11th January 2017 – Kate and Alfie get their own spin off show!
Jessie Wallace and Shane Richie (aka Kate and Alfie) were reunited last year on an episode of Loose Women. And we couldn’t have been more excited about seeing one of Albert’s Square’s most dedicated couples coming together once more.
And now it’s been confirmed that we are set to get a second helping of the fiery twosome. Hooray! Speaking on the One Show Shane confirmed that Eastenders spin off Redwater will be hitting our screens. And soon! He said:
“We filmed it for five months last year and it will hopefully be hitting the BBC screens between March and April. Hopefully me and Jessie will be coming here to talk about it and hopefully show you an exclusive trailer. We are so excited about it.”
9th January 2017 – Scarlett Moffatt signed up as Saturday Night Takeaway co-host
Since being crowned queen of the I’m a Celeb jungle Scarlett Moffatt’s TV career has gone from strength to strength.
Now its been confirmed that the 26-year-old will be getting her very own prime-time TV slot after landing a co-presenting slot on hit ITV show Saturday Night Takeaway.
The reality star will be joining veteran hosts Ant and Dec when the show returns later this year.
“I’ve watched Saturday Night Takeaway with my family for as long as I can remember I’m such a huge fan, so to be part of one of the biggest entertainment shows out there, with two of my all time TV heroes Ant and Dec, is an absolute dream,” she told The Sun.
“I am so excited. I didn’t think 2016 could be topped but I really can’t wait for my Saturday nights now.”
3rd January 2017 – Eastenders release an alternative ending for Roxy and Ronnie.. Where Ronnie survives!
It was one of the most shocking exits in soap history… But apparently producers weren’t content with just one heartbreaking ending for Eastenders duo Roxy and Ronnie.
Instead, they’ve released another harrowing finale on social media app Snapchat. And this time, Ronnie survives!
The clip shows Ronnie looking devastated after she and new husband Jack discover Roxy’s dead body.
Check out the alternative ending here…
Viewers have taken to Twitter to express their feelings about the alternative ending. And they’re not exactly thrilled.