The show follows nine South Wales youngsters as they relocate from the countryside to Cardiff in a bid to achieve their career ambitions.
They will all live in a house together, with bosses and mentors Jordan and AK trying to keep the cast on track as they struggle to balance their partying with their professional lives.
Occupation: Leisure centre assistant and student
The three-time world champion kick boxer, who wants a sport career, says: "I like getting tanned and pumped up at the gym." He adds: "The other week I went out three nights in a row and shagged a different girl each night."
Occupation: Call centre senior manager
The party girl wants to work in promotions and says: "We're not just a group of people who go out and get drunk, we're people who have life ambitions and we're all really driven, we pull together and back each other."
The ladies' man Darren aspires to be a male model and says: "I'm not being big headed but I'm a good looking boy and I've got a good body. I get a lot of attention off people as it is."
Occupation: Law student
The Law graduate says: "You're only young once and your looks are going to fade. Law is a bit too boring; I've always wanted to model while I still can! Just because I look good doesn't mean I haven't got brains as well."
Occupation: Accounts administrator
Hometown: Port Talbot
The 'Welsh Beyoncé' wants her own brand of hair extensions, clothes and make-up. She says: "[My mum] always tells me before I go out, 'Don't kiss any boys'. That's all I do when I go out - I kiss boys and girls too, she's not going to be happy."
The wannabe musician says: "It's not about being rich, it's not about being famous, it's about being someone." He adds that he's slept with over 100 women, continuing: "Skinnies or fatties, I don't care... sex is sex , innit."
Occupation: Works for his dad's furniture import company
The rugby player describes himself as the "only gay in the village" and wants a career as a DJ. He says: "One of the things I argued with people in the house about was that all they cared about was fame, being on the telly and screen time. For me it was an opportunity to get out of the rut that I'm in."
Occupation: Call centre supervisor
The bubbly model says: "I'm quite a ladette. I'm honest, open and I'm not like anyone else. Good press or bad press, it's all some kind of press. There's going to be bitchiness and more hating but on a larger scale - it doesn't really bother me."
She's nicknamed her boobs Phil and Grant and says her hometown is "no place to be unless you're in an Adidas tracksuit and have no teeth".
Occupation: Hair dresser
The flirty party girl lives by the motto, 'Don't hate me because you ain't me'. The wannabe stylist says: "I'd love to be famous, like anybody else would. I'd like a bit of Mark Wright. He's nice, I'd like to date him."
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