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Derekbd

aka derekbd

  • I live in Pontiac, IL
  • I was born on July 25
  • I am m
  • Bio I'm an avid telly viewer, following chiefly contemporary drama from the UK and US, plus a few other countries. I also enjoy a selection of comedy, sci-fi, biography, period/literary and documentary.
    My main musical passion: Pet Shop Boys.
    Films of interest are usually independent, often eclectic; favourite directors include Terry Gilliam, Robert Altman, Ken Loach, Mike Leigh, Danny Boyle.
    Tom Hardy and Colin Farrell always get my attention.
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Episode 586 aired the day I was born.

handy links

Ant Bacon

Weddings

Network DVD sets

trivial?

Began 3 a week with Friday added Episode_2981_(20th_October_1989)

Compressed end credits, reduced duration to 30secs Episode_3216_(22nd_April_1991)

Began 4 a week with Sunday added Episode_4096_(24th_November_1996)

Writer & director at front (and new font?) Episode_4704_(24th_October_1999)

The side-style credits were first used on the end of Episode 4946 (10th December 2000) which ran up until October 2002. - thanks Karen!

Double Monday eps started Episode_5335_(9th_September_2002), temporarily and occasionally.

ITV-style full blue screen credits came into effect on the end of Episode 5370 (28th October 2002).

Monday 25th August 2003 - Broadcasting of a permanent fifth episode each week began.

Double Friday eps began Episode 6728 (11th January 2008) in favour of regular Sunday eps.

Midweek ep changed from Wednesday to Thursday starting Episode_7125_(23rd_July_2009)

Midweek ep changed from Thursday back to Wednesday starting Episode 7948 (5th September 2012)

http://coronationstreet.wikia.com/wiki/Broadcast_Patterns

Saturday

Episode 4941 (2nd December 2000) Isn't it odd that this episode was broadcast on Saturday, instead of them airing a Saturday episode a week after, which was actually the 40th anniversary of the series. 🤔 derekbd (talk) 16:54, May 2, 2019 (UTC)

hugs and kisses

I am a native Texan now living in Central Illinois. I began watching Corrie in 2000 when a friend copied off-air tapes he rented from a British grocery in Los Angeles. My best mate and I immediately became engrossed in the events of The Street ca. 1993. I managed to see most of the era up to sometime 1996 via the now defunct cable network TRIO. Through the wonder of the internet I have been able to see and archive most every episode from October 2002 to the present (as well a smattering of episodes from the past and of course the official "Best Of..." releases.) I long for the day ITV/Granada make it possible for us to see ALL of the episodes from the past.

Other obsessions include Pet Shop Boys, Doctor Who and Iain (M) Banks.

I welcome any correspondence relating to the above. Write me here or privately at derekbd1970@gmail.com.

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