Ruth joins the existing anchor line-up comprising of Kaye Adams, Carol Vorderman and Andrea McLean and will anchor her first show on Wednesday 8th January.
In addition to her new role on Loose Women, Ruth will continue to present This Morning with husband Eamonn Holmes on Friday mornings, half-terms and during the Summer holidays.
Loose Women has always been close to my heart. I have a long history with the show having done the very first series back in 1999. I am thrilled to be back with the girls on a more regular basis, here’s to being Loose in 2014! – Ruth Langsford
Meanwhile, Myleene Klass will appear on the daytime panel debate show as a new guest panellist on Thursday 9th January.
I’m really excited to be part of a team of strong, feisty, fearless women. I look forward to joining a conversation that usually happens in my kitchen! – Myleene Klass
Loose Women returns to ITV on Monday 6 January at 12.30pm.
View our Loose Women: Through The Years gallery below:Loose Women: From 1999 to 2013