I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! Start Date Officially Confirmed

The HookThe Hook in Entertainment, TV
Published 30.10.19

This year’s I’m A Celeb start date has been confirmed and it’s under over three weeks away.

Yes, in less than three weeks, Ant McPartlin and Dec Donnelly will return to host the brand new series, which starts on 17th December.

The Mirror claim this is the confirmed start date as ITV bosses gear up to deliver another record-breaking show.


Despite the lack of confirmed names for the upcoming series, there are plenty of rumours doing the rounds, with some big names in the running, including Arsenal legend Ian Wright.

Who’s in I’m A Celeb this year?

We’ve already looked at the rumoured list, with the likes of Ian Wright and James Lock, but now there’s a few more names in the hat.

Who is rumoured to be in I’m A Celeb?

Jennifer Metcalfe

The Sun revealed this one.

On September 26, 2019, a TV inside told them: “Jen is perfect for the jungle, she’s really funny and attractive and she loves a challenge.

“She hasn’t signed yet but bosses are really keen to get her on the show. She’s been into ITV for meetings.”


Summer Monteys-Fullam

Famous for shaking up with The Great British Bake-Off’s Paul Hollywood, Summer Monteys-Fullam is another face we could be seeing Down Under.

According to The Mirror, Summer was offered an astounding £125,000 to enter the jungle once the series commences in a couple of weeks, Insiders are claiming that “she’d be TV gold and can all but name her price.

“If she gets her way, she’ll be one of the highest-paid contestants ever.”

Apparently she wasn’t happy with the offer,  with her pals supposedly having said how the amount was “way off the mark” from what she’s hoping for.

Everyone has their price though, right?


Olivia Attwood

The ex Love Island star and current TOWIE member has been strongly linked with the lineup this week.

She’s certainly entertaining, and would no doubt bring drama to the jungle.

She said: “There have been conversations with I’m A Celebrity. It’s ongoing.

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“It would be my dream to do the jungle. I’ve made no qualms about that. It’s such an iconic show.”

Lucy Fallon

Speculation is rife about who will go into the jungle – and now Corrie star Lucy Fallon will reportedly be heading Down Under.


Her agreeing to take on the challenge has left bosses of the ITV show “delighted to have her on board”.  They are “are sure she will be a big hit with fans at home and her campmates.”

A TV insider told The Sun : “Lucy is bubbly, funny, down-to-earth and game for a challenge, so she is a great fit for I’m A Celebrity.

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“Bosses are delighted to have her on board and are sure she will be a big hit with fans at home and her campmates.”

What time will ‘I’m A Celeb’ be on?

The show usually starts at 9:00pm on ITV and usually finishes around 10:00, though occasionally the show could be extended by five or ten minutes to allow for longer trials.


Will Ant And Dec be hosting ‘I’m A Celeb’?

That’s right- our favourite presenter-duo in British television of course!

Ant and Dec were presenting the show from as early as 2002, and helped to gain a record number of viewings for that show with their presence.