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1. Coronation Street: Tracy takes revenge on Daniel

(Wednesday at 8pm on ITV)

Photo credit: ITV
Photo credit: ITV

With Daniel's family refusing to forgive him for hiding the truth about Amy's drink spiking, Nicky steps in to try and restore the peace. Approaching Ken and Tracy outside the flower shop, she begs them to cut Daniel some slack.

While Ken is seemingly willing to move on from his son's mistake, Tracy is livid when she sees the pair sharing a laugh together and threatens to report Daniel to Mrs Crawshaw.

Having learnt her brother has been offered a permanent teaching post, vengeful Tracy pays David a visit to see if he'll join her in trying to sabotage Daniel's job. Will he agree to help?

Meanwhile, the stress of the past few weeks has taken its toll on Daniel, and after mulling things over, he tells Mrs Crawshaw he doesn't think he's up to the role.

Arriving at The Rovers to drown his sorrows, Daniel announces he has quit teaching, much to David's delight.

Back at the flat, Nicky's on hand to comfort Daniel, and as emotions run high, she surprises him by suggesting they should make a go of things as a couple.

2. Emmerdale: Ethan is attacked by Jordan

(Thursday at 7.30pm on ITV)

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Photo credit: ITV

After witnessing Billy being threatened by Jordan, Al confronts Ethan over representing a racist. With Charles also voicing his disapproval, Ethan has a change of heart and tells his client he can no longer work for him.

As Jordan flies into a rage, his wife Courtney storms out of the room, ashamed by her husband's racism towards the solicitor.

Ethan breathes a sigh of relief as menacing Jordan finally leaves his office, and arranges a night out with Marcus. Unbeknown to him, Jordan has been lying in wait.

As Ethan makes his way to the subway, the violent thug is following closely behind. Moments later, Ethan is accosted by Jordan, who unleashes a tirade of sickening racist abuse, before throwing him to the floor.

3. EastEnders: Janine forces Linda out of Walford

(Tuesday at 7.30pm on BBC One)

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Photo credit: BBC

Desperate to get Linda help for her alcohol addiction, Mick urges Martin and Zack to let her move back in.

Later, Janine is miffed when she sees Mick out for a walk with Linda, as Shirley rubs salt in the wound by reminding her they'll always share a deep bond. Janine's paranoia grows when Mick reveals Linda has agreed to get help and he'll be attending the meetings with her.

Over at Sharon's, Zack overhears Linda telling baby Annie she's going to get Mick back. Concerned, he warns her against pursuing her ex, but Linda is determined to get what she wants.

Later at Walford East, Linda finds herself alone with Mick. Seizing the moment, she admits she's still in love with him.

Elsewhere, Janine hatches a plan to ensure she has Mick all to herself, and approaches Linda with the offer of £25,000 if she'll leave Walford for good.

When Linda asks for double the money, Janine tells her she can have it on the proviso she goes the next day. Having seemingly accepted defeat, Linda prepares to slip out of the Square – can anyone stop her?

4. Hollyoaks: The battle for Bobby intensifies

(Wednesday at 7pm on E4 and Thursday at 6.30pm on Channel 4)

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Photo credit: Lime Pictures

On borrowed time to come up with the money to pay Wendy, desperate Mercedes agrees to go along with Goldie's idea of recruiting dodgy Donna-Marie.

As Mercedes resorts to extreme measures, everything goes horribly wrong when Wendy finds out what she's up to. Feeling completely helpless, Mercedes turns to old habits just as Wendy arrives on her doorstep with Bobby for a surprise afternoon visit.

Bobby is torn over whether to stand by his mum as Wendy continues to fill his head with doubts over her capability to look after him. It seems Wendy may have won when the courts make a shock decision over the lad's welfare.

Fearing there's no way back, Mercedes sends Wendy a voicemail asking her to take care of her son, which she then spitefully plays back to Bobby, making him believe she has abandoned him.

But just as Mercy is ready to throw in the towel, a pep talk from Theresa gives renewed determination to carry on fighting.

5. Neighbours: Corey lures Harlow away from Erinsborough

(Wednesday at 1.45pm and 6pm on Channel 5)

Photo credit: Fremantle - Channel 5
Photo credit: Fremantle - Channel 5

Unaware Corey has been drugging her, Harlow is feeling lethargic and out of sorts this week as she continues to drift away from her loved ones.

Corey is delighted at how everything is coming together, but soon fears his plan to recruit Harlow to The Order is under threat when David accuses him of vandalising Amy's van.

