Dancing on Ice has been rocked by a coronavirus outbreak, days forward of the new series launch.
It’s been practically a 12 months since former EastEnders actor and I’m A Celebrity champion Joe pulled off a shock win in opposition to Diversity star and purple sizzling bookies favorite Perrie Kiely within the 2020 last and a Sunday a new batch of contestants will take to the rink for the primary time in entrance of hundreds of thousands of viewers.
This 12 months’s Dancing on Ice lineup options the likes of Jason Donovan, Rebekah Vardy and Myleene Klass, however the show has been dealt a blow within the lead as much as the primary stay show after 5 crew members examined constructive for COVID-19.
An insider informed The Sun : “More than 5 members of manufacturing are isolating due to COVID proper now — it is grow to be a nightmare.
TV have put plenty of stringent guidelines in place, and after seeing members of manufacturing taking place with it, they’re urging everybody to pay attention to them.
“They’re now imposing even stricter rules.”
The supply did add that Dancing on Ice bosses are “assured” the show will go forward as deliberate on Sunday night.
Just like fellow ITV show Britain’s Got Talent, which had a digital viewers for its semi-finals and last, there will likely be no studio viewers for this 12 months’s Dancing on Ice stay exhibits attributable to coronavirus restrictions.
Other skating stars hoping to impress judges Torvill & Dean, John Barrowman and Ashley Banjo this 12 months embrace Olympian Colin Jackson, TOWIE and Mummy Diaries’ star Billie Faiers and TV host and former Strictly contestant Denise Van Outen.