STEPHEN Mulhern has confirmed he is ‘in talks’ with ITV about presenting Dancing On Ice.
It follows speculation he would switch Phillip Schofield on the display, though his pal Holly Willoughby’s long term on the series continues to be up in the air.
Chatting to the Mail Online, Stephen discovered: “I utilized to do the spinoff present Defrosted and when I stood in for Phil when he was not too effectively, he had Covid, I actually liked it and it was so beautiful remaining back again with Holly.
“We experienced a wonderful time alongside one another in addition a lot of the workforce had been the identical from when I did the ITV2 demonstrate.
“We are conversing about it, but I guarantee you now that almost nothing is verified but if it transpires, it will be completely remarkable… if it does not, search, it isn’t going to. I assure you I would tell you if we experienced it confirmed at this point.”
He also added that he is performing his homework in circumstance the gig will come off.
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Stephen mentioned: “The lineup is the ideal it has been in a few years… I am retaining throughout the lineup, just in circumstance… It is a massive staple, and it has been about.”
The Sunshine have contacted ITV for remark.
It can be at present unclear whether or not Stephen will be joined by Holly, who stunned admirers when she stop This Early morning previously this month.
Her exit came soon after 14 decades on the couch.
She uncovered in a assertion that she had to put her family initially after she was focused by a kidnap plot.
Holly cancelled programs for a 50 percent-expression getaway in Portugal with her youngsters as she has been so shaken by the ordeal.
The Sunshine lately exposed how Holly was staying wooed by the BBC for a large funds offer, but they have at present backed off to give her some breathing room.
A supply reported: “Holly isn’t likely to be signed up on an exceptional offer for the BBC — or to be the facial area of any of their new reveals — at this second in time.
“Their golden handcuffs promotions are number of and much amongst and Holly was getting lined up to grow to be a significant participant for them.
“She was great on Freeze The Fear with (Dutch extreme athlete) Wim Hof and bought down to the final two to host BBC’s reboot of Survivor.
“But right after looking at anything that has unfolded over the past five months, the BBC want to give her some respiratory space just before producing any delivers.
“The ITV internal report into This Morning has even now not been revealed both and the affect that could have also requirements to be taken into thing to consider.”