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James Martin announces some very exciting Saturday morning news

The BBC won't be happy about this...

Chef James Martin has announced that he will be back on our screens very soon.

The celebrity cook, who spent 10 years hosting Saturday Kitchen on BBC One, is now set to star in a rival show on ITV!

James, 44, will have his own two-hour programme called Saturday Morning with James Martin.

The chef has cut all ties with BBC, and is heading over to ITV (Credit: BBC)

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It’s set to start later on this year.

Confirming the news, he took to Twitter on Friday morning, and wrote: “The news is true I’m coming back to Saturday mornings”.

He then added: “Chuffed for team who work so hard & for the kind viewers for their support over the last 23 yrs! [sic] New shows hitting day & prime time soon!”

He certainly sounds excited!

The new show is set to star celebrity guests as he creates recipes from around the world, but will be in his own home.

It will also be pre-recorded, so will have a slightly different format than his usual live TV stint.

His new two-hour show is set to air later this year (Credit: Wenn)

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In a statement released by the man himself, he said: “Being back on Saturday mornings feels really exciting, not a day has gone by in the last year without someone asking me if I’ll be back at that time!

“But it was really important to me to do things differently… so the new show will take some unexpected turns, watch this space!’

We can’t wait!

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