Holly Willoughby's Dancing On Ice Return: 3.6M Viewers
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Holly Willoughby's Dancing On Ice Return: 3.6M Viewers

15 January 2024
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Holly Willoughby's Dancing On Ice Return: 3.6M Viewers

Dancing On Ice 2024

Holly Willoughby made a dazzling return to ITV's 'Dancing On Ice,' attracting 3.6 million viewers in its Sunday night premiere. The 42-year-old TV personality took a break after 14 years on 'This Morning' and marked a triumphant comeback with the skating show.

Reuniting with Mulhern

Willoughby’s return sparked excitement as she reunited with Stephen Mulhern, her co-host from ‘Ministry Of Mayhem’. Mulhern, who filled in for Phillip Schofield on ‘Dancing On Ice’ in 2022, recreated their past camaraderie.

Instagram Excitement

Before the curtain rose on the spectacular premiere, Willoughby shared her excitement on Instagram, declaring, "Let's do this 1 sequin at a time." The show kicked off with a dazzling opening performance by professional skaters, setting the stage for an unforgettable season with a captivating lineup of new celebrity contestants.

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The Grand Unveiling

Dressed in a stunning silver sparkly dress, Willoughby, the charismatic host, welcomed the audience to what she deemed "the greatest show on ice." The premiere showcased the remarkable cast of 2024, with a special acknowledgment for Stephen Mulhern. Notable performances included a high-energy routine by former 'Coronation Street' actor Ryan Thomas, who secured the top spot on the judges' leaderboard with 26.5 points.

Suspense and Showdown

The episode wasn't without its share of suspense, as former world champion boxer Ricky Hatton faced potential elimination following a boxing-inspired performance that received a score of 12.5 points from the judges and a lukewarm reception from the audience.

Next Week's Thrills

As the excitement from the premiere lingers, ‘Dancing On Ice’ week with stars like Adele Roberts, Ricky NorwoodClaire SweeneyMiles Nazaire, Lou Sanders, and Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards. Their debut performances promise an exhilarating season ahead.

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