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Channel 4 bosses have confirmed that both Gogglebox and The Circle will in fact air this evening following the news of Prince Phillip's death.

According to the channel's listings section, it will dedicate some time to the Duke however, as listings have been updated to include shows at 4pm and 7pm, while others shows are largely unaffected.

Fans will be pleased to know that Gogglebox will air as normal at 9pm followed by The Circle final at 10pm.

Channel 4 will air His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh at 4pm this afternoon and will further remember the Queen's husband in a news special at 7pm.

A statement from the Channel 4 said: "In light of the sad news of the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh we can confirm the following changes have been made to tonight’s Channel 4 schedule.

"Gogglebox and The Circle will also be broadcast tonight as planned. Any further changes tonight or over the coming days to be confirmed."

The decision to continue with its planned schedule comes as BBC and ITV scrapped shows including Emmerdale, Coronation Street, MasterChef and EastEnders to air special news shows instead.

The Royal Family announced in a statement that the Queen's husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, had passed away on Friday morning at Windsor Castle.

It read: "It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

"His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle."

The decision to air the popular comedy show comes after Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford were forced to cut This Morning short on Friday following the death of the Duke of Edinburgh.

The couple were speaking to Coronation Street’s Alan Halsall, who plays Tyrone Dobbs on the soap, when the news broke.

"Alan I’m sorry, I have to interrupt you for some very, very important news," Eamonn said.

"We now viewers have to end This Morning and go straight to the ITV newsroom for more."

After transitioning to ITV News, the news of Prince Philip’s death was shared with viewers.

The Duke, was recently treated at King Edward VII Hospital and St Bartholomew’s Hospital for an infection.

Earlier in the day, both Loose Women and Bargain Hunt were cancelled and replaced with tribute shows remembering Prince Philip.

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