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This Morning host Holly Willoughby announces ‘mind-blowing’ new TV role

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This Morning host Holly Willoughby has announced a “mind-blowing” new TV role.

Yes, Holly will be stepping away from her daytime TV presenting partner Phillip Schofield and joining another ITV series.

And, she said: “You’re all in for a real treat.”

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This Morning host Holly Willoughby has landed a new TV role (Credit: Splash News)

So what has This Morning star Holly Willoughby signed up for?

Holly has signed up to appear as a guest judge on the very first UK series of The Masked Dancer.

As a result, she’ll appear alongside Davina McCall, Oti Mabuse, Jonathan Ross and Mo Gilligan as one of three guest judges when the show kicks off over the weekend.

Read more: ITV offers first look at the new series of The Masked Dancer 

Holly said: “How the Masked Dancers are able to pull off the moves they’re doing in these costumes is mind blowing!”

She added: “I absolutely loved joining the panel as a special guest and getting to play detective.

“You’re all in for a real treat,” she teased.

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Holly is joining The Masked Dancer panel as a guest judge (Credit: ITV)

Who else is joining the panel?

The two other stars joining the panel as guest judges are John Bishop and David Walliams – who said it was harder to judge than Britain’s Got Talent.

Read more: Full Masked Dancer line-up revealed ahead of first episode

Joel Dommett returns to host the show, a spin-off from the popular Masked Singer series.

So what do we know about the new series?

Unlike The Masked Singer, The Masked Dancer will air every night for a week – with one celeb leaving on Saturday night (May 29).

In the opening episode, the first six masked dancers will take to the stage.

I absolutely loved joining the panel as a special guest and getting to play detective.

Zip will dance off against Knickerbocker Glory, Beetroot will do battle with Llama, while Viper and Scarecrow will battle it out to remain behind their masks.

At the end of the episode, one dancer will be unmasked and will leave the competition.

The Masked Dancer starts on Saturday May 29 at 7pm on ITV.

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