CORONATION street fans got a double hit tonight as their beloved soap not only got a late start, but had no dual episodes.
Corrie fans excitedly watching their favorite soap were disappointed when it started seven minutes late after Labor leader Keir Starmer’s speech to the nation.
The Opposition leader went on air to tell Brits it was his “patriotic duty” to support Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Covid plan B in the face of rising cases of the omicron variant.
Starmer used the address to say that Plan B rules, which include wearing face masks on public transport, would be crucial in “supporting the NHS and supporting our country”. “.
He also took the opportunity to speak to the Prime Minister for some of the Christmas parties held during the lockdown last year and also encouraged a “plan to push people to adulthood by the end of the month”.
Starmer’s keynote aired at 7pm on ITV among other networks and lasted a little over five minutes.
As a result, Monday’s episode of Emmerdale was delayed and then Coronation Street started much later than usual.
Fans were furious at the delay and took to Twitter to vent their frustrations.
“Why is #corrie 7 minutes late?” one angry fan wrote.
Another added: “I’m sure the members on the street will be waiting for us and wondering why we are all 5 minutes late.”
But another group of viewers are confused why there is no double episode tonight.
A recent schedule change, the ITV drama will not air two episodes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays this week.
Instead, a new episode will air at 7:30 p.m. every night, right after Emmerdale.
The schedule change is due to ITV broadcasting the new music show Walk the Line for a week at 8pm.
Many fans were unhappy about their Corrie double dose being replaced by a musical game show.
“No second episode of #Corrie tonight Bastards,” one fan raged.
While another complained: “So only one episode of #Corrie tonight to make room for some third-rate talent shows. Whoever made this decision needs to be fired, don’t mess up the schedule. of our Corrie!:
And a third commented: “I’d rather have more episode by @itvcorrie rather than #WalkTheLine! “
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