ITV BOSSES are backing up a startle return for Dancing on Ice – and fans are positively anxious by the prospect.
The revelations have sparked conjecture on the format of the revamped show – and who will be involved.
Olympic skater Jayne and ice dance partner Christopher Dean were formerly pronounced to be in talks over their probable involvement, while The Sun suggested Aussie choreographer Jason Gardiner is also being lined up.
Here’s all you need to know about the show and its probable return.
What is Dancing on Ice and how does it work?
Dancing on Ice was a live ice dancing competition which saw a array of celebrities contest any week with a partner and scored for their efforts – consider Strictly but on ice.
Each week would be formed around a certain skating ability (for instance an axel jump) and they would movement to music.
The judging row (or Ice Panel) would give them a symbol between 0.0 and 6.0 (series 1 to 5) or between 0.0 and 10.0 (series 6 to 9).
The ITV show valid to be a large hit with audiences and ran from 2006 to 2014.
Who were the presenters on Dancing on Ice?
Holly has previously admitted that she owes her career to Phil – and claims he pushed for her to get the daytime telly pursuit after the span worked together on Dancing on Ice.
It has not been reliable either or not the span will return to the course if the show is rebooted, or if Christine will be partial of it.
Were Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean concerned in Dancing on Ice?
Olympic champions Jayne Torvill and Christoper Dean were the artistic directors of the ITV series.
They also helped sight the determined ice dancers and achieved routines during many of the live shows.
Torvill and Dean announced they would leave the show after its ninth series in 2014.
The year noted the 30th anniversary of their famous Olympic Bolero performance, and the span noted it as their careers “coming full circle”.
Why was Dancing on Ice axed?
After Jane Torvill and Christopher Dean announced that they would be leaving the show, it was shortly announced that the show would be cancelled.
The startle news of the mattock sparked rumours that it was cancelled due to descending ratings.
At the time, Christopher Dean said: “We wish the show to finish at the top of its game. We aren’t unresolved up the skating boots, but we will be negligence down.”
Who were the judges on Dancing on Ice?
The only consistent judge on the show was figure skating champion Robin Cousins.
Jason Gardiner seemed in all but one series. For series 8 he was transposed by Louie Spence after some nasty remarks about Karen Barber and Sharron Davies the year before.
Karen Barber was also judge on the show until she became conduct judge from series 6 while Nicky Slater was axed after series 5.
The Pussycat Dolls thespian Ashley Roberts and Spice Girls’ Emma Bunton also seemed on the row for one series.
Is Dancing on Ice making a comeback?
The Sun exclusively revealed the channel’s boss Kevin Lygo is penetrating to bring the show back in 2017, and Jayne Torvill has given reliable the show will come back with a revamped look.
She told The Sun: “I consider it will be refreshed, apparently the basis are still the same, we’ve got to learn celebrities how to skate.
She said: “My son is a large Steven Gerrard fan; he wants him to do Dancing On Ice as he’s retired now.“He’s also penetrating on David Beckham holding partial but we told him that’s unlikely.”
Who will be on this year’s Dancing on Ice?
A array of names have been batted around for series 10 of Dancing On Ice already – including Jamie O’Hara, Katie Price, Steven Gerrard and Michelle Heaton.
The Price took to social media in late Apr to announce she wants to seem on the show, tweeting: “I would so do this”.
While Michelle put herself forward, telling The Sun Online: “Dancing On Ice would be my ultimate… I’ve never finished ice skating and I’ve never professionally been taught dancing … Let’s bound we can lift some strings.”
And show manager Jayne Torvill says Steve Gerrard would be a top contestant, revelation The Sun: “My son is a large Steven Gerrard fan; he wants him to do Dancing On Ice as he’s retired now.”