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Costa & Coop p68: Repeats on ITV3: Is there too many spoilers?

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JasonB London London
Corrie fans: "Too many episodes. Quality suffering. Should be less.. "

ITV don't air it a couple of nights.

Corrie fans: "Riot".


I can smell the clickbait headlines already.
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Si-Co Tyne Tees Look North (North East)
JAS84 posted:
Of course back then it was only twice a week, so one lost episode would cause a full week gap. By 1990, the Friday episode had been added.


Yes, this happened in 1983 when a Monday episode was pulled due to industrial action at Granada - in the height of the Mike/Deirdre/Ken storyline. So there was a week between episodes. Like you say, it was only shown twice a week so it wouldn’t have felt such a big deal.
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nwtv2003 Granada North West Today
Si-Co posted:
JAS84 posted:
Of course back then it was only twice a week, so one lost episode would cause a full week gap. By 1990, the Friday episode had been added.


Yes, this happened in 1983 when a Monday episode was pulled due to industrial action at Granada - in the height of the Mike/Deirdre/Ken storyline. So there was a week between episodes. Like you say, it was only shown twice a week so it wouldn’t have felt such a big deal.


This was also the week I believe that led to an unscheduled Omnibus edition of the Street, albeit on Channel 4.

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Last edited by nwtv2003 on 5 October 2019 2:47pm
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BR
Brekkie Wales Wales Today
Corrie fans: "Too many episodes. Quality suffering. Should be less.. "

ITV don't air it a couple of nights.

Corrie fans: "Riot".


I can smell the clickbait headlines already.

Yes, Corrie has been CANCELLED.
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DeMarkay London London
Never thought I’d see Corrie on Channel 4, did that sort of thing happen quite often?
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Steve in Pudsey Yorkshire Look North (Yorkshire)
For the first ten years or so,. Channel 4 was effectively ITV2, or wouldn't have happened since.
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Brekkie Wales Wales Today
What are ITV showing next Sunday at 7pm as 5 Gold Rings finishes tomorrow, so you'd have thought they'd use the next 2 Sundays for the displaced episodes.
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Stuart West Country (West) Spotlight
For the first ten years or so,. Channel 4 was effectively ITV2, or wouldn't have happened since.

I recall that C4 were the first to introduce a soap omnibus (for Brookside) to pad out their rather empty schedule. I don't remember them having Corrie on there, but it doesn't surprise me as ITV got the advertising revenue at the time, and I suppose it would create some, rather than having that "Programmes continue shortly" card.
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Andrew Founding member Yorkshire Look North (Yorkshire)
What are ITV showing next Sunday at 7pm as 5 Gold Rings finishes tomorrow, so you'd have thought they'd use the next 2 Sundays for the displaced episodes.

At this time of year that’d put it up against Strictly, so they’ve obviously decided against it.
JB
JasonB London London
For the first ten years or so,. Channel 4 was effectively ITV2, or wouldn't have happened since.

I recall that C4 were the first to introduce a soap omnibus (for Brookside) to pad out their rather empty schedule. I don't remember them having Corrie on there, but it doesn't surprise me as ITV got the advertising revenue at the time, and I suppose it would create some, rather than having that "Programmes continue shortly" card.


With 20 minutes of music Wink
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SC
Si-Co Tyne Tees Look North (North East)
For the first ten years or so,. Channel 4 was effectively ITV2, or wouldn't have happened since.

I recall that C4 were the first to introduce a soap omnibus (for Brookside) to pad out their rather empty schedule. I don't remember them having Corrie on there, but it doesn't surprise me as ITV got the advertising revenue at the time, and I suppose it would create some, rather than having that "Programmes continue shortly" card.


Corrie only appeared the once - as Steve/nwtv2003 states above, an unscheduled omnibus was shown on the Sunday night as the weekday episodes had been disrupted by industrial action at Granada, and had been shown Wednesday and Thursday at 7.30. I think ITV wanted to give viewers who may have missed one of the episodes another chance to see it. Quite surprising it was shown on Four rather than ITV, especially as C4 didn’t have full UK coverage in early 1983. I expect there is a story behind that.
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For the first ten years or so,. Channel 4 was effectively ITV2, or wouldn't have happened since.

I recall that C4 were the first to introduce a soap omnibus (for Brookside) to pad out their rather empty schedule. I don't remember them having Corrie on there, but it doesn't surprise me as ITV got the advertising revenue at the time, and I suppose it would create some, rather than having that "Programmes continue shortly" card.


With 20 minutes of music Wink


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