Soap Scoop: UK/Australia Edition image

Baby drama on EastEnders. (BBC)

Extended coverage.

Since Americans aren't the only ones with good soapy drama, has listened to our readers from across the pond who have requested we keep tabs on a few British and Australian soap operas. Take a look at what's going on with dramas from other parts of the world.

Spoiler Alert: Janine and Michael face heartbreak as she goes into premature labor and their daughter fights for her life in the hospital. Janine takes her frustration out on one of the nurses, but then wonders if she and Michael are to blame for all their misdeeds.

David Witts joins the cast as Joey Branning, who isn't thrilled his sister Alice is moving in with their father Derek. Joey sets out to open Alice's eyes to Derek, but will all his scheming prove he's just a chip off the old block?

Coronation Street:
Spoiler alert: On the rebound from Peter, Leanne reunites with Nick when he reveals he's still in love with her. He might be a good way to cure her loneliness, but how will her half-sister and Nick's ex Eva feel about all this?

Sunita has a realization and wants to make things work with Dev. He seems receptive, but what will he say when she proposes?

Watch a preview, which might not be available in all areas, of Wednesday's episode as Stella, who assumes Karl is gambling again, tells him it's over.

Spoiler alert: Val tries to make Amy's 18th birthday special by giving her a moped. However, the gesture turns tragic when Amy loses control and runs over Eric, who is rushed to the hospital. It might not be the special treat Val was hoping for, but it will certainly be a memorable birthday.

When Eric disapproves of Alicia and David's plan for a fake marriage, he tells Justin, who is even more against their union. Watch the scenes of Friday's episode, which might not be available in all areas, below.

Spoiler alert: After Riley and Mitzeee finally get together, Mitzeee's stalker ups their harassment. Not realizing Mercedes is behind all the trouble, Mitzeee, who has taken antidepressants mixed with alcohol, invites her into the flat. After Mercedes reveals she's the stalker, Mercedes is found stabbed and Mitzeee with blood on her hands. Either Mitzeee has taken her revenge, or Mercedes has really upped her game.

Jeff Rawle has been spotted on the "Hollyoaks" set with script in hand. Last his character Silas was seen, he was shipped off to prison, but could the serial killer have more mayhem in store for the good folks in the village?

Home and Away:
Spoiler alert: A couple of Summer Bay residents are heading to Melbourne, as the soap is filming in the country's second largest city this week. The storyline will feature Brax and Heath, who will be shot at Flinders Street Station, Federation Square and the Yarra River.

Logan returns and asks Indi to move to Hong Kong with him. As she mulls it over, she turns to Romeo for advice, making Logan realize she's still in love with her husband. Will Indi realize this as well?

Get a sneak peek of Wednesday's episode, which might not be available in all areas, as Natalie tries to talk to a resistant Heath about Casey and their father.

Spoiler alert: As Vanessa looks forward to her date with Rhys, Lucas warns her about his history with women. She brushes off the warning, but starts to have second thoughts when she sees Rhys blow up at Susan.

Toadie panics when he learns the new owner of number 32 is Callum's father's Troy. Trying to keep Sonya in the dark, he confronts Troy on his own. However, word eventually gets round to Sonya as well as Jade that their ex is back. It sounds like this might spell trouble for all involved.

Are you keeping up with these shows? Tempted to start watching? Feel free to discuss them below. For more television scoop, read's Primetime Dish.

Join us on Twitter @soapoperafan, and Facebook. Come tweet and Facebook with us about all the soap operas, "Dallas," "Glee," "Grey’s Anatomy," "Scruples," "Vampire Diaries," and "Venice The Series."

Header photo credit: Lime Pictures

- Lori Wilson