Irate I’m A Celebrity viewers have pleaded with bosses ‘do not do that once more’ after Saturday’s episode sparked uproar on Twitter.
After file viewing figures for the brand new sequence since its begin final week, followers understandably acquired excited once they noticed I’m A Celeb was on earlier than Jonathan Ross final evening.
But they may have been smart to double verify their TV guides earlier than it began as they might have found that it was a recap episode moderately than a stay show, with the programme description on Virgin Media clearly stating ‘Ant and Dec have a look again at the perfect bits from the celebrities’ first week within the fortress’.
However listings web site TV Guide did not point out something about highlights with its teaser studying ‘The celebs return to camp following the stay trial, which is able to see them break up into two teams – with the women kicking themselves for being consigned to a weight loss plan of rice and beans.”
Now, whereas given that the coronavirus pandemic may have compelled it off air utterly this 12 months, we must be grateful I’m A Celebrity is on in any respect, the actual fact Saturday’s episode was a reacp was an excessive amount of for some followers to take.
And, with none trace of exaggeration, it did NOT go down nicely!
Taking inspiration from one other TV show, one indignant viewer tweeted: “In the phrases of Craig Revel Horwood, final nights episode was a DISAAAAASTER DAHHLING !! Dont do it once more !!!!” and, sharing these sentiments, one other responded: “Please do not do this once more subsequent week.”
A third blasted: “Please do not disappoint my viewing pleasure subsequent Saturday.”
Even I’m A Celebrity’ first ever winner Tony Blackburn hit out on the show, tweeting: “What was @imacelebrity all about final evening, very disappointing, with loads of different folks was shocked that it wasn’t stay and simply trying again on the week with a number of further bits.Not good in any respect.”
However, it must be identified that different ‘on location’ ITV exhibits like Love Island even have a highlights show on Saturdays, whereas airing stay episodes the remainder of the week, so the crew in all probability deserve a day without work, significantly after hosts Ant and Dec revealed everybody engaged on the show has a gruelling schedule.
Defending the show, one viewer tweeted: “I do not thoughts the @imacelebrity spotlight show with unseen moments. I do take pleasure in seeing extra concerning the camp mates.”
Another posted: “I do not care if its only a “Highlights” show – if Ant and Dec are presenting it, I’m going to observe it.”
And an Ant & Dec fan account tweeted: “Everything is okay is camp and nothing has occurred, the highlights show on every Saturday of the sequence has been deliberate from the very begin and is not a final minute change, nothing to fret about.”
I’m A Celebrity returns with a stay episode at 9pm on Sunday.