Thursday, 17 August 2017
CBC to air Six Coronation Street episodes weekly
Now, there's a bit of confusion as to whether we will be caught up completely or not because from various sources, I've heard that the UK will be airing the sixth episode starting later this fall but I've also heard that it won't be until spring. If it isn't going to be until spring, CBC would end up catching up so that we'd have no delay or not much more than one episode delay on par with the UK broadcasts. I can't really see that, can you? It seems too good to be true. Perhaps the correct rumour is the one about the autumn start to ITV's sixth episode. We'll keep you up to date as we hear the news.
Edited to add: CBC replied to my tweet indicating that they will keep the 2 week delay due to distribution timelines. That says to me that ITV will start airing 6 episodes a week around the same time in September. I wonder if Ms. Oates' interview wasn't misconstrued with that major storyline she was talking about that will be aired next year. I guess we'll know closer to the date.
Here's CBC's press release:
Here's your new Corrie weeknight schedule: Mondays at 7 & 7:30 pm (7:30 & 8 NT), Tuesdays to Fridays at 7:30 (8 NT).
The Sunday morning omnibus of the week's episodes airs 8:00-11:00 a.m. (8:30-11:30 a.m. NT) beginning September 24.
You can keep up with the news on their Facebook page, Coronation Street on CBC.
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