Following a year filled with hit-and-run accidents and multi-car pile-ups, I'm sure you're all wondering what excitement Emmerdale has in store for its Christmas 2016 episodes. And we won't have long to wait now, thanks to ITV having published its schedules for the entire festive season.

Emmerdale has already confirmed that a special episode focusing on Ashley's dementia will be shown in the run-up to Christmas, while it's also been revealed that an upcoming storyline will see Belle trying to reunite her parents Zak and Lisa. But when can fans expect to see the drama play out? All can now be revealed...

Monday 19 December - 7.00pm

Tuesday 20 December - 7.00pm

Wednesday 21 December - 7.00pm

Thursday 22 December - 7.00/8.00pm

Friday 23 December - 7.00pm

Christmas Day - 5.45pm (60-minute episode)

Boxing Day - 7.00pm

Tuesday 27 December - 7.00pm

Wednesday 28 December - 7.00pm

Thursday 29 December - 8.30pm

Friday 30 December - 7.00pm

You can watch a 60-second rundown of next week's episodes of Emmerdale below.

And visit our dedicated Emmerdale page for all the latest news, interviews and spoilers.