The latest goings on in Coronation Street, EastEnders and Emmerdale.
Worried he did something bad last night, Tim is unsure what to do when he receives a visiting order from Sally but Eileen pushes him to go and see her. However, as he sets off, Faye tells him she saw him in bed with Gina. Later, Sally is put out when Tim fails to show while Sophie is furious about him and Gina. Tim resolves to tell Sally the truth even though it could cost him his marriage.
Meanwhile, Jenny goes to A&E to have her injuries checked out and when Rita lets slip about Johnny’s affair with Liz, Gemma’s troubled. Later, Jenny is fed up to hear that Eileen has cancelled her holiday with Liz so Liz will be around for Christmas. Gemma quizzes Tyrone about his abusive relationship with Kirsty before putting her suspicions to Jenny.
Elsewhere, Gail is stuck in Milan, Bethany admits she’s working Christmas Day and Izzy reveals that Gary’s going to Bristol. Audrey decides The Platts will go to the Bistro for Christmas dinner so that Bethany doesn’t miss out. Nick clocks Lewis’s concern when Audrey announces she will share out her windfall. Lewis also acts shiftily when his phone rings.
Also today, Eileen offers Steve the holiday for free – a fact he tries to keep from Tracy; Daniel stresses about having to cook a vegan Christmas dinner.
Coronation Street, Christmas Eve at 7.30pm on ITV, STV and UTV.
The Slaters celebrate Arthur’s birthday but Stacey grows concerned about Jean’s distracted behaviour and after an incident with Arthur’s cake, she confronts her mum who snaps and says some harsh words about Alfie. Overhearing them, Hayley jumps in and covers by dropping Jean in it – Jean and Ian are an item. Stacey fumes at Ian but calms down when she realises that Jean really likes him.
Meanwhile, Alfie produces Kat’s wedding ring but she rebuffs his attempts leaving him frustrated. On Bev’s advice, Hayley gets glammed up and tells Alfie she needs to see him urgently. Alfie is annoyed at the false alarm and as Hayley flirts with him, he tries to warn her off. However, worried that Hayley will turn on him, Alfie desperately tries to keep her on side and leans in for kiss, unaware Stacey is watching.
Elsewhere, Phil gets more than he bargained for when he gets locked in the Minute Mart store room with Kim as she goes into labour. Linda clocks a hand injury on Mick and is left wondering what he has done; Keanu wrongly believes Sharon is returning home and buys her a present which Louise assumes is for her.
EastEnders, Christmas Eve at 8.30pm on BBC One.
It’s the eve of Marlon and Jessie’s surprise wedding and Jessie tasks Marlon with getting decoy groom Sam drunk. Later, a worse for wear Sam and Marlon are staggering down Main Street when they spot a truck containing a booze delivery for Charity. Soon, the drayman drives off, unknowingly carrying them away.
Meanwhile, Bob is stressed out when Pollard hands him a bill for his stay at the B&B. In the hospital, an elf-attired Bob accompanies Santa on his hospital visits. Bob clocks a video game in the box of presents and considers taking it, but is left sick with guilt.
Elsewhere, Gabby feels awkward when Jacob blanks her; Rodney vows to break an impasse.
Emmerdale, Christmas Eve at 7pm on ITV, STV and UTV.