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Hollyoaks deli owner Ste Hay receives a nasty shock later this month as his ex-lover Brendan Brady punches him again.

Ste (Kieron Richardson) is hoping to reunite with Brendan (Emmett Scanlan) when the village's bad boy leaves him distraught with the sudden act of violence.

The latest twists in Ste, Brendan and Doug Carter's love triangle kick off when Doug (PJ Brennan) wants to move back to America after learning that his dad Herb has Parkinson's disease.

While Doug feels strongly that he should be around for Herb, it's unclear whether Ste will want to join him as he seems reluctant to leave his life in the village behind.

Ste knows that he'd struggle to be without Brendan, so as he continues to wrestle with his feelings, he pays a visit to Chez Chez and begs the Irishman to ask him to stay.

The pair soon share a kiss, but Brendan then gives Ste a startling reminder of their past with a punch that knocks him to the floor…

Ste begs Brendan to ask him to stay

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Brendan punches Ste

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Brendan punches Ste

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Ste is shocked by Brendan's violence

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Hollyoaks airs these scenes on Tuesday, December 11 at 6.30pm on Channel 4.

While we can't reveal too much about the motivations for Brendan's shock return to violence, it's fair to say that the incident makes up Ste's mind for him as he vows to go to America with Doug after all.

When Leah's real dad Billy Parker turns up in the village wanting access to the youngster, Ste and Doug realise that it's best to leave for the US as soon as possible. Meanwhile, Brendan heads off to Dublin to see his family.

With Brendan away, Ste and Doug have a leaving party at the club. However, Cheryl is sceptical about the pair's happy ending as she knows that Ste is still in love with Brendan.

Determined to voice her opinion before it's too late, Cheryl tries to talk to Ste through a bathroom door at Chez Chez, urging him to make a go of things with the man he really loves. However, in a twist, it's actually a devastated Doug on the other side of the door.

Cheryl's words have clearly made an impact on Doug as he starts to accept that if he loves Ste, he may have to let him go.

At the airport, Doug presents Ste with a ticket to Dublin, admitting that he can't be second best and he'll be waiting for him if he ever changes his mind. Will Ste take the ticket and reunite with Brendan?

Doug hands Ste a ticket to Dublin

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Doug hands Ste a ticket to Dublin

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Hollyoaks airs these scenes on Tuesday, December 18 at 6.30pm on Channel 4.

> 'Hollyoaks': Doug Carter receives bad news - spoiler pictures
> 'Hollyoaks' James Sutton: 'Fun ahead with John Paul, Brendan'
> 'Hollyoaks': Ste and Brendan reunited? - paparazzi pictures
> 'Hollyoaks': Fintan McKeown cast as Brendan's father
> Read more 'Hollyoaks' spoilers and news

Over on Coronation Street, Peter Barlow and Carla Connor inadvertently disrupt Nick and Leanne's wedding plans as they arrive back in Weatherfield unexpectedly.

Nick (Ben Price) and Leanne (Jane Danson) decide to be spontaneous later this month as they resolve to get married in Las Vegas, taking Simon with them on the trip.

However, when the trio's loved ones gather to wave them off ahead of their holiday, Peter (Chris Gascoyne) suddenly arrives in a taxi with Carla (Alison King) in his wake!

8013: Ken, Gail and Stella gather to wave off Nick, Leanne and Simon. But just as they are about to depart, Peter steps out of a taxi with Carla

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The return of Peter and Carla immediately causes shockwaves as Simon announces that he isn't going to America because he wants to spend time with his dad.

Determined that she won't leave Simon at Peter's mercy in case he tries to abscond with him, Leanne is forced to announce that the holiday and wedding are off.

Leanne is grateful when Nick co-operates by cancelling everything, but how will she react when Nick reveals that he has booked them another wedding on Christmas Day?

Coronation Street airs these scenes on Monday, December 10 at 7.30pm on ITV1.

> 'Coronation Street' Ben Price talks Nick, Leanne future - interview
> 'Coronation Street's Peter to split with Carla, try to win back Leanne?
> Corrie's Chris Gascoyne: 'Peter Barlow is a changed man'
> Read more 'Coronation Street' spoilers and news

Coming up on EastEnders, Alfie Moon becomes paranoid as he fears that Kat is still cheating on him.

