This week will see Coronation Street reach another mile-stone as it passes the 7000 episode mark and while ITV may not be planning anything special for the occasion we decided it couldn’t go unmarked. So in this special report we take a look at just how many episodes other soaps have managed to clock-up including those soaps that are no longer with us.
Your Views on a possible return for Brookside on Channel 4.
ATV Today’s editor Doug Lambert ponders shows that television producers and commissioners should never consider reviving.
Channel 4 has finally laid to rest its one-time flagship programme after a year of uncertainty over the production. Brookside will bow out in the same month it celebrates 21 years on air.
Jane Rossington, actress in such serials as Brookside, Emergency Ward 10, The Archers and Crossroads is to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Channel 4 has dropped its one-time flagship programme from its primetime schedules after ratings slumped and viewers branded plots ‘over the top’.