Once again, the cunning manipulator leaps into action and successfully poisons Harlow against her uncle.

Not wanting to risk David getting any closer to the truth, Corey decides to whisk Harlow away for a weekend trip away from Erinsborough. However, little does she know she may never see her family again…

6. Emmerdale: Suzy gets a blast from the past

(Friday at 7.30pm on ITV)

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Photo credit: ITV

Painful memories resurface for Moira when Suzy approaches her with the offer of hiring the barns at Butler's Farm for weddings and asks about using the field where Holly is buried.

Although not realising her error at first, Suzy is shocked when Leyla nods to a photograph of Holly and she realises she recognises her. Clearly unnerved, Suzy finds herself unable to concentrate on the business meeting and makes a break for it, much to Leyla's confusion.

Back at the café, Leyla catches Suzy browsing an online remembrance page for Moira's tragic daughter, and is shocked when her friend opens up and admits she used to know her. But what exactly is her connection to Holly?

7. Coronation Street: Abi plots to snatch Alfie

(Wednesday at 8pm on ITV)

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Photo credit: ITV

As the day of Alfie's naming ceremony arrives, Imran, Toyah, Kelly, Nick, Leanne and Adam gather to celebrate the tot. But the occasion is interrupted when Abi arrives unexpectedly and grabs the chance to take some pictures of her baby son.

Later, during a secret rendezvous with an old contact called Matty, Abi hands over a couple of envelopes and orders him to 'work his magic'.

The next day, Imran is livid when Toyah reveals she took pity on Abi and let her take Alfie for a walk on her own. Finding the pair at the Red Rec, Imran demands to know what she's playing at.

It seems Abi may be planning to take Alfie far away from Weatherfield when she later meets up with Matty, and confirms she's happy to wait a week for the fake passports.

8. EastEnders: Ballum are on the rocks

(Tuesday at 7.30pm on BBC One)

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Photo credit: BBC

Feeling betrayed by Ben's illicit kiss with Lewis and his recent vigilante actions, scorned Callum calls time on their marriage. He soon realises he has been too hasty though, and agrees not to tell the police the truth on the condition Ben never sees the barman ever again.

While Callum struggles to move on from what happened, Lewis can't see what the big deal is and tells Ben his husband just needs to get over it.

After some wise words from Frankie, Callum finally agrees to give Ben another chance and suggests they go to The Albert. But are the couple's troubles really behind them?

9. Hollyoaks: James is hiding a secret

(Thursday at 7pm on E4 and Friday at 6.30pm on Channel 4)

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Photo credit: Lime Pictures

James returns to the village following his stint in prison a changed man, as he declares he's going to get help for his gambling if his family agree to group counselling.

However, it soon becomes clear the troubled solicitor is hiding a secret as he ignores a string of calls from a mystery person called 'B'.

As the Nightingales' first session gets under way, tempers flare between Donna-Marie and James. And after overhearing a debrief between James and the therapist, Donna-Marie is startled to learn his true motives for attending therapy.

Later, James gets a visit from 'B' in person and is left rattled when they issue him with an ominous warning.

10. Home and Away: Mia decides to leave the Bay

(Thursday at 1.15pm on Channel 5)

Photo credit: Endemol Shine - Channel 5
Photo credit: Endemol Shine - Channel 5

Felicity's in the mood for loving as she pays Tane a late night visit at the Parata house. But the couple's steamy making out is interrupted when a sleep-walking Mia comes wandering into the room.

Tane escorts her back into bed, and the next morning Mia is mortified as she fears she's getting in the way of his relationship.

Recognising the signs, Felicity warns Tane that fragile Mia is heading for a breakdown, and it seems she could be right when he receives a call to say his sister-in-law has kicked everyone out of the gym and locked herself in.

Finding her in a terrible state, Tane listens with care as Mia admits she's really not coping. With Mia refusing to accept his offer of professional help, Tane ropes Nikau in to help and together they stage an intervention to try and get her to see sense.

However, their tough love approach backfires when Mia angrily lashes out at them and storms off.

Finding Mia stood on the beach, Jasmine reminds her she understands the pain of losing a husband and not coping with the grief.

Their conversation plants a seed in Mia's head and she returns home to break some news to Tane – she's leaving Summer Bay for good and taking Chloe with her.

Coronation Street airs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8pm on ITV and streams on the ITV Hub.

Read more Coronation Street spoilers on our dedicated homepage

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