Shipwrecked: The Island is a British reality television series and is the second revival of the Shipwrecked format. The 2011–12 series is the eighth and final overall in the Shipwrecked series. The Island has a different format from the Battle of the Islands series, consisting of only one tribe of 10 people living together on one island. The revival of the series was announced by Channel 4 on 19 May 2011 with a 15-episode run confirmed. Casting took place over the following months; with filming taking place between August and October 2011. The series began on 23 October 2011 and was aired at 8pm on Tuesdays on E4 until 31 January 2012, there was no episode broadcast on 20 December 2011.