Dancing On Ice 2020 start date, line up, judges and hosts confirmed

Dancing On Ice 2020 air date and confirmed contestants

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Dancing On Ice 2020 is on its way - here's all we know about the upcoming series so far.

Dancing On Ice will return in the new year for what will be its twelfth series overall.

Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby will be back to host Dancing On Ice 2020 - but who will be on the line up and when will it start?

Here's your full guide to Dancing On Ice 2020...

Dancing On Ice start date

Dancing On Ice will begin in December on ITV with a special one-off launch show airing on Sunday, December 22 at 7PM.

The twelve brand new celebrities will take their first tentative steps on the ice and we'll find out which professional skater they’ve been partnered with.

The main series of Dancing On Ice will then begin on TV in January on ITV, starting on Sunday 5th January at 6PM as the celebrities skate live for the first time.

You'll be able to watch episodes online and via ITV Hub.

Dancing On Ice contestants

12 brand new contestants on Dancing On Ice 2020 were revealed earlier this year. They are:

Joe Swash - TV presenter and former I'm A Celebrity winner

Michael Barrymore - TV entertainer

Maura Higgins - 2019 Love Island contestant

Ian 'H' Watkins - Steps singer

Trisha Goddard - TV personality and chat show legend

Caprice - American actress model, and TV personality

Perri Kiely - Diversity dancer

Lisa George - Soap star who plays the role of Beth Tinker in Coronation Street

Kevin Kilbane - Footballer

Lucrezia Millarini - ITV newsreader

Libby Clegg - Paralympic sprinter who won silver at London 2012 before gold at Rio 2016

Ben Hanlin - Magician and TV personality who is best known for fronting ITV2 series Tricked

Dancing On Ice hosts and judges

Dancing On Ice's judging line up will see Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean and Ashley Banjo return to the panel, joined by new face John Barrowman MBE who replaces Jason Gardiner.

Former Dancing On Ice contestant John said: “I am so excited to be returning to the Dancing On Ice family. Unlike most I have been through the rigorous task of skating live as a contestant in the first series.

"This is a thrilling adventure for me and I hope to bring a Fresh, Fun and Fab-u-lous angle to the judging panel.”

Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby will be back to host the series.

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