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We finally know when MAFS season eight starts

And we haven't got long to wait.
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If the explosive reunion was anything to go by, the upcoming season of Married At First Sight is going to be off the charts.

WATCH BELOW: Married At First Sight 2021 promises the biggest year of love

Now on its eighth season, the reality ratings hit has birthed some incredible love stories and even more incredible drama so we’re getting excited for another fresh batch of brides and grooms.

So when does the drama kick off? It’s time to mark your calendars because the premiere date is Monday February 22nd. 

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Not long to go! (Credit: Nine)

This season, MAFS’ contestants reportedly include rock musician Booka Nile, who sings and plays keyboard for metal band Make Them Suffer, AFL player Jake Edwards, Canberra’s Hit 104.7 radio host Bryce Ruthven, TV host and bikini model Georgia Fairweather, theatre actor Johnny Balbuziente and fitness influencer/ex cop Connie ‘Coco’ Stedman.

There’s not only a new group of contestants looking for love, but also a new expert in the form of Alessandra Rampolla.

Stepping in to replace Dr Trisha Stratford, the clinical sexologist is set to delve deeper into the couples’ sexual relationships.

Plus, Nine has promised not only a healthy dose of fights and confrontations, but also plenty of romance.

“This year the experiment will deliver the biggest year of love you will ever see,” the latest trailer stated.

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What do the experts (including newbie Alessandra Rampolla) have in store? (Credit: Nine)

With a confirmed start date, fans flooded social media with their excited comments. 

“You’ll find me on my couch when this starts!” one wrote.

“OMG WE HAVE A DATE!!! Get the cheese plate ready,” exclaimed another.

“How many partner swaps this year?” a third joked.

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Bring on the drama. (Credit: Nine)

Expert Mel Schilling has also given a clue as to what to expect this season as well.

In an Instagram post celebrating her fellow MAFS experts Alessandra and John Aiken, the relationship guru gave a sneaky hint writing: “We are having a ball, working #BTS to bring you a game-changing #MAFS next year.” 

Know a contestant or have a tip-off about the 2021 season of MAFS? Send us an email at Tips@aremedia.com.au

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