Emmerdale star Michelle Hardwick has welcomed her first child with wife Kate Brooks.
Three characters will make their Emmerdale debuts this autumn – including Our Girl star Simon Lennon as newcomer Ben.
Emmerdale and Coronation Street will return to six episodes a week after recovering from the slowdown in production caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! will return to television in the autumn, ITV has confirmed, while soaps Coronation Street and Emmerdale will resume airing six episodes each week from mid-September.
Emmerdale has paid tribute to Paula Tilbrook after her death at the age of 89.
New soap specials on ITV will look back at memorable moments and beloved characters on Coronation Street and Emmerdale.
Emmerdale actors Jeff Hordley and Danny Miller follow social-distancing measures in images from the set of the ITV soap.
Viewers had a mixed response to the first lockdown episode of Emmerdale, which saw an emotional Sam asking Lydia to have a test for a genetic condition.
Filming soap’s romantic scenes will take some “imagination”, an ITV drama boss has said.
Two-metre poles, hazard tape, face masks and temperature checks are among the measures being used by Emmerdale as the ITV soap returns to filming as lockdown rules ease.
Upcoming special episodes of Emmerdale will offer “snapshots of lockdown life”, producers have said.
New episodes of Emmerdale will continue to be broadcast throughout the lockdown, ITV has said.
Emmerdale has begun a “phased return to filming” by recording new episodes that show characters dealing with the lockdown, ITV has announced.
The makers of Coronation Street and Emmerdale are in the “final stages” of working on plans for the soaps to return to production, according to a spokeswoman for the programmes.
Emmerdale’s Claire King has said her Kim Tate character was not based on Dame Joan Collins’s “classic soap bitch” Alexis Carrington.
Signing has returned to Coronation Street and Emmerdale during Deaf Awareness Week.
Coronation Street and Emmerdale could return to screens with older cast members absent and actors six feet apart, ITV boss Kevin Lygo has said.
Emmerdale actress Michelle Hardwick says she and her TV producer wife are expecting their first child together.
The actors’ union Equity says it has reached a pay deal for soap stars unable to work due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Audiences for a range of TV programmes have jumped as the UK adjusts to life in lockdown, new figures reveal.
Emmerdale star Lisa Riley has promised that Mandy Dingle will open “a massive can of worms” in her latest storyline.
Britain’s Got Talent has become the latest TV show to be hit by the coronavirus pandemic – with the live finals postponed.
The number of Emmerdale episodes to air each week has been reduced by ITV to keep the soap on air until “at least the early summer”.
Lorraine and Loose Women will stop broadcasting live from Monday, ITV has announced.
Filming on ITV soaps Coronation Street and Emmerdale will be suspended from Monday due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
Emmerdale star Jeff Hordley has said he thinks his character Cain Dingle has “met his match”, although he is still in the dark about whether show bosses plan to kill him off.
Coronation Street has banned kissing scenes in an attempt to halt the spread of coronavirus on set.
Emmerdale’s Michelle Hardwick has said she hopes to do justice to her new storyline, which has seen her character Vanessa diagnosed with bowel cancer.
Emmerdale is set to be rocked with the addition of two new faces – former Coronation Street star Reece Dinsdale and actor Mark Womack.
An epilepsy charity has praised Emmerdale for its seizure storyline, saying it could help more young people with the condition.