THIS WEEK IN SPOILERS
Coronation Street: Todd struggles to help Jason deal with the loss of his father, especially as Jason turns his anger on Eileen. Eventually though Jason and Eileen patch things up and Pat uses the chance to swoop in and get Jason to lean on him. Todd is annoyed and suspicious at Pat’s worming his way into the family fold. Pat pulls Jason aside and offers to help him sell Tony’s property. Jason naively decides to let Pat do that. Pat, of course, plans to make a windfall off of it.
While, Todd spots Billy giving Lee some cash. Billy claims that Lee is just a needy parishioner, but Todd soon learns that’s a lie. He presses Billy for the truth, but Billy refuses to talk.
Days of Our Lives: An epidemic sweeps through Salem and Paul is quarantined with several other Salem residents. The epidemic is revealed to have stemmed from the drugs Paul received during his brainwashing meaning that he is the inadvertent cause of the deadly plague. That’s right, a gay man looks to be Patient Zero. Way to go, Days!
EastEnders: Johnny and Mick come to Lee’s rescue when Lee and Buster embark on a silly scheme to stop the CostMart sale. However, the guys wind up in a legal mess which could lead to them being arrested. Johnny fears a criminal record could spell the end of his legal career.
Emmerdale: Robert is upset that Aaron’s preoccupation with Liv is getting in the way of his relationship with Aaron. Liv wants to go to Gordon’s sentencing hearing, but Aaron wants no part of it and orders Liv to stay away. Of course Liv goes anyway and when she’s reported as not being in school, Robert goes to the courthouse to retrieve her.
Liv explains to Robert that she needs to see Gordon go to jail for what he did and Robert says he understands that. When Robert helps Aaron to see things Liv’s way, it leads to a thawing between Robert and Liv. Aaron and Liv go in to witness Gordon’s sentencing and afterwards Gordon mentions the letter he sent forcing Robert to admit he burned the letter.
Robert and Aaron argue about it, but that is interrupted when DS Wise arrives with shocking news about Gordon, which only makes things worse between the couple. Meanwhile Liv digs up some dirt on Robert and schemes to use it to get rid of her ‘rival’.
Finn finds out that Emma said might have Motor Neurone Disease. Finn doesn’t buy her story, certain she’s saying it to keep he and Pete in town. Finn traps Emma into going to the doctor’s with he and Pete for her test results. Ross joins them at the doctors and Emma scrambles to think of a way to continue to fool her sons into thinking she’s seriously ill.
Hollyoaks: Ste worries when he gets a call from the hospital about his CD4 test results. Worried about her brother Leela suggests to Cameron that maybe he should get in touch with his own brother Lockie. Cam pretends to phone Lockie. Meanwhile, Harry thinks he lost a memory stick with his schoolwork on it at the shack. He enlists James’ help in finding it. There, Harry sees Lockie’s message warning that Cameron is a murderer.
Harry shows the message to Ste. Then John Paul tells Ste he saw Cam and Lockie leaving town together the night Lockie disappeared. Ste confronts Cameron about his supposed phone call to Lockie and then decides to go to the police with his suspicons. The police arrive to question Cam about Lockie. Cam talks his way out of it. Later, Cam manipulates Ste into going boating with him where Ste realizes that Cam murdered his brother. The two get into a fight and Ste falls into the water. As Ste can’t swim, will Cam save him?
Elsewhere, Myra tells John Paul he’s too good for Scott, prompting John Paul to begin to avoid his new beau. Scott realizes that John Paul is embarrassed by him. Ms. St. Claire shames John Paul for his shabby treatment of Scott. When Myra hears about Ms. St. Claire’s interfering in JP’s love life, the two women clash over their son, unaware that someone has overheard them and knows that Ms. St. Claire is actually JP’s biological father. But who?
Marnie continues to manipulate Tony into selling the Hutch and James promises to help her. However, James becomes increasingly uneasy about his mother’s sleazy tactics to get what she wants.
Neighbours: Aaron starts a new business as a publicity agent and immediately takes on a controversial client when Paul wants to hire Aaron to clear his name in the wake of the explosion. Aaron thinks that this could put his business on the map, but representing Paul has Aaron at odds with his friends and family.
People of the Valley: Iolo becomes unnerved by Colin’s odd behavior.
Secret Lives: Lari is still jealous about seeing Elias and Kalle together and is cool towards Elias. Elias realizes he just can’t get over Lari and decides to leave town. Meanwhile, Lari talks to Janne about his feelings and Janne tells Lari to choose between Elias and Kalle once and for all. Lari makes his decision when he goes to Kalle and tells him it’s over. Later, while Elias and Lari have a tough time admitting their feelings they eventually share a special moment.
River City: Robbie is interested in the new bar manager at the Tall Ship, who just happens to be Caitlin’s ex and the father of one of her many children. But will Caitlin stand in the way of Robbie’s potential new romance? Meanwhile, Patrick regrets his kissing Angel, but why?
TEASERS FOR NEXT WEEK
Coronation Street: Todd gets involved with Billy when he learns Billy’s secret.
Days of Our Lives: Paul struggles with the aftereffects of his kidnapping and brainwashing.
Emmerdale: Robert helps Aaron make a big decision.
Holby City: A patient’s difficult past forces Dom to deal with his own issues.
Hollyoaks: Scott has a proposal for John Paul.
Neighbours: Aaron’s new job causes conflict between Nate and Aaron.
People of the Valley: Will Tyler be able to open his heart to Iolo?
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