I’m a celebrity… Get me out of here! The spin-off show will not feature the Daily Drop, with ITV ending it after only a year.
The show aired on ITV Hub and was hosted by Vic Hope, who now presents a prime time weekday show on BBC Radio 1 with last year’s I’m A Celeb contestant Jordan North.
But neither Vic nor Jordan will be involved this year, with ITV confirming that “The Daily Drop will not return this year”.
Gaya! I’m a celebrity… Get me out of here! The spin-off show will not feature the Daily Drop, with ITV ending it after only a year. The show aired on ITV Hub and was hosted by Vic Hope. [pictured]
A spokesperson for the show said: ‘We want to thank Vic Hope and everyone involved in the show last year that I’m a celebrity… Get me out of here! All the latest news and gossip.’
The show was a replacement for I’m A Celebrity: Extra Camp, which aired on ITV2 and was dropped in 2020.
The removal of Extra Camp came as a shock to the audience, who had enjoyed it for 17 years since the main show debuted.
This is the most recent hosting line-up that includes former contestants Adam Thomas, Joel Dommet, and Emily Attack.
Mainstay: The main show has always been fronted by Ant and Dec.
Replaced: The show was the replacement of I’m a Celebrity: Extra Camp, which aired on ITV2 and aired in 2020 after 17 years. This is the most recent hosting line-up that includes former contestants Joel Dommett, Emily Attack and Adam Thomas.
This is the first time in I’m A Celeb’s 19-year tenure that the spin-off series is not scheduled to air.
The news came after two legendary soap stars were rumored to have signed up to compete on this year’s series I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!
Coronation Street star Simon Gregson – who plays Steve McDonald – and EastEnders actor Adam Woodyatt – who plays Ian Beale – have reportedly signed on for the show, which will air next month from Gwyrich Castle in Abergel, Wales. Will happen.
According to Sun, ITV are hoping that 47-year-old Simon and 53-year-old Adam will ‘deliver some genuinely comic moments together’.
Pasture New: Vic now presents a prime time weekday show on BBC Radio 1 with Jordan North, a contestant on last year’s I’m A Celeb.
Steve McDonald vs Ian Beal! Simon Gregson of Coronation Street [L] Reportedly set to compete against EastEnders’ soap rival Adam Woodyatt [R] But I’m a Celebrity 2021
“Having both Simon and Adam in this series is a real coup. The owners think they will provide some real comic moments together,’ a source told the publication.
‘The owners know Corey’s fans will be right behind him. Everyone knows Simon as Steve but now he will get to see a completely different side of him for the first time.
‘Simon has quit all reality shows before and has turned down I’m A Celeb several times before. But now that his kids are all grown up, Simon thinks the time is right.’
The show often stars Corey, which Simon’s on-screen mother Liz, played by Beverly Callard, was attending last year.
Melonline has contacted ITV representatives for comment.
Feisty: EastEnders actor Adam portrays Ian Beale on BBC soap
Long lasting star: Coronation Street’s Simon plays Steve McDonald
The latest crop of competitors could be a tough first week as rain storms and 54mph winds threaten to batter the Welsh castle.
This year’s show has once again been moved from sunny Australia to Wales amid Covid restrictions, but long-range weather forecasts suggest things will be off to a turbulent start.
Meteorologists are predicting that there will be half an inch of rain at the start of the show (likely on November 14), while strong winds will lash the palace.
According to Sun, it is also said that 100% cloudy weather will prevail, while the temperature may struggle to go above zero degrees.
He said the camp may be affected by heavy rains in the first two weeks.
SETTING: This year’s show is once again separated from the sun…