Coronation Street ‘receives 137 Ofcom complaints’ over Corey Brent’s trial

Coronation Street ‘receives 137 Ofcom complaints’ over Corey Brent’s trial


Coronation Street ‘receives 137 Ofcom complaints from livid viewers after killer Corey Brent was acquitted of Seb Franklin’s homicide’


Coronation Street has reportedly obtained 137 complaints from livid viewers after killer Corey Brent was discovered not responsible of murdering Seb Franklin.

The teenager (Maximus Evans) was placed on trial for his function within the dying of Seb (Harry Visinoni) who was crushed to dying in May in a hate crime.

Fans of the long-running ITV cleaning soap watched in disbelief as Corey was discovered not responsible in Friday’s episode with many complaining to the broadcasting authority, in accordance with Metro.co.uk.

Complaints: Coronation Street has reportedly received 137 complaints from furious viewers after killer Corey Brent was found not guilty of murdering Seb Franklin

Complaints: Coronation Street has reportedly obtained 137 complaints from livid viewers after killer Corey Brent was discovered not responsible of murdering Seb Franklin

However, Kelly Neelan (Millie Gibson) was discovered responsible regardless of the actual fact she didn’t kill Seb.

Seb’s mom Abi (Sally Carman) arrived in court docket in time to observe Kelly being discovered responsible however was devastated to see Corey celebrating along with his buddies.

Abi was understandably heartbroken which shortly turned to fury when Corey checked out her and winked.

Speaking to the publication, actress Sally Carman stated: ‘I believe [Abi] was daring to consider that justice could possibly be performed. That’s why she did all the things by the guide.

Horrifying: The teenager (Maximus Evans) was put on trial for his role in the death of Seb (Harry Visinoni) who was beaten to death in May in a hate crime

Horrifying: The teenager (Maximus Evans) was placed on trial for his function within the dying of Seb (Harry Visinoni) who was crushed to dying in May in a hate crime

‘With Imran saying: “Trust me, I’ll get one thing on them, you had been proper about Eli”, she was hopeful, which is absolutely onerous as a result of she’s had a life the place she was let down quite a bit.

‘It was sheer will for her to consider that maybe that justice might be performed, however in fact it is not!’

Devastated by how the trial performed out, Abi fled the Cobbles however will finally return to hunt revenge on Corey. 

MailOnline has contacted ITV for remark. 

Shock: Fans of the long-running ITV soap watched in disbelief as Corey was found not guilty in Friday's episode

Shock: Fans of the long-running ITV cleaning soap watched in disbelief as Corey was discovered not responsible in Friday’s episode

Verdict: Seb's mother Abi (Sally Carman) arrived in court in time to watch Kelly being found guilty but was devastated to see Corey celebrating with his friends

Verdict: Seb’s mom Abi (Sally Carman) arrived in court docket in time to observe Kelly being discovered responsible however was devastated to see Corey celebrating along with his buddies

It comes after an ITV boss has hinted at a serious shake-up for Coronation Street and Emmerdale schedules.

This summer time, per week’s value of soaps had been uploaded to the ITV Hub early through the Euro 2020 competitors, which means followers of each sport and soaps might keep away from big schedule clashes.

And now, ITV’s Director of Television Kevin Lygo has stated that because of the success of the short-term measure, it could possibly be a chance that there could also be a everlasting shift to early streaming on-line.

Future changes: It comes after an ITV boss has hinted at a major shake-up for Coronation Street and Emmerdale schedules

Future modifications: It comes after an ITV boss has hinted at a serious shake-up for Coronation Street and Emmerdale schedules

Speaking on the Edinburgh TV Festival, he stated of the doable modifications: ‘On soaps – it’s doable [that the soaps could stream on the hub first], it’s a doable future.

‘For us, a part of the restructure and its impact on commissioning is that we wished to carry collectively in a single place all elements of what was referred to as broadcasting, so the industrial programming and supply in order that it’s extra according to fashionable behaviour and tastes. 

‘ITV is extremely profitable at getting massive numbers of individuals to come back and watch the present on the similar time.’

Drama: This summer, a week's worth of soaps were uploaded to the ITV Hub early during the Euro 2020 competition and there now could be a permanent shift to early streaming online

Drama: This summer time, per week’s value of soaps had been uploaded to the ITV Hub early through the Euro 2020 competitors and there now could possibly be a everlasting shift to early streaming on-line

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