Mrs Brown’s Boys has retained its Christmas Day ratings crown, according to overnight viewing data, with an average of 7.61m (32.2%) tuning in to the first of two festive specials on BBC One.
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Sir Bruce Forsyth returned to the Strictly ballroom alongside Tess Daly to host this year’s all-star Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special on BBC One. Gymnast and 2012 Strictly winner Louis Smith was crowned King of the Christmas Ballroom with professional partner Aliona Vilani. The pair earned a perfect score of 40 points from the judges for their Quickstep to Jingle Bells. After watching all dances, the studio audience cast their vote
In a special ‘episode’ of Crossroads as part of ITV Central’s celebrations Jill (Jane Rossington) and Adam (Tony Adams) finally get their happy ending denied to them in 1988 and 2001.
Fans of long running ITV soap Crossroads are celebrating the 50th anniversary since the first episode aired.
Momentum is building in the campaign to get the complete series of the classic Aussie soap The Young Doctors released as a DVD box set. To date over 20,000 fans have ‘liked’ the Facebook page calling on FremantleMedia (who now own the rights) to come to the party.
ITV Granada have announced that the family of gym owner Kal Nazir is to expand further with the arrival of his mother and teenage son.
Sue Nicholls is to look back at her time on the UK’s first daily American style daytime soap – Crossroads – on ITV next week.
EastEnders star Laila Morse has discussed her financial woes and the moment she was told soap bosses were downgrading her contract with The Mirror.
Like most soap operas as time goes on they become less about the place they’re supposed to be rooted in as sensational plots take over from the everyday story of people and places, but EastEnders boss Dominic Treadwell-Collins plans to get the real world back into his fictional East End square.
The former home of Coronation Street from 1960 to 2013 has been given approval to re-open as a studio tour following ITV Granada relocating to Salford last year. The complex will be re-branded as the Old Granada Studios for the six months it will re-open to the public.