Emmerdale cancelled tonight in latest schedule shake-up – but it's good news for EastEnders fans | The Sun

EMMERDALE has been cancelled tonight.

The ITV soap has been affected again by the ongoing coverage of the World Cup from Qatar.

Instead of airing in its usual 7.30pm ITV slot, tonight’s episode has been moved to tomorrow night.

And sister soap Coronation Street has been bumped out of its 8pm hour-long slot, to a 9.15pm timing.

Both soaps are making way for Portugal vs Uraguay

However there is some good news for soap fans.

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Because of the upheaval, EastEnders is having a bumper night with two episodes airing tonight.

BBC One will air back to back episodes from 7pm.

The World Cup coverage has thrown the usual soaps schedule into chaos for the entire period.

Tuesday night will see EastEnders removed from schedules on BBC One.

Over on ITV, Emmerdale and Coronation Street will air hour-long specials from 7pm.

Likewise on Wednesday there will be no EastEnders, but Emmerdale and Corrie will air hour-long episodes from 7pm again.

Thursday will see EastEnders return for a double bill from 7pm – but there will be no Emmerdale or Corrie.

However ITV has decided to make the week’s episodes of the soaps available on streaming service ITVX.

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And the BBC is putting each night’s episodes of EastEnders on iPlayer in the mornings.

The disruption to schedules is set to end on December 18 after the final of the World Cup.

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