Holly Willoughby misses latest Dancing On Ice episode after positive Covid test

Here’s what’s happened to Holly Willoughby and why she’ll be missing tonight’s Dancing On Ice.

ITV has announced that Holly will not be able to host the show this evening (13 March) with Phillip Schofield fronting the semi-final alone.

A spokesperson for Dancing on Ice said: “Unfortunately, Holly Willoughby is unable to host tonight’s show after testing positive for Covid-19.”

They added: “We look forward to Holly returning for the Dancing on Ice Live Final.”

Meanwhile Phillip posted on social media: “Gutted that my mate won’t be with me on Dancing on Ice tonight. Get well soon darlin.”

Earlier in the series Phillip was forced to self-isolate after testing positive, replaced by Stephen Mulhern for the week.

However ITV have confirmed that this time there will be no replacement with Phillip presenting alone with Stephen also resting on “doctors orders”.

Dancing On Ice continues at 7:30PM tonight on ITV and ITV Hub with its semi-final.

The remaining acts will each be skating twice, including a first solo skate.

Those on the Dancing On Ice line up this year are popstar Connor Ball, showbiz presenter Ria Hebden, singer and dancer Regan Gascoigne, Paralympic athlete Stef Reid, Happy Mondays star Bez and Corrie star Sally Dynevor.

Joining them are BMX Olympic medallist Kye Whyte, S Club 7 star Rachel Stevens, Love Island’s Liberty Poole, sportsman Ben Foden, singer Kimberly Wyatt and dancer Brendan Cole.

Dancing On Ice airs every Sunday evening on ITV and ITV Hub.

Ashley Banjo, Oti Mabuse and Torvill and Dean are behind the judges’ desk for the 2022 series.

As ever, in each episode the famous faces will skate live together with their pro partners in a bid to impress the judges and viewers at home. Each week the two bottom ranked celebs will skate off.

In tonight’s show it’s a double elimination with a pair of celebrities leaving ahead of the final.

Watch DOI online now via the ITV Hub.