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Telly highlights of the week

24/02/2017TV

Never mind Kate and Wills – this week we saw the definitive TV wedding of our times. Plus: the best contestant in University Challenge history. 

Bravest TV person of the week

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In case you didn’t notice, it was a bit windy out. But this brave, fearless weatherperson just CARRIED ON REPORTING ANYWAY.

Honey, I blew up the baby

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Corrie now, and we were expected to believe that this was a newborn baby. “Leanne's given birth to the only baby old enough to qualify for a State Pension,” said one person on Twitter. Or, to quote another tweet, “That baby looks about 25. #corrie.” 

Coronation Street is available to watch on Catch Up. Find it in Catch Up > Channels > ITV Hub

Are we seeing things?

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Over on Loose Women, a pony appeared to have escaped somebody’s LSD fantasies and wandered into the studio…

Loose Women is available to watch on Catch Up. Find it in Catch Up > Channels > ITV Hub

Dot does the Internet

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In case you’re feeling in need of cheering up, here’s Dot searching for “bushes” on the Internet.

EastEnders is available to watch on Catch Up. Find it in Catch Up > Channels > BBC iPlayer

”What the huh” wedding of the week 

This week will go down in history as the week in which we saw Janet Street-Porter get married to herself, with a freshly ordained Frank Lampard conducting the ceremony, because the world has gone utterly mad. 

Loose Women is available to watch on Catch Up. Find it in Catch Up > Channels > ITV Hub

Best “Fritz Lang!” moment of the week

It should be a law that every single University Challenge contestant answers a question with this much joy and triumph. 

University Challenge is available to watch on Catch Up. Find it in Catch Up > Channels > BBC iPlayer

Grab the tissues… 

And finally, even Chris Martin-haters will have been welling up when he gave us this duet with George Michael at the Brits. In a word: sob.

The BRIT Awards 2017 is available to watch on Catch Up. Find it in Catch Up > Channels > ITV Hub