Good Morning Britain and This Morning will air on Christmas Day for the first time EVER as ITV prepares to bag festive ratings crown
Good Morning Britain, Lorraine and This Morning will all air on Christmas Day this year for the first time in the channel’s history.
ITV Daytime have revealed their three big morning show’s will hope to make the day ‘even more special than usual’ following an ‘uncertain’ festive period.
Christmas cheer! Good Morning Britain, Lorraine and This Morning will all air on Christmas Day this year for the first time in the channel’s history (pictured in 2017)
The broadcaster is airing the popular programmes as it hopes to bag the festive ratings crown in its annual battle against the BBC.
GMB will relive the moments created by the real stars of 2020 – celebrating Covid heroes up and down the country, from the likes of Captain Sir Tom to the incredible staff of the NHS who saved so many lives.
The Queen of Daytime, Lorraine, will also serve up an hour of heart-warming fun from 9am onwards.
Festive fun: ITV Daytime have revealed their three big morning show’s will hope to make the day ‘even more special than usual’ following an ‘uncertain’ festive period (pictured 2018)
The TV presenter will be letting viewers into the secrets of her festive period and sharing joy and laughter with some special guests.
Then at 10am for the first time ever, Phillip and Holly will be hosting a special episode of This Morning on Christmas Day.
The news was revealed by the channel’s boss Kevin Lygo as he revealed an action-packed Christmas line-up in a special video today.
Big line-up! Piers Morgan, Susanna Reid, Lorraine Kelly, Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby have all been lined-up to host the programmes on December 25 (pictured 2016)
He explained: ‘In a festive first we’ll be showing one-off specials of our hit daytime shows on Christmas Day itself – Good Morning Britain, Lorraine and This Morning.
‘They will be followed by a special Christmas helping of James Martin and Ainsley Harriott.’
ITV will broadcast a host of Christmas specials this season including Celebrity Juice, The Chase, Tenable, The Savoy At Christmas and Gordon, Gino and Fred.