Holly Willoughby

Ben Shephard and Cat Deeley confirmed as new presenters of ITV's This Morning

Headshots of Cat Deeley and Ben Shephard

Ben Shephard and Cat Deeley will replace Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby, who both departed the show in 2023, as main presenters in the Monday to Thursday slot.

Shephard is a familiar face to ITV, having presented the channel's former breakfast programme GMTV, its quiz show Tipping Point from 2012, and co-hosting Good Morning Britain.

Wim Hof to freeze celebs for new BBC Three adventure series

Extreme athlete Wim Hof, aka The Iceman, will train eight celebrities for a series of physically and mentally draining challenges over six episodes.

The intrepid contestants include musical theatre legend Alfie Boe OBE, singer songwriter Chelcee Grimes, Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer Dianne Buswell, sports presenter Gabby Logan MBE, Welsh weatherman-drummer Owain Wyn Evans, former footballer Patrice Evra, rapper Professor Green and actress Tamzin Outhwaite.

Bradley Walsh and Holly Willoughby are back with BBC series Take Off

Holly Willoughby and Bradley Walsh (Credit: BBC)

Each week members of the studio audience will see their names appear on the Take Off departure board and compete against each other in a series of games in order to win seats on a plane, which will whisk them off on an extraordinary holiday.

Created by Hungry Bear Media, the show will include entertaining challenges, captivating stories, celebrity appearances and more.

ITV announces new live morning schedule

Piers Morgan and Susana Reid (Credit: ITV)

From the 6th January the morning line-up will see Good Morning Britain be extended by half an hour from 6am until 9am, bringing viewers a mix of breaking news, the latest showbiz stories and exclusive interviews every week day.

Lorraine will then be on from 9am to 10am, before This Morning starts – 30 minutes earlier – from 10am to 12:30pm.

Loose Women will then air from 12:30pm to 1:30pm, ending seven and half hours of live TV all filmed at the Television Centre in White City.