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'Coronation Street' kicks off big week with 7.3m

Michelle Keegan as Tina McIntyre in Coronation Street


Coronation Street was above the 7 million mark as it kicked off a week of 9pm episodes on Sunday (May 26), overnight figures show.

7.25m (32.4%) tuned in at 9pm on ITV as Tina went into labour on the day of the Rovers Return re-opening.

The episode had a high +1 figure of 629k (3.4%) an hour later.

Coronation Street will air in the special slot every night except Wednesday this week, as the soap's ongoing surrogacy storyline comes to a head.

> 'Coronation Street', 'EastEnders', 'Emmerdale' - schedule changes up to June 7

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional

Digital Spy Soap Scoop video - press play below to watch Amie Parker-Williams reveal gossip on Tina's baby decision in Coronation Street, a betrayal revealed in EastEnders, a parenting shock in Emmerdale and bad news for a long-standing Hollyoaks character.

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