Emmerdale is a long running British soap opera shown live on ITV in the UK, with catchup on ITV Hub. It’s also shown on UTV in Northern Ireland, STV in Scotland and TV3 in Ireland.
Known as Emmerdale Farm from 1972 until 1989, the show is set in the fictional village of Emmerdale (previously called Beckindale) in the Yorkshire Dales.
Episodes are shown on ITV every weekday evening at 7pm, with a second 8pm episode on Thursday evenings. Emmerdale is the UK’s 2nd longest running TV soap after fellow ITV soap Coronation Street.
During the Emmerdale Farm era of the 70s and 80s; The Sugdens who owned the farm along with the Merricks and the Skilbecks were the central families. Many members of these families have been written out of the show since the 90s. Today the Bartons and Whites are the main families.
Emmerdale attracts an average of 6 to 8 million viewers per episode with live streaming on ITV and catchup on ITV Hub.
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