Your guide to all the drama in the Square, on the cobbles and in the Dales
EMMERDALE ITV, 7pm
THE soap has been teasing a ‘will they, won’t they?’ dynamic between Liam and Leyla, with the potential romance keeping viewers on edge. The tension now ramps up as they become co-stars in the village festive panto. But as the show plays out, with Leyla waiting for the passionate kiss, will it be a happy ever after or will it be a damp squib? Meanwhile, Rhona is feeling guilty about leaving. And Kim invites Marlon to cater for her at Christmas.
EASTENDERS BBC1, 8pm
PHIL is edging closer and closer to finding out the truth. Sharon and Keanu are oblivious that he’s been quizzing anyone he can think of who can confirm what he suspects. Meanwhile, while Sheree babysits, Amy picks up on her odd behaviour when she takes a call from ‘Isaac’. And elsewhere, Linda defends herself to Mick and promises to cut back on the drinking in the New Year. But can she really turn over a new leaf?
CORONATION STREET ITV, 7.30pm and 8.30pm
THERE’S a cracker of a party to celebrate the opening of the factory – well it certainly goes off with a bang. Sozzled in the street, Derek admits to Izzy that he never owned the factory. Meanwhile, Gary turns up and Nick orders him to leave, forcing Gary to make an announcement. Elsewhere, Billy and Sean fear for Jade when they spot her during a stint helping the homeless. And Rita pretends she has plans for Christmas, but will actually be alone.
Linda vows to cut back
Nick tells Gary to go
Is passion about to ignite?