Everything We Know About 'Too Hot to Handle' Season 6

The hit Netflix reality show is back—and switching things up this season.

too hot to handle couple embraces in season 4
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If summer isn't hot enough, it's about to get scorching—even when you're inside watching TV from the comfort of your couch, in front of your AC. Netflix's hit reality show Too Hot to Handle is coming back for its highly anticipated sixth season very soon.

The series will yet again bring a handful of good-looking singles in search of a debaucherous summer to a luxe locale for a vacation and the chance to win $250,000—as long as they can form meaningful connections and abstain from any kissing or sexual contact. While season 5 of Too Hot to Handle saw the cast devolve into a lustful competition (leading to a handful of breakups and the opportunity for them to join Perfect Match season 2), the upcoming episodes are set to switch things up a bit. Below, find everything we know about season 6 of Too Hot to Handle so far.

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The cast of Too Hot to Handle season 4 drinks champagne on the beach.

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When will 'Too Hot to Handle' season 6 be released?

Too Hot to Handle season 6 will premiere on Netflix on Friday, July 19. The streamer has confirmed that season 6 will be 10 episodes long, and will follow the same batch release schedule as the reality show's previous seasons. The new schedule (see below) is the same as season 5, which saw the release of four episodes, then three the following, and three more on the finale date.

  • Episodes 1-4: Friday, July 19
  • Episodes 5-7: Friday, July 26
  • Episodes 8-10: Friday, August 2

Who is in the cast of 'Too Hot to Handle' season 6?

On July 2, Netflix revealed the 10 hotties who will be vowing off any form of canoodling for the chance at a prize pot this season. According to Deadline, the international cast hails from Brazil, Canada, the U.S., and the U.K.; most of them are models, but the more unique vocations include a rock star, an entrepreneur, and a finance guy (though he's not 6'5'' with blue eyes). There is one intriguing new twist to the cast, though.

According to Netflix's Tudum, unlike past seasons where contestants think they're signing up for a show that encourages wild behavior and find themselves duped upon arrival, singles this season know what they're signing for. To wrangle the season 6 contestants, the streamer put out an open casting call for the first time that revealed it was for Too Hot to Handle. Fingers crossed that means there are some intriguing personalities in the mix!

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The Too Hot to Handle robot LANA.

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What can we expect from 'Too Hot to Handle' season 6?

The cast of Too Hot to Handle season 6 may know what show they're signing up for this time around, but Netflix is presenting a few more twists this season.

According to a press release, in addition to the return of LANA, the robot that tasks the hotties with challenges, season 6 will also see the debut of BAD LANA. Her "new sidekick" is said to mix things up by encouraging bad behavior—inevitably deterring contestants' chance at the $250,000 prize.

The official synopsis teases, "For the first time ever this year's naughty nymphos think they know what they signed up for, but retreat warden LANA has some tricks up her sleeve with a new prize, new twists and some old, familiar faces. That's not all… Season 6 introduces brand new sidekick 'BAD LANA' who is guaranteed to stir up some trouble."

Sounds like this summer is heating up indeed!

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Is there a trailer for 'Too Hot to Handle' season 6?

The official trailer for the season may be brief, but it teases plenty of drama for the upcoming season. Despite knowing what they're walking into, at least one contestant isn't afraid to break LANA's rules, so season 6 won't be that different from the rest. Still, there's an all-new look at several of the reality hit's new surprises, including BAD LANA and what appears to be a new windowless room.

A brief clip also dropped back in June, introducing BAD LANA.

"Step aside, LANA. There's a new bad girl in town," the robot says at one point, while a new contestant teases that "things are going to get spicy."

We can't wait to see what these hotties get into!

Sadie Bell
Senior Culture Editor

Sadie Bell is the Senior Culture Editor at Marie Claire, where she edits, writes, and helps to ideate stories across movies, TV, books, and music, from interviews with talent to pop culture features and trend stories. She has a passion for uplifting rising stars, and a special interest in cult-classic movies, emerging arts scenes, and music. She has over eight years of experience covering pop culture and her byline has appeared in Billboard, Interview Magazine, NYLON, PEOPLE, Rolling Stone, Thrillist and other outlets.

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