Dancing On Ice 2019 contestants, start date, judges and hosts confirmed

Dancing On Ice 2019 line up and start date confirmed

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Dancing On Ice 2019 is on its way and from air date to who's on the line up, here's all we know so far!

From the confirmed celebrity contestants to the rumoured start date, here's everything we know about Dancing On Ice's 2019 new series.

Dancing On Ice originally ran between 2006 and 2014, hosted by Philip Schofield, Holly Willoughby and later Christine Bleakley.

It returned for a brand new series in 2018 and ITV have confirmed another season for 2019.

Dancing On Ice contestants

The line up of Dancing On Ice 2019 contestants have been confirmed with twelve names on the line up.

Grease legend Didi Conn, most famous for her role as Frenchie in the hit musical movie, and Love Island star Wes Nelson completed the cast.

They join reality star Gemma Collins, actor Richard Blackwood, dancer James Jordan, Westlife singer Brian McFadden, TV personality Saira Khan, cricketer Ryan Sidebottom, Pussycat Doll Melody Thornton, Aussie actor Mark Little, soap star Jane Danson and X Factor's Saara Aalto.

They'll be getting their skates and sequins on ready to compete against one another in the quest for glory.

Meanwhile the Dancing On Ice celebrity and professional pairings have also been revealed:

Soap star Jane Danson and Sylvain Longchambon
Singer Saara Aalto and Hamish Gaman
Dancer James Jordan and Alexandra Schauman
Aussie actor Mark Little and Brianne Delcourt.

TOWIE's Gemma Collins and Matt Evers
Cricketer Ryan Sidebottom and Brandee Malto.
Love Island's Wes Nelson and Vanessa Bauer
Pussycat Doll Melody Thornton and Alexander Demetriou

Actor Richard Blackwood and Carlotta Edwards
Westlife singer Brian McFadden and Alex Murphy
TV personality Saira Khan and Mark Hanretty
Grease legend Didi Conn and Lukasz Rozycki

Dancing On Ice judges

Last year saw Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean make their debut as judges, having appeared on previous series as coaches. They will once again head up the judging panel.

They'll be joined by returning Jason Gardiner plus new judge Diversity dancer Ashley Banjo.

Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby once again return to present the series.

Dancing On Ice start date

Dancing On Ice 2018 will launch on Sunday, January 6 at 6PM on ITV.

Each week the twelve celebrities will skate live with their professional partners in a bid to impress both the panel and the viewers, who will ultimately decide who wins the competition.

Dancing On Ice airs on ITV and usually airs for two months, with a final in March.

Meanwhile, The Dancing On Ice live tour has been dropped for 2019, it's been revealed. The live arena show that accompanies the TV series will be rested for next year.

Christopher has said it wasn't the "right time" but suggested the tour may return in future.

"There won’t be a tour next year," he told The Sun newspaper. “We feel it’s not the right time. We may have another tour next time, but not this series.”

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