It may not seem like five minutes since Georgia ‘Toff’ Toffolo was crowned Queen of the jungle in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! 2017, but ITV bosses have already sent a new set of stars to force-feed inedible parts of animals for this year’s series.
Las year saw the likes of YouTuber Jack Maynard, boxer Amir Khan, politician Kezla Dugdale and WAG Becky Vardy head to the Australian jungle to battle it out for the crown.
The new series launched last night and is on every night for the next three weeks! We have all the information you need to know for the 2018 series.
When is I’m A Celeb 2018 on TV?
Toff was ever so slightly shocked to be crowned winner in 2017
The official start date was yesterday – Sunday November 18.
It will air nightly at 9pm on ITV and run for approximately three weeks.
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What is the show’s format?
Paul Burrell had quite the reaction to the trials
The idea is that 12 celebrities are shipped off to the Australian jungle where they take part in tasks and challenges to win food and try to impress the voting public at home.
The prize is being crowned king or queen of the jungle and generally having new life breathed back into an ailing showbiz career.
The stars aren’t allowed any phones and only one luxury item with them, apart from that it’s back to basics and food is rationed, which often leads to a large amount of weight loss.
Tasks usually consist of eating insects and the genitalia of various animals or being covered in millions of insects or shut in underground tunnels surrounded by rats and snakes.
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Who hosts the show?
Ant and Dec have hosted the show since it started
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Ant and Dec have always hosted the main ITV show, however this year things will be different after Ant McPartlin went back to rehab after being convicted of drink-driving.
This Morning host Holly Willoughby was announced as his replacement and Dec’s new sidekick.
"I couldn’t be more excited to have been asked to stand alongside Dec for the next jungle adventure," she said in a statement confirming her appointment.
"I love Ant and want to send him my best wishes and support for a continued recovery. These are big shoes, not to fill, but just to keep warm for a little bit."
It means Holly and Dec will be fronting the show together this year – even though Holly has admitted she’s "scared of everything that moves".
Holly and Dec are presenting I’m A Celeb this year
Who is hosting I’m A Celebrity:Extra Camp?
I’m A Celebrity: Extra Camp on ITV2 will be presented by Gogglebox’s Scarlett Moffatt, who won the show in 2016, runner up the same year, Joel Dommett and regular host Joe Swash.
They will chat to a panel of celebrities and show behind the show footage from the jungle.
This will air live directly after the main show on ITV2.
Who is in the line-up?
John on a boat
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There have been a gazillion names bandied about over the last six months or so on just who is likely to head off to the jungle.
But the first confirmed stars were football manager Harry Redknapp, Corrie actress Sair Khan and The Chase’s Anne Hegerty.
Other celebs confirmed are X Factor runner-up Fleur East, TV star John Barrowman, presenter Nick Knowles, former EastEnders actress Rita Simons and The Vamps singer James McVey.
Completing the line up are actress Emily Atack and Hollyoaks actor Malique Thompson Dwyer.
The Mirror exclusively revealed that TV legend Noel Edmonds will be the the 11th celeb but he will arrive a few days after the others as a latecomer.
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