ITV announces ‘Dancing On Ice’ return

UPDATE:  will return to the Ice Panel, alongside Diversity’s Ashley banjo. Racing’s has been named as commentator. Ashley’s brother and I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here camp-mante, , will front the digital content for the show’s website.


After a four-year absence, Dancing On Ice will return to next year, for its tenth series.

The news was announced on today’s .

will present the show, with  at his side once again.

and will take a step off the ice and sit on the Ice Panel for the first time, alongside two other judges – they will be announced in due course.

Director of Television at , Kevin Lygo, said “ is a wonderful show for all the family, and weekends have not been the same without it in our schedule. I’m delighted Jayne and Chris are on board and on the panel, and Holly and Phil are hosting, and I think we’re all very excited to be returning with some star-spangled skating in 2018.”

Torvill and Dean added: “We are thrilled that Dancing On Ice is returning to next year and delighted to announce our new roles on the judging panel. The show struck such a huge chord with the viewers ever since it launched in 2006, with many of them taking up skating as a result. We can’t wait to be back on screen in 2018, with a bigger and better series for a brand new audience.”

have also promised a refreshed line-up of professional skaters, a spectacular new set, and more ambitious routines than ever before.

Watch ‘s big announcement below.


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