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ITV Studios Daytime commissions Corrie at Christmas and John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen (S3)

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ITV Studios Daytime commissions  Corrie at Christmas and John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen (S3)

ITV Studios Daytime, the producers of ITV’s flagship live morning output, today announced two new commissions for the ITV schedule: Corrie at Christmas and series three of the successful food series John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen. 

Corrie at Christmas is a seasonal special commissioned by ITV Entertainment for peak. The 1 x 60’ documentary will be delving into six decades of archive to bring together some of the most memorable Christmas moments in Coronation Street’s long running history alongside interviews with cast members past and present with their own reflections on Corrie Christmases past.

John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen returns for a third series later this year with 10 weekly hour-long episodes each Sunday morning including four Christmas and New Year themed episodes.

In John & Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen, professional chef John Torode and home cook Lisa Faulkner invite viewers into their cosy on set kitchen, sharing their inspiring ideas and simple yet effective cooking techniques to create dishes which anyone can cook and everyone can share.

John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen is an ITVS Daytime commission for ITV Daytime. It was commissioned by ITV Head of Daytime Jane Beacon and Commissioning Editor, ITV Daytime, Lara Akeju. The Executive Producers for ITVS Daytime are Sue Walton and Noleen Golding.

Executive Producer Sue Walton, said:

“Corrie at Christmas promises to bring joy through iconic archive and cast memories from Christmases past in Weatherfield. Peace and goodwill can be short-lived on the cobbles during the festive season which always brings drama as well as plenty of fun and heart-warming moments - all captured in this documentary which will pack a Christmas punch.”

Managing Director, ITVS Daytime, Emma Gormley, said:

“We are delighted to have secured a third series of John and Lisa's Weekend Kitchen with ITV Daytime and also to have added a peak time commission from ITV Entertainment to our portfolio with Corrie at Christmas.”

Corrie at Christmas is an ITVS Daytime commission for ITV Entertainment. The Executive Producer for ITVS Daytime is Sue Walton.