Alfie (Shane Richie) gets an unpleasant surprise in an upcoming episode when he finds that the ring which belonged to Kat's mother is back among his wife's belongings at The Vic.

Well aware that Kat (Jessie Wallace) wouldn't have had enough cash to buy the ring back from the pawn shop herself, Alfie suspects that this must be connected to her mystery lover. When he then asks Kat about the ring and she claims that it's still in the shop, Alfie is distraught that she is lying to him.

Turning detective, Alfie tries to find out whether Jean or Charlie have lent Kat the money. When it's clear that they haven't, Alfie tries a different tack by taking the ring along to the pawn shop and asking some questions.

Unfortunately for Alfie, the pawn shop owner refuses to give out any personal information about his customers, so it seems that the Queen Vic landlord will be left to stew over his suspicions…

Alfie begs the pawn shop owner for answers

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EastEnders airs these scenes on Monday, December 10 at 8pm on BBC One.

> 'EastEnders': Kat Moon to reveal lover during Queen Vic row
> Read more 'EastEnders' spoilers and news

Meanwhile, Emmerdale airs new character Vanessa Woodfield's first scenes later this month as she takes up a job at the vets' practice.

Current locum Brett Harrison loses his job when he makes the mistake of trying to kiss Rhona at work, so Rhona's plan B is to bring in Vanessa as his replacement.

Vanessa (Michelle Hardwick) is an old friend of Rhona's, but Paddy is aware of her wild reputation and dreads her arrival.

An insecure Paddy (Dominic Brunt) finds himself feeling isolated as soon as Vanessa arrives, especially when she and Rhona (Zoe Henry) immediately start planning a night out.

Paddy also begins fretting about Vanessa bringing men back to the house, but is forced to apologise for his remarks when Vanessa overhears him complaining. Can Paddy and Vanessa reach an understanding, or will there be more tension ahead?

Vanessa Woodfield arrives

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Vanessa Woodfield arrives

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Paddy isn't impressed by Vanessa's arrival

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Emmerdale airs these scenes on Monday, December 10 at 7pm on ITV1.

> 'Emmerdale' announces four new characters
> 'Emmerdale' Zoe Henry: 'Vanessa arrival will cause fireworks'
> Read more 'Emmerdale' spoilers and news

Over on Doctors, Kevin Tyler's family storyline continues as he discovers why his half-sister Nadia has decided to get in touch with him.

When Nadia persuades Kevin (Simon Rivers) to meet up with her and their brother Zarif, it soon emerges that their father Mo is seriously ill and needs bone marrow.

As neither Nadia (Hema Mangoo) nor Zarif (Asif Khan) are a match, the pair are hoping that Kevin will be able to help - but he is disgusted that this is the only reason for their sudden interest in him.

Zarif and Nadia in Doctors

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Kevin starts to ask more questions about the situation in the days that follow, so Nadia confesses that she's not even sure whether Mo would accept his help. She explains that Mo regards Kevin as a part of his life he'd rather forget.

Keen to hear from Mo (Kriss Dosanjh) himself, Kevin heads to hospital and finally introduces himself to his father. However, he doesn't get the reaction he'd hoped for when Mo rejects him, insisting that he'd rather die with dignity than accept any charity from his long-lost son…

Kevin visits Mo

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Doctors airs these scenes on Monday, December 10 and Friday, December 14 at 1.45pm on BBC One.

> Read more 'Doctors' spoilers and news

Hollyoaks was the winner of our storyline poll last week as 53.5% of you chose Mercedes's trial as the best plot.

EastEnders came second with 24.5% for Joey's pursuit of Lucy, while Coronation Street was third with 11.0% for Tina's baby scan.

Emmerdale took fourth with 9.5% for Brett trying to kiss Rhona, while Doctors was fifth with 1.5% for Bill Ward's guest appearance.

Don't forget to vote in the poll below and let us know which storyline looks best this week!

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