ITV have today confirmed a brand new TV show, which will take the Sunday night January slot, replacing Dancing On Ice in 2015.
Get Your Act Together will take the place of the cancelled ice skating series, which ran for nine series and came to an end in February 2015, due to falling ratings and the departures of show bosses, trainers and choreographers Torvill and Dean.
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Entertainment news headlines over the last few days have featured several reports about Dancing on Ice star Brianne Delcourt’s upset over allegations that her lover, former EastEnders star Matt Lapinskas, had cheated on her while she was in Canada visiting relatives.
Matt and Brianne’s romance began when he signed up to the eighth series of the show, however, at the time, he was dating his EastEnders co-star Shona McGarty – who plays the role of Whitney Dean on the BBC soap – and at first, he denied that he and Brianne were romantically involved. Read more & comment »
When actor Matt Lapinskas first joined the celebrity line-up on Dancing on Ice last year, he was dating his EastEnders co-star Shona McGarty – who plays the role of Whitney Dean on the BBC soap – however, their romance went awry after it was alleged Matt had fallen for Dancing on Ice star, Brianne Delcourt.
And though he initially denied that there was anything going on between himself and Brianne, when the show ended, the couple went public with their romance. Read more & comment »
Matt Lapinskas and Brianne Delcourt have reportedly went their separate ways, after hooking up on last year’s series of Dancing On Ice.
The former Eastenders actor had been happily loved up with his co-star Shona McGarty up until taking part in the ITV skating competition, however, as has happened so often before, romance bloomed during the series and within a blink of the eye he was dating blonde bombshell Brianne and the pair had shacked up together.
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Now that Dancing on Ice is over – though rumour has it that it might be resurrected at some point – co-host Phillip Schofield has some time on his hands, and apparently, he’s ready for a career change.
But while revealing that he’d love to try his hand at starring in a soap, he also confessed that nobody’s offered him a role in one. Bless. Read more & comment »
Torvill and Dean have signed up for a brand new ITV show, after they announced their decision to leave Dancing On Ice earlier this year.
The Olympic legends fronted the popular ice skating show for nine series’ before stepping down. ITV later cancelled the format, as much because of the falling ratings as the duo’s departure from the team.
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When it was announced that long-running show Dancing on Ice was to end, viewers were divided about the news, with some agreeing with ITV that after a nine-year run, it was high time to call it a day, while others were upset that the show was ending.
However, host Phillip Schofield has now revealed that although he believes the show – and his run on it – ended with “style and dignity,” he was “in bits” on finale night. Read more & comment »
Apparently, former Dancing on Ice co-presenter (and thinking-woman’s pin up) Phillip Schofield is about to front a new game show – he of course also hosts The Cube on ITV – in which the contestants will by hypnotised, with the hope being that they then LOSE!
The show, which reportedly has the working title of, You’re Back in the Room, will feature “Irish mentalist” Keith Barry, who, as well as being a hypnotist, regularly performs mad stunts and magic tricks. Read more & comment »
Tomorrow’s edition of ITV show This Morning will be presented by the now former Dancing on Ice host Christine Bleakley and old hand Holly Willoughby…
However, despite the fact that Christine is no stranger to presenting – and has of course previously co-hosted BBC’s The One Show alongside Adrian Chiles – she’s apparently “so nervous” about her This Morning guest stint! Read more & comment »
Although the tears that were shed during last weekend’s last ever Dancing on Ice finale are barely dry, presenters Phillip Schofield and Christine Bleakley seem to have hinted that the show could return at some point.
What’s On TV report that silver fox Phil said, “Ice-dancing is very popular in this country and, for me, ITV has the spiritual ownership of light entertainment skating.”
Does ice skating – light or otherwise – have a spirit for anyone to own one wonders? Well mayhap it does, or perhaps the lovely Phil’s been at the bottle again… Read more & comment »