Look for murder, clandestine love affairs and loudmouthed Bianca Jackson being back on EASTENDERS just in time for Christmas. Derek Branning, played by Jamie Foreman, has been written out of the soap, and it's set to be a miserable Christmas for the Branning family as Derek is due to meet his grizzly end during a festive episode of the show.
My dad Jack: Tribute to Coronation Street legend Bill Tarmey by his on-screen son, actor Nigel Pivaro
"If Bill Tarmey ever told a lie it was when he used to tell me he was not an actor, he was just the fool who delivered Jack's lines the best way he could. In fact, he was a very clever actor, who drew on all his years and knowledge to breathe life into the character of Jack Duckworth, who for over 30 years occupied a most special place in the nation's affections."
DAYS OF OUR LIVES' Blake Berris: I’m having a lot more fun with the character this time around
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL's Katherine Kelly Lang files for divorce
According to the divorce papers filed earlier this month, Lang cites irreconcilable differences for the split with husband Alex D'Andrea. She is asking the judge to block his right to be awarded spousal support. Lang and D'Andrea had been married since 1997. The couple has a 15-year-old daughter together.
Bo Linton to appear in GENERAL HOSPITAL
Linton has small speaking role on GH that will air on ABC November 23.