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Sunday 20 April 2014

Paranoid Nidge heads into hiding as 'Love/Hate' goes global

Love/Hate Series 4
Killian Scott as Tommy, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor as Nidge and Peter Coonan as Fran
RTÉ One
Starts Sunday October 6th
Killian Scott as Tommy, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor as Nidge and Peter Coonan as Fran

NIDGE cuts a lonely figure as he checks into a hotel room amid fears for his safety.

The gangland leader from hit drama 'Love/ Hate', played by Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, becomes increasingly paranoid during the course of the next series.

These sneak preview pictures give a glimpse of the murky goings-on during the eagerly anticipated fourth season of the RTE show, which will introduce several new characters.

Meanwhile, the show was given another boost with news that Netflix will begin to offer episodes.

The award-winning RTE series, created by Stuart Carolan, has been picked up in nine territories to date, and is already popular in the USA.

Brazil, Israel, the UK and Singapore are the most recent overseas markets to buy the first three seasons of the drama, joining Australia, New Zealand and South Korea.

Now streaming company Netflix in the US has also bought the show, which will no doubt see it compete for viewers with Hulu, which acquired the rights to the Irish production last year.

Many other foreign channels could be willing to buy the latest instalment of the programme, with season four of 'Love/Hate' being launched at MIPCOM in Cannes next week.

"MIPCOM is an international sales event for buying and distributing formats," an RTE spokesperson told the Irish Independent.

"This will give the show an opportunity to reach out to further markets, but also give existing overseas broadcasters the chance to take on the next series," the spokesperson said.

The fourth season of 'Love/Hate' will kick off on RTE One this Sunday.

Irish Independent

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