ITV1’s award-winning and flagship daytime show This Morning will remain in its key two hour slot during summer with live shows guaranteed to bring a sunny front to all living rooms!
From Monday 18th July EAMONN HOLMES and wife RUTH LANGSFORD will host the show Monday to Thursday, while guest hosts PADDY McGUINESS will take the reins each Friday with a mix of co-hosts including JENNI FALCONER and COLEEN NOLAN.
During the seven weeks viewers will be treated to a different view each Thursday when STACEY SOLOMON, BRIAN DOWLING, IMOGEN THOMAS and SUE POLLARD host outside broadcasts from various beach and campsite locations around the UK and Europe as they pay a visit to some viewers during their holidays providing key entertainment with the help of the platinum-selling band THE OVERTONES. Locations will include Brighton, Great Yarmouth, Bognor, Weston Supermare, Blackpool, Bournemouth and Benidorm.
TOWIE star AMY CHILDS will join the summer team to reveal all her top style and beauty tips in a new viewer guide The Only Way is Amy’s. While previous contributors KEITH LEMON and LOUIE SPENCE return to offer their alternative advice on relationships in Keith’s Summer Lovin and a consumer guide The Louie Spence Way.
New mum ABBEY CLANCY returns fresh from her honeymoon to provide the latest trends, catwalk looks and hot summer must-haves in the fashion world.
This Morning’s BAFTA nominated Hub – the home of all viewers’ interactivity during the show – will have a mix of new faces helping MATT JOHNSON during the summer including STEPHEN MULHERN and TERRI DWYER.
The studio will also play host to a special Musical Week that will showcase spectacular live performances each day from all new West End shows currently available during the first week of August.
Food and cooking remain a key feature across the summer with special barbeque and global food weeks hosted by a mix of top chef experts including PHIL VICKERY, RUSTY LEE, SILVENA ROWE, NANCY LAM, REZA MOHAMMAD and LISA FAULKNER and Cook Offs between viewers where they will pit their culinary skills against one another will also feature.
Karl Newton, Executive Producer of This Morning said, “As Sir Cliff would say ‘we’re all going on a summer holiday’ and we have an action packed seven weeks planned including a tour of Britain’s seaside towns where our viewers can pop along and meet the stars of This Morning. If the sun doesn’t shine, fear not, This Morning will be a scorcher!”
This Morning will also have a variety of new features and miniseries including This Morning Garden Party where three viewers are invited to host a garden party and get to secretly award marks to one another before the winner is revealed at the end of the 3-part feature. Returning series Dreams Come True will also be back at its emotional best this summer as it surprises many unsuspecting viewers that have been nominated by friends and family who feel that they deserve a special treat.
This Morning is live each weekday at 10.30am, Saturdays 11.45, Sundays 11.30 on ITV1. Visit www.itv.com/thismorning for more details.