TV presenter Steve Jones is collaborating in This Morning and can current this system along with Josie Gibson on Wednesday, MailOnline can reveal.
ITV bosses are ‘thrilled’ with the brand new addition to the present following Phillip Schofield’s departure in May.
Sources on the channel say if viewers like him he’ll ‘almost certainly’ be a part of the This Morning’s rotations of hosts who will current with Holly Willoughby alongside Ms Gibson, Alison Hammond, Dermot O’Leary and Craig Doyle.
One informed MailOnline: ‘The hope is that those watching at home will love Steve, he is a very experienced announcer but also very sassy.
“There is no permanent replacement for Phil, Holly will present with Alison, Josie, Dermot and Craig, and now probably Steve.”
New addition: TV presenter Steve Jones joins This Morning and will present the program with Josie Gibson on Wednesday, MailOnline can reveal
“Hopefully he will be part of the new dawn for This Morning after the Schofield scandal, and help give it a fresh new look.”
Jones, 46, from Wales, who currently anchors Channel 4’s Formula 1 protection, rose to fame in 2003 when he co-presented Channel 4’s T4 with Miquita Oliver. He was later employed by Simon Cowell to host the X Factor USA.
However, he quickly turned greatest identified for his romantic antics after relationship a variety of celebrities – most famously Pamela Anderson.
He additionally loved romances with Mrs Willoughby’s good pal Fearne Cotton, Denise Van Outen, former Emmerdale actress Amy Nuttall and the late Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding/
Jones additionally had a three-year relationship between 1999 and 2002 with fellow Welsh presenter Alex Jones, presenter of the BBC’s The One Show.
Last month, the couple went via a clumsy reunion when she interviewed him about his new guide concerning the present.
The excruciating change got here simply months after Ms Jones, 46, revealed the stunning cause behind their break up in 2002 after they dated for 3 years.
She informed how Jones lied about being unwell so he might steal an unique interview with Angelina Jolie for his or her Channel 4 present Rise.
On display: Sources on the channel say if viewers like him, he’ll ‘almost certainly’ be a part of the This Morning’s rotations of hosts (Josie pictured)
Stop: ITV bosses are ‘thrilled’ with the brand new addition to the present following Phillip Schofield’s departure in May
Mrs Jones had ‘read everything’ about her ex’s guide earlier than the presenter awkwardly requested her how a lot of it she had learn.
She turned to him and stated, ‘As a prolific reader, you sure are good at writing! I read part of the book and it got me hooked.
He replied, ‘How much is a little? What page are you from Jones?” before replying, “Maybe a quarter of the way.”
Jones settled in 2014 when he married American Phylicia Jackson-Jones since 2014 after meeting her in Los Angeles A when he hosted The X Factor USA in 2011.
Speaking of his wife, Jones recently said, “My good marriage, my healthy marriage – it’s my biggest achievement. I like being with my spouse. She’s undoubtedly my favourite individual.’
ITV bosses have determined to not substitute Schofield, 61, who admitted in May to having an affair with a a lot youthful colleague after which lied to The Mail on Sunday about it.
Instead, Ms Willoughby, 42, will take heart stage in this system from Monday to Thursday, that includes a member of what ITV cooks name the ‘This Morning family’.