Amada Holden Takes Holly Willoughby’s Job on ITV!

Amanda Holden has a new job replacing Holly Willoughby on This Morning and on a few other shows that Holly works. Don’t worry though, it’s all with Holly’s grateful blessing as Holly is going on maternity leave again in September. She’s got another little one on the way and ITV has picked a perfect ‘sub’ for her in Amanda Holden.


Amanda Holden
Amanda Holden, ITV
t has been announced that Amanda, 43, will cover Holly’s maternity leave from September.The telly judge will line-up alongside regular co-host Philip Schofield, 53, on the ITV daytime hit.

Ex-Dancing On Ice presenter Christine Bleakley, 35, will also cover some of the latter part of Holly’s leave, which could last as long as a year.

Holly Willoughby and Philip SchofieldTHIS MORNING’S FINEST: Holly Willoughby and Philip Schofield [ITV]
“I’m over the moon to get the chance to present one of my favourite shows on TV and I’m thrilled to be keeping Holly’s seat on the sofa warm when she goes off on maternity leave,” Amanda said.“I have always been a huge fan of This Morning and love presenting with Phillip so I really can’t wait to get started.”

Phil added on Twitter: Really looking forward to working with lovely @Amanda_Holden again. She’s standing in for @hollywills for some of her maternity leave.

“And then gorgeous @clbleakley steps in to play for the rest of it. How lucky am I to work with the best ladies on telly.”

Holly added: “Enjoy the best job in telly and look after the silver fox for me xxx.”


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The girls at ITV have it all together with covering for each other in times of need. Holly is at it again, producing babies, and Amanda Holden is there to cover for her. ITV has the best presenters to choose from and they’ve made a wise choice once again. I look forward to watching This Morning with Amanda starting in September.