYC, but it will return for the eighth series which is set to begin in Autumn 2014.

Live in Chelsea[edit]

With the second series of Made in Chelsea a live spin-off concept called Live in Chelsea (presented by Joel Dommett) was launched. It involves members of the cast taking turns in front a camera to answer questions directly from the audience live. The show is being filmed in secret locations within Chelsea and being shown exclusively through the internet rather than TV – using the ShowCaster platform.

Played in Chelsea[edit]

With the sixth series of Made in Chelsea a series of music gigs were launched with cast members presenting them. The gigs were made available for the public to attend through purchasing tickets. Four gigs were confirmed, with them taking place throughout November 2013. E4 reads- Made in Chelsea, the BAFTA-winning E4 show that "has the best soundtrack on TV" (The Guardian) has always used the freshest music around and the series has an extensive following as the place to find the best new tunes on television.To celebrate six series of great music in Chelsea we are launching Played In Chelsea – a season of four gigs on 5th, 10, 20 and 26 November 2013. Staged at Under the Bridge in Chelsea, these gigs will be streamed live on the E4 website as well as being made available as a highlights show later in the week on the Channel 4 catch up platform 4oD. Each night of Played in Chelsea was hosted by two of the Made in Chelsea cast and featured three different bands, all of which have featured on Made in Chelsea.

DVD release[edit]

Series Episodes Discs DVD release date
Region 2
1 8 2 19 September 2011[39]
All episodes from the first series
2 12 3 16 April 2012[40]
All episodes from the second series plus end of series Studio Special and Christmas Special
3 11 3 15 October 2012[41]
All episodes from the third series plus end of series Studio Special
4 12 3 8 April 2013[42]
All episodes from the fourth series plus end of series Studio Special and Christmas Special
5 11 3 2 September 2013[43]
All episodes from the fifth series plus end of series Studio Special
6 12 3 7 April 2014[43]
All episodes from the sixth series plus end of series Studio Special and Christmas Special

International[edit]

The Style Network has bought the rights to air the show in the United States, and began to carry it on 12 November 2012 from the first series.[44] In 2012, Canadian-American singer Stacey Jackson appeared in a music video with cast members Spencer Matthews and Binky Felstead which was filmed in New York City.[45] Made in Chelsea currently airs in Australia on the Foxtel Networks owned pay TV channel LifeStyle You.[46]

See also[edit]

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