New Year: what time are the soaps tonight?

When are the soaps tonight? The schedule is different today as Coronation Street, Emmerdale and EastEnders all air their New Years episodes.

Read on to find out when they are later (Friday January 1st) and what will happen.


Emmerdale’s Vinny Dingle, played by Bradley Johnson (Image credit: ITV)

When are the soaps tonight?

Tonight, an hour-long episode of Emmerdale will air at 7pm on ITV.

Coronation Street will follow immediately afterwards and will be broadcast in the slot from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Read more: Coronation Street: What’s Next For Faye If She Admits Assaulting Adam?

Unfortunately for soap fans who like both Corrie and EastEnders, the two shows will clash tonight.

EastEnders will be on BBC One for an hour at 8 p.m.

Linda in EastEnders
Linda plans her future in EastEnders (Credit: BBC)

What’s happening in the soaps tonight?

On today’s episode of Emmerdale, Harriet fights while Dawn panics and viewers see if Paul will open up to Mandy or not.

Cops arrest Gary on Coronation Street following Craig’s intervention. And Dev infuriates his neighbors by fraternizing with Ray. Elsewhere, Steve comes up with a donation idea in memory of Oliver.

There is a lot of action that the young Emmerdale characters will take with them when they travel.

In EastEnders, Linda plans her future and Mick prepares for his deepest fears. Will he have the courage to face things directly? Viewers will also watch Stuart get into trouble, Jay angry at Ben after remarks about his love life, and Stacey, Kat and Martin angry with Kush.

Gary on Coronation Street
Cops arrest and question Gary on Coronation Street (Image credit: ITV)

What can fans expect from the soaps in 2021?

EastEnders executive producer Jon Sen has annoyed that viewers will see some “really great” storylines for the Panesars this year.

He said, “We have some really great things for the Panesars when we see Kheerat team up with an unlikely family on the square. There are also a few surprising romantic pairings that I look forward to. “

Read more: Lee Carter in EastEnders: Why did Mick and Linda’s son leave Walford and who is playing him?

And Corrie boss Iain MacLeod explained how Ray’s reign of terror is supposed to “reach a fever” when he stated, “What we’re going to achieve is a story in which Ray becomes increasingly desperate to break away from what happened to Faye’s sexuality. ” Attack. He’s also getting more desperate about getting this construction project over the line. “

Elsewhere, Emmerdale executive producer Jane Hudson has spoken of the show’s younger actors getting their money’s worth this year.

She said, “It’s exciting to see characters grow up and develop and how their actions shape their future. And there’s loads of action that the young Emmerdale characters will take on journeys that audiences weren’t expecting. “

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