Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes on This Morning

This Morning fans divided as Ruth and Eamonn host their final show before Holly and Phil return

Phil and Holls are back tomorrow!

This Morning fans were divided over presenters Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford’s last day on the show before Philip Schofield and Holly Willoughby’s return.

Eamonn and Ruth, both 60, have been holding the fort while Phil and Holly have been away on their summer break.

Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes on This Morning
The duo said goodbye (Credit: ITV)

Eamonn and Ruth finish This Morning summer shows

“Today is a very sad day,” Eamonn said as the husband-and-wife duo began their final show of the summer.

Ruth added: “I’m at work. It’s our last day of summer This Morning for Eamonn and I.

“Gosh, that’s gone so quickly!”

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During the summer Eamonn and Ruth, Rochelle Humes, Dermot O’Leary, Alison Hammond and others have all stood in for Phil and Holly.

But now the main presenting pair is due back to work tomorrow (Tuesday September 1) and their return divided viewers.

Viewers took to Twitter to express their views at the end of the summer season.

Eamonn and Ruth ‘far more enjoyable’

One viewer said: “I’m a bit gutted it’s the last day of summer shows of #ThisMorning.

“I’ve loved the different dynamic of Ruth and Eamon and the Friday presenters, it’s been a lovely change.

Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes on This Morning
This Morning fans are gutted to see Eamonn and Ruth go (Credit: ITV)

“Can’t say I’m personally looking forward to it going back to normal, but at least Spin to Win is back. Heehee.”

Another viewer said: “@thismorning please keep Eamonn and Ruth.

“Far more enjoyable than the other two.”

One wrote: “So much better will Eamonn Ruth at the helm – sad to see them less! They’re truly genuine people.”

What did viewers say about Phil and Holly?

But some viewers couldn’t contain their delight at the prospect of Phil and Holly’s return.

“I might need this breathing exercise when Phil and Holly are back tomorrow,” one viewer wrote, using a .gif of a character blowing into a paper back.

Another said: “So excited for @hollywills and @Schofe to be back tomorrow.

“Missed them!”

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield on This Morning
Holly and Phil return on Tuesday (Credit: ITV)

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Holly recently expressed her own excitement at going back to work.

In an Instagram post, she said: “Can’t wait to see you and be reunited with my silver fox.”

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