New Look and Features for This Morning’s 25th Year

This Morning, ITVThis Morning hosts Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby return from their summer break on Monday 2nd September for a brand new and extra special series of the daytime show with celebrations planned as ITV’s flagship daytime show celebrates its 25th Anniversary on Thursday 3rd October.

With this being an extra special series of This Morning there have been an even better range of new features fronted by some top names that I’m sure our viewers will enjoy watching. It’s an exciting time and I know that our hosts cannot wait to get started. – This Morning’s Editor, Adam Vandermark

With a new look studio and Hub area, September will see the start of new features and talent including fashion guru Gok Wan who will head up a five week series called Behind the Seams where he will speak with stylists from films such as Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Pretty Woman and The Devil Wears Prada about all clothing and styles used.

Harry Judd hosts a new male model competition The Complete Package alongside judges Abbey Clancy, Cesar Perin the head scout at Unsigned Management and Regine Weimar the general manager of underwear brand HOM who are in search of the next David Gandy following This Morning’s discovery of him twelve years ago.

Russell Grant returns to his roots in Russell To The Rescue where he’ll offer advice and help solve viewers problems based on their star signs, and Louie Spence teams up with his father John in Spence and Son, a new interior design makeover feature, whilst Peter Andre will host a special Health Alert Live Week alongside resident GPs Dr Chris Steele and Dr Dawn Harper who will discuss survey results, different treatments and case studies live from The Royal Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth.

This Morning with Richard and Judy, 2009October kicks off with celebrations for This Morning’s Silver Anniversary, which launched in 1988 with Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan in Liverpool. The show moved to London in 1996 and Richard and Judy departed in 2001.

There will also be a special week called Let’s Hear It For The Boys where Hollywood legend Samuel L Jackson will present three mini films talking about male cancers and interviewing other celebrities – including Michael Douglas – that have been affected.

McFly’s Tom Fletcher will host a new competition to find Britain’s Top Cat in a brand new item called What’s New Pussycat where a panel of judges including cat whisperer and cat lover Arlene Phillips together with other feline experts will examine each cat for their coat, look and personality.

Also throughout the series chef Phil Vickery will explain all during his food master classes and take viewers on a tour of his recent travels to Asia in new strand Hong Kong Foodie. Stephen Mulhern will offer a new entertainment showbiz update called Mulhern It Through The Grapevine, and one lucky viewer a month until Christmas will also have the chance for The Hub team to host live from their home in Hub From Your Home!

Toasting This Morning’s 25th Anniversary this autumn will be a highlight for all involved with the show – both on and off screen – and we look forward to announcing more details on our plans very soon. – This Morning’s Executive Producer, Miles Jarvis

This Morning airs weekdays from 10.30am on ITV

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