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Why isn’t Coronation Street on tonight and when is it back on air?
Fans of ITV soaps will be left wondering ‘why isn’t Coronation Street on tonight?’ as changes to its schedule mess up plans for millions of viewers.
Coronation Street was last cancelled when ITV broadcasted the delayed Euros 2020 games and before that when it was announced Prince Philip had died last year and now the soap is set to have another shake-up – its first cancellation of 2022.
So when will the Weatherfield soap next be on?
Why isn’t Coronation Street on tonight?
ITV is broadcasting the third round of the 2021/22 FA Cup match of Swindon Town v Man City and as a result, it has shaken up its TV schedules, removing Coronation Street its usual Friday night at 7.30pm time slot.
The ITV1 soap, which usually airs on Mondays and Wednesdays 7.30pm and 8.30pm with an hour-long episode at 7.30pm on Fridays on ITV, won’t be on tonight (Friday 7th January).
Instead, Swindon Town v Manchester City match will be aired 7.30pm-10.20pm with kick-off starting at 8pm.
But if you’re wondering where the extra episode will be, well Corrie was on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week – with the extra hour-long episode aired on Tuesday.
If you missed any episodes they are available to watch on ITV Hub.
Coronation Street filming was affected early last year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that put a temporary halt to the show being made.
Is Coronation Street on tonight and when is it next on TV?
Coronation Street is normally aired on Fridays but tonight’s episode has been cancelled and the soap will be next on TV on Monday, 10th January at 7.30pm.
The ITV soap isn’t normally aired on Tuesdays or Thursday’s but this week, it was aired on Tuesday as well as its regular Monday and Wednesday slot, to make up for the fact that the soap wasn’t being aired on Friday
But don’t worry if you miss an episode, you will be able to keep up with the ever-developing storyline as they can all be screened like a weekly boxset on the ITV Hub whenever you like.
Why was Corrie cancelled tonight?
Corrie has been cancelled tonight so that ITV bosses can air the third round of the 2021/22 FA Cup.
One fan tweeted, ‘Looking forward to Friday when i sit down to watch it then go “Ah Bugger!” ’cause the Footy’s on instead’
And another fan added, ‘I love these hour long episodes #Corrie x’
How can I watch missed Coronation Street episodes?
Fans of the ITV1 soap can catch up with any missed episodes by streaming them on the ITV Hub.