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AS Covid-19 wages war on our TV schedule, changes have been made to EastEnders, Coronation Street and Emmerdale in order to ensure the soaps remain on air as long as possible.

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The serial dramas have been hit by reduced schedules but thankfully haven’t been cancelled altogether. So when are they on this week? Here’s everything you need to know…

The BBC have confirmed that EastEnders have now ceased production entirely due to the coronavirus pandemic.’

As a result the soap is having its number of episodes drastically cut, from its usual four per week to two.

Those days will be Monday and Tuesday at 7:30pm, starting tonight (March 23), the BBC has confirmed.’

A BBC spokesperson said in a statement: “In light of the spread of Covid-19, after much consideration, it has been decided that filming on EastEnders will be postponed until further notice. The decision was made after the latest government update.

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How far in advance are Coronation Street, EastEnders and Emmerdale filmed?

EastEnders were the first to announce they were stopping filming, with a BBC spokesperson saying: ‘In light of the spread of Covid-19, after much consideration, it has been decided that filming on EastEnders will be postponed until further notice.’

The show will only be aired twice a week for the time being, while Coronation Street and Emmerdale have also confirmed that they are suspending filming from Monday 23 March.

An ITV spokesperson said: ‘The health and well-being of the production teams, actors, crew and their families is of paramount importance to us and we now feel that the time has come to stop filming.’

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Coronavirus: ITV halts Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Lorraine, Loose Women filming

Loose Women will show repeats rather than being live, and Lorraine Kelly will be in the Good Morning Britain studio instead of hosting her own show.

GMB will be extended from 06:00 to 10:00 from Monday, with ITV saying it would try to keep that show and This Morning on air for as long as it can.

“This decision has been made to minimise the number of staff travelling in and out of our studios and working together on shift at any one time,” a spokesperson said.

“We’re focusing our efforts on providing to viewers the latest news on the rapidly changing situation which aims to offer some stability and continuity in all our lives whilst so many of us are at home right now.

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Lorraine and Loose Women to stop live broadcasting as Coronation Street and Emmerdale suspend filming

It follows an earlier announcement that Coronation Street and Emmerdale will suspend production due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.

Announcing the news about Loose Women and Lorraine, a statement said: “ITV Daytime has taken the decision to stop broadcasting Lorraine and Loose Women live from Monday 23rd March”.

“That’s why we have taken this tough decision to protect our GMB News programme in the morning and keep This Morning on air for as long as possible”.

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ITV said that from Monday an extended version of Good Morning Britain will air from 6am until 10am and feature Charlotte Hawkins as co-host until 9am, with Lorraine Kelly joining Piers Morgan for the remainder of the programme.


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Why has Emmerdale stopped filming and how long will the episodes last?

Emmerdale has become the latest soap to suspend filming in recent days, with a resulting impact on the number of episodes broadcast each week.

From this week we’ll be getting only three instalments of the soap each week as opposed to the usual five ‘ airing on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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‘We’ve been doing our best to carry on filming, whilst adhering to the Government’s latest health guidelines, to ensure we’ve episodes of both soaps airing on ITV until at least the early summer.

‘We’d like to thank our viewers for their support and hope they continue to enjoy both soaps in the coming months.’

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