Let It Shine judges and presenters in first look picture!

Gary Barlow's new TV show

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This is the first official picture from BBC One's TV show Let It Shine.

The new BBC series starts on Saturday nights in January and follows past musical shows with Andrew Llyod Webber, such as Any Dream Will Do and Over the Rainbow.

Fronted by Gary Barlow, Let It Shine will follow the hunt for singers to perform in a new stage musical based on the songs of Gary's band Take That.

Alongside Gary, Spandau Ballet singer Martin Kemp and former X Factor judge Dannii Minogue will take up a role on the judging panel.

The trio appeared in a first trailer released at the weekend, accompanied by a number of dancers performing to classic boy band hits from the likes of One Direction and Backstreet Boys.

Gary, Dannii and Martin will be joined by guest judge, West End singer and star of Glee Amber Riley for the first stage of the competition, who joins them in the first look picture.

Gary said: “Dannii, Martin and Amber all bring so much to this panel with the breadth of experience in music, acting, stage and TV. I can’t wait to get started – it’s going to be epic!”

The judges stand alongside Graham Norton and Mel Giedroyc, who will be presenting Let it Shine.

Meanwhile, The BBC have also teased an array of more guest judges and stars appearing throughout the series including LuLu, Busted, Beverley Knight, Melanie C, Olly Murs and Kaiser Chiefs.

When does Let It Shine start on TV?

Let It Shine will start on BBC One on Saturday, January 7 at 7PM.

The new show will clash with The Voice UK, which is essentially replacing, with the former BBC show moving to ITV.

Let It Shine will air from 7PM-8:25PM with The Voice UK starting on TV at 8PM on ITV.

Stick with us for all of the latest Let It Shine news, spoilers and previews from January!

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