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EastEnders kicks off Max Branning's new romance storyline later this month as he grows close to DC Summerhayes.

Max (Jake Wood) strikes up a bond with Summerhayes after some new twists in the Lucy Beale murder investigation lead to her spending more time on Albert Square.

Upcoming episodes see the detectives who are investigating Lucy's murder return to the Branning house, wanting to clarify Max and Abi's statements after receiving some important new information.

Summerhayes (Anna Acton) initially deals with Max in a professional capacity, but sparks later fly as she has a heart-to-heart with him.

Max and Summerhayes have a heart-to-heart

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Max and Summerhayes have a heart-to-heart


Max and Summerhayes are attracted to each other

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Max and Summerhayes are attracted to each other


With a clear attraction between the pair, Summerhayes succumbs to Max's advances - but what impact will this have on Lucy's murder case?

EastEnders airs these scenes on Thursday, June 12 at 7.30pm on BBC One.

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Over on Coronation Street, Owen Armstrong struggles to keep a lid on his temper in the aftermath of Anna Windass's confession.

The couple's relationship hit the rocks earlier this week as Anna was finally honest with Owen (Ian Puleston-Davies) about how she slept with Pat Phelan in a desperate bid to end his blackmail.

As well as feeling disgusted over what Anna did, Owen can't help but resent Gary (Mikey North) for causing the situation with Phelan in the first place.

Matters don't get any easier when smug Phelan sends a postcard to the Windasses, continuing to taunt them from afar.

Events come to a head when Gary takes it upon himself to fund a night at the ice rink for Faye, wanting to give her a treat following the family's recent financial problems.

Owen is unhappy with Gary for interfering and fuel is later added to the fire when Faye returns home drunk after misbehaving with her friends.

Gary returns home with a drunken Faye

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Gary returns home with a drunken Faye


Anna orders Faye upstairs

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Anna orders Faye upstairs


Owen loses his temper with Gary

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Owen loses his temper with Gary


Owen is furious with Gary

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Owen is furious with Gary


Flipping out, Owen punches Gary - but will his aggressive behaviour push Anna away for good?

Coronation Street airs these scenes on Wednesday, June 11 at 7.30pm on ITV.

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Coming up on Emmerdale, Andy Sugden's fling with Bernice Blackstock becomes public knowledge when they are caught in a compromising position.

The pair struggle to resist each other when Bernice tries out her skills on Andy (Kelvin Fletcher) in the treatment room at her new salon.

The drama begins when Kerry Wyatt drums up publicity for the salon by coming up with a golden ticket promotion.

When the villagers arrive to show their support, Dan Spencer is the lucky resident who wins the ticket and a free spray tan - but he isn't keen and passes it on to Andy.

As part of the promotion, Bernice (Samantha Giles) is forced to take Andy into the treatment room to give him his prize - but their attraction is obvious and they soon give in to temptation.

Outside, Kerry wonders what is taking so long and ends up barging in, but she and the locals are stunned when they find Bernice and Andy in a state of undress together!

Andy and Bernice kiss in the beauty salon

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Andy and Bernice kiss in the beauty salon


Bernice and Andy are caught in a compromising position

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Bernice and Andy are caught out


Emmerdale airs these scenes in an hour-long episode on Tuesday, June 10 at 7pm on ITV.

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Meanwhile, Hollyoaks newcomer Nico will be revealed as Sienna Blake's daughter later this month.

As previously reported, Nico is a 14-year-old girl who is clearly hiding something when she arrives in the village and gets to know Sienna's brother Dodger.

While Dodger is intrigued by Nico, viewers soon learn that she is Sienna's long-lost daughter and has come to Hollyoaks to meet her at last.

Nico hopes to pluck up the courage to speak to Sienna when she spots her outside College Coffee, but ironically her arrival comes just as Sienna is distracted by the continuing search for her daughter 'Caroline'.

After a hiring a private investigator named Owen to help with the hunt, Sienna is furious when she receives a call to say that it isn't going well - causing her to storm off straight past Nico.

Sienna gets bad news from Owen

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Sienna gets bad news from Owen


Nico watches Sienna

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Nico watches Sienna


Sienna's father Patrick (Jeremy Sheffield) is furious when he finds out about the PI, so he intervenes by paying Owen to lie about his findings.

When Patrick realises that Sienna still won't give up until she meets her daughter, he tells her that he knows where she is.

Putting a new plan into action, Patrick takes Sienna to a playing field and lies that her daughter is playing hockey there.

With Caroline's adoptive mum Denise there to back up Patrick's lies, it's agreed that Sienna will wait until Caroline is 16 before forming a relationship with her. But how long will Sienna be fooled by Patrick's deception?

Patrick lies to Sienna

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Patrick lies to Sienna


Sienna watches her 'daughter'.

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Sienna watches her 'daughter'


Patrick fools Sienna

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Patrick fools Sienna


Hollyoaks airs these scenes on Wednesday, June 11 and Thursday, June 12 at 6.30pm on Channel 4.

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Over on Doctors, former Hollyoaks actress Ali Bastian makes a guest appearance in an upcoming episode.

Bastian will be seen in the role of Kara, a woman who has been attempting to have a baby for many years.

Now 30, Kara has asked her mum Diane to be her surrogate and is eagerly awaiting the arrival of her first child.

However, when The Mill's new recruit Niamh deals with the family, she is left stunned as Diane admits that she has changed her mind about giving up the baby. Will this tear the family apart?

Ali Bastian as Kara in Doctors

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Ali Bastian as Kara


Doctors airs these scenes on Friday, June 13 at 1.45pm on BBC One.

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Coronation Street was the winner of our storyline poll last week as 45.63% of you chose Tina's exit as the best plot.

Hollyoaks came second with 30.88% for Darren's heart attack, while EastEnders was third with 18.55% for Lauren visiting Jake.

Emmerdale took fourth spot with 2.55% for Laurent kissing Kerry, while Doctors had the remaining 2.39% for Jack and Imogen's return.

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

Which of this week's storylines are you most looking forward to?
Corrie - More Windass rows10.46%
Doctors - Ali Bastian guest stars2.09%
EastEnders - Max's romance with Summerhayes21.16%
Emmerdale - Andy and Bernice caught out12.36%
Hollyoaks - Sienna's daughter arrives53.93%


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