Love/Hate attracts 750,000 British viewers
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Love/Hate attracts 750,000 British viewers

 

ALMOST three quarters of a million viewers tuned in to watch hit Irish crime drama Love/Hate’s debut on English TV last night.

Season one of the show aired on Channel 5 at 10pm and attracted viewing figures totaling 738,000.

Last night marked the first time the hugely popular show was broadcast right across Britain having previously been broadcast in Scotland by STV.

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Season two, which was broadcast in Ireland in 2011, will also air on Channel 5 with the broadcaster tentatively looking at a January broadcast date.

Reaction to the show had already proved strong on Twitter, although many fans commented on being unable to understand some of the characters' accents.

A fourth season of the show has already wrapped following filming in Dublin earlier this year. It will air on RTÉ in Ireland only this November.