The latest goings on in Coronation Street, EastEnders and Emmerdale.
It’s Christmas Day and when Tim visits Sally in prison he drops the bombshell that he slept with Gina. Meanwhile, Sophie hoodwinks Duncan into meeting up with her and is shocked when he opines that Gina is ‘completely obsessed’ with Tim. As Tim, Gina, Yasmeen and Geoff tuck into their Christmas dinner, Sophie reveals that Gina has been secretly meeting up with Duncan. As her lies unravel, Gina admits that she is in love with Tim.
Over at the Rovers, Johnny declares his love for Jenny but when he compliments Liz, Jenny secretly sends a text in a fit of jealousy. When Mike calls in the pub, Liz tears a strip off Jenny for sending him a text telling him that Liz misses him. As Johnny and Jenny row over Liz, Gemma accuses Johnny of hitting his wife.
Jenny admits to Johnny that she’s been tracking him and Liz via an app. This does nothing to improve relations between them and grabbing a bottle of wine, Jenny storms out. Johnny sacks Liz to save his marriage, but as Liz heads out to meet Mike later on, things take an unexpected turn.
Elsewhere, Sinead’s upset when she overhears Daniel confiding in Peter that he’s worried she’s going to die; Lewis panics to realise that he accidentally recorded himself on one of Lily’s Christmas boxes, but he manages to delete the incriminating message; Gail arrives back from Milan; and Evelyn is thrilled when she is reunited with Cerberus.
Coronation Street, Christmas Day at 8.15pm on ITV, STV and UTV.
Christmas Day gets off to a great start for the Slaters as Alfie goes all out to make the day special and Ian joins Jean and the family for dinner. With Kat still unsure about wearing her wedding ring, Alfie tries to stay focused on winning her back but his plans come to a sudden halt when he learns that Stacey saw him kissing Hayley. As Stacey confronts the pair, Alfie tries to cover but fed up, Hayley admits the full truth – he’s Cherry’s father. Stacey gives them an ultimatum – tell Kat or she will.
Amongst the commotion, Bev outstays her welcome at the house and is thrown out by Kat. With tensions rising, Alfie feels hopeless and makes the huge decision to leave but Hayley stops him in his tracks. Soon, a dramatic chain of events leads to the shocking truth being exposed to Kat and the entire family – Alfie is the father of Hayley’s baby.
Across the Square, the Carters prepare for the Christmas karaoke at The Vic but as the celebrations get underway, Mick and Linda struggle to put recent events behind them. Things get harder when they receive an unexpected visitor…
Meanwhile, Stacey reaches out to Max to check in on him and they share a touching moment.
EastEnders, Christmas Day at 9.15pm on BBC One.
It’s Christmas Day and Sam and Marlon wake up in the back of a delivery van in the middle of nowhere. Marlon tells Sam that they need to get back to the village quickly, as Lydia has arranged a surprise wedding for him. Later, Marlon does make it back on time but faints when he realises that he’s the one getting married. At the same time, Sam is crushed to learn that he’s got it all wrong
Meanwhile, Bob has pawned his watch but is devastated to realise that he’s bought the kids the wrong gifts. Can Bob get himself out of his mounting debts and grim situation?
Elsewhere, Jacob hands Maya a present and they kiss, but they get interrupted by David; Rodney invites Nicola and Jimmy to dinner but they soon realise they’re not welcome.
Emmerdale, Christmas Day at 7.15pm on ITV, STV and UTV.