WHO’S IN? WHO’S OUT? WHO’S STAYING?
(Tiffany) Last seen in October giving her old friend Emma words of warning to rein in her simmering frustrations with Zoe, Tiffany encounters a familiar face (well, sort of) when Zoe introduces her to her father Reese, played by Brady’s real-life father Wayne! THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS WEEKDAYS AT 12.45PM ON ARENA
(Mac Browning) It seems those intrepid cops hunting for the missing (maybe dead) JT will have more questions for Mrs Hellstrom when Mac returns in the weeks following Kruger’s confirmation that she’s back on set shooting more episodes. CORONATION STREET WEEKNIGHTS AT 7.20PM ON UKTV
(Nicola Rubenstein) Fleeing to Bristol for a fresh start in June 2018 after barely surviving her father Phelan’s murderous rampage, Nicola heads home to visit stepmum Eileen for a few eps.
(Paul Foreman) Released from prison six months ago, David has worked hard to put that period of his life behind him but the sudden, dramatic resurfacing of his ex-cellmate Paul brings the nightmare back to the present with a bang! DAYS OF OUR LIVES WEEKDAYS AT 12PM ON ARENA KASSIE DEPAIVA (Eve Donovan) Old acquaintances should never be forgot, and as “Auld Lang Syne” rings out over Salem on New Year’s Eve, the other Eve brings those song lyrics to life when she saunters in fresh from New York for a new year of probable pain involving Brady.
(Jack Deveraux) Watching the ball drop in Times Square on NYE is an American tradition but, in Salem, Jennifer will feel like that free-falling globe when her late hubby Jack walks back into her life, in the flesh, on New Year’s Eve!
(Stefan DiMera) Changing faces isn’t out of the realm of possibility for anyone named DiMera, so thanks to Tyler Christopher’s previously announced sabbatical from the show, Stefan will soon be bearing the visage of Tyler’s former General Hospital co-star, who also played a Port Charles bad boy.
(Valerie Grant) When Dr Val jetted off to Washington DC for her new job in November, Abe expected his lady love to eventually come home... but Val won’t be back, with her and Vanessa exiting permanently. Boo! EASTENDERS MONDAYS TO THURSDAYS AT 7.50PM ON UKTV
(Mitch Baker) News of Mitch being back is already out there but now we know exactly when he’ll be getting under the Taylor clan’s skin. On January 7, Mitch stuns an unimpressed Karen – but how will he explain his unnatural interest in her domestic amenities?
(Max Branning) Now his custody battle for baby Abi is over, Max will surely need a break, so his alter ego is about to fulfil that wish by heading off to pursue other interests, enabling Max to temporarily disappear from the Square. But he’ll be back! EMMERDALE UKTV
(Jessie Grant) Little Leo’s head teacher gets a mistaken and really quite nasty introduction to his parents Marlon and Rhona when she first appears on January 24.
(Emma Barton) Poor doomed religious zealot Emma might be heading for Purgatory when she departs the Dales on January 9.
(Finn Barton) Continuing the trend of Barton family attrition, Emma’s youngest son bows out in a shocking way on January 9, too! SW