ITVBe The Only Way is Essex Catch up on the ITV Hub Real-life soap focusing on a group of Essex characters. The drama unfolds against the backdrop of nail bars, wine bars, flash cars and designer gear. The storylines are part real and part constructed. 3 episodes available to watch Share this programme: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Series 17 Latest Episode 3 Today 9.10am The Essex mums are out for the Mother's Day event, which includes a charity auction. Episode 2 Yesterday 9.10am Reality series. Danni turns to Billie and Chloe S following Gemma's bombshell. Episode 1 Tue Tuesday 27 Sept 9am The UK's most talked-about reality show returns for its 17th series.