ITV canceled an episode of it Emmerdale minutes before it was due to go on air.
The channel had to air a double bill Emmerdale from 8 pm Friday night, but shortly before the first episode began, it was announced that the second half would be postponed.
Viewers who already tuned in for the first half should have caught a sequel announcement to explain the late change, or they’d likely end up confused about the missing episode.
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Instead of this second part of it EmmerdaleITV has scheduled a special edition of ITV News to cover the latest events ahead of the Queen’s funeral on Monday.
As it stands, ITV has scheduled the second episode from Friday night to air now Sunday (September 18) at 6.30 p.m. to replace the default Gino’s Italy: Like Mamma Used to Make.
The second one on Friday Emmerdale The episode would have dealt with the ongoing conflict at Home Farm, as Kim Tate tries to deal with the turmoil caused by her son Jamie’s attack on his mother-in-law Hazel.
It had already been revealed earlier in the day that both ITV and the BBC would cancel all soap programming on Monday to devote more coverage to the Queen’s funeral.
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From now on, Emmerdale will be broadcast at 7 pm and Coronation Street will be broadcast at 8pm on Tuesday 20 September, as ITV continues to follow its original schedule of shows.
Channel 5 has also changed its schedule for Monday, bringing up daytime Home and Away episode, although the Monday afternoon screening at 6pm on 5STAR will continue as scheduled.
The BBC confirmed The One Show will air as scheduled on Monday, but EastEnders has been dropped for additional news coverage.
Emmerdale airs daily at 7.30 p.m. on ITV and broadcast on the ITV Hub.
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