When does 'Love Island' go on ITV hub?

We don't like waiting and luckily ITV knows that...

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It's almost that time again, our favorite dating show will be back on our screens  —but when exactly does Love Island go on ITV hub?

Love Island UK 2022 is coming back this summer, meaning we've only got a matter of weeks until we'll be introduced to a whole new set of Love Island Contestants and enjoy a wave of new Love Island memes. Oh, and of course, eagerly await the annual Casa Amor drama!  

But before we get too carried away with everything, those of us who can't access ITV2 live on our TVs need to make sure we actually know how to watch Love Island each night before all the spoilers flood Twitter. 

Many of us watch the show via ITV Hub (the streaming platform for ITV shows) whether we're in the country or not, thanks to the special powers of a VPN (opens in new tab). But how long do we actually have to wait for the show to become available on there, after it has aired on TV? Here's everything you need to know... 

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What time does Love Island go on ITV hub?

One it's back next month, daily episodes of Love Island, which air on ITV2 at 9 pm BST (2 pm PT, 5 pm ET), will be available on ITV Hub as soon as the show has finished on ITV2. That's usually at 10 pm/10:30 pm BST (3/3.30 pm PT, 6/6.30 pm ET). 

As explained on the ITV Hub website, most shows—this includes dramas, soaps, and anything that isn't live—becomes available on the streaming platform as soon as the program has finished on TV. 

"We want you to be able to watch our shows when it suits you, so we aim to get them onto the ITV Hub as soon as possible. Many shows, such as the soaps, dramas, and documentaries will be available to watch just after they’ve finished on TV," reads the website. "However, live shows like This Morning, The X Factor, and sports matches may take a little longer but should be available a couple of hours after they’ve finished."

Alternatively, those who don't have ITV2 on their TVs (and are based in the UK) can watch the channel live on ITV Hub too. So really, there's no excuse to miss an episode! 

When does the Love Island final go on ITV Hub?

Timings are slightly different for the Love Island final each year. The which is aired as a live show. Because of this, it will take a couple of hours before it's added to the ITV hub—make sure you avoid social media if you don't want to find out who will win Love Island UK 2021 before you watch it...

Sagal is a journalist, specialising in lifestyle, pop culture, fashion and beauty.  She has written for a number of publications including Vogue, Glamour, Stylist, Evening Standard, Bustle, You Magazine, Dazed and Wonderland to name a few.