Coronation Street (also known as Corrie) is an English television series performed by Granada Television and has been on ITV since December 9, 1960. The show focuses on Coronation Street in Weatherfield, a The fictional town of Salford is based on the inner city Salford, set mostly in townhouses, cafes, salons, restaurants, textile factories and Rovers Return. In the film’s fictional history, Coronation Street was built in 1902 and named as such in honor of King Edward VII’s coronation.
The show usually plays 5 times a week: Monday and Friday from 19:30 to 20:00 – 20:30 to 21:00, and Wednesday from 19:30 to 20:00, however sometimes hours screening is changed due to some sporting events having to air or until Christmas and New Year. From the end of 2017, the show will be broadcast six times a week. The show was conceived in 1960 by screenwriter Tony Warren at Granada Television in Manchester. Tony Warren initially suggested filming and making the film according to the script but was rejected by radio founder Sidney Bernstein. Eventually, he was accepted by producer Harry Elton to produce the first 13 pilot episodes for the series Coronation Street. Within six months of its first broadcast, it quickly took over the most viewed program on British television and is now an important part of British culture. Coronation Street has been one of the most lucrative shows in British commercial television, reinforcing the success of Granada Television and ITV.