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Love Island bosses confirm two series for next year

A winter series is coming!

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Fans of Love Island no longer have to wait a whole year to get their fix, as the show has confirmed there will be two series in 2020.

Producers will be creating a winter series in South Africa, as well as the usual summer version in Europe.

Love Island confirmed the exciting news today. It comes as the current series has drawn a whopping 6 million viewers at its peak.

This year’s series has been a massive hit (Credit: ITV)

In early 2020 Love Island will be back and it will be filmed in a brand new villa in South Africa.

The normal series will then follow, meaning viewers will only need to wait months for more Love Island drama.

Two sets of Islanders will be looking for love next year (Credit: ITV)

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Paul Mortimer, Head of Digital Channels and Acquisitions at ITV, said: “Off the back of a record-breaking year, we’re delighted to be bringing an extra series of our biggest and sunniest show to the 2020 schedule. Love Island has proven yet again to be the perfect format that engages younger audiences.

“In response to this viewer appetite, a new batch of young singletons will deliver some highly anticipated post-Christmas romance and drama from our new and luxurious location.”

There will be a new villa in South Africa (Credit: ITV)

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Angela Jain, Managing Director of ITV Studios Entertainment, added: “We love making Love Island for ITV2.

“The show’s success is testament to the magnificent production team that decamp to Mallorca every year to deliver the award-winning show with its trademark warmth, wit and wide-ranging appeal. And now 2020 is going to have even more love than before.”

– Love Island continues tonight on ITV2 at 9pm.

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