ITV has announced 2022 start date I’m a celebrity… Get me out of here!
The hit reality TV show is making its highly anticipated return to Australia with hosts Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly.
The start date is earlier than previous years, with show bosses trying to avoid a clash with the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which kicks off on Sunday, November 20 in Qatar.
The 22nd season of I am a Celebrity has returned to the jungle after having to move to Wales for the past two years due to travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
While the full lineup hasn’t been confirmed yet, there are rumors of celebrities including royal family member and former rugby star Mike Tindall; singer Boy George; casual women star Charlene White; and Love Island contestant Olivia Attwood.
George, 61, is speculated to be the highest paid star in the show’s history, according to the Email onlineand the rumors of Tindall appearing would make him the first Royal Family member ever to appear in the series.
Other notorious entrants include Radio X DJ Chris Moyles (who has seemingly finally agreed to participate after years of attempts by ITV bosses), England footballer Jill Scott and Coronation Street star Sue Cleaver.
This series also marks the show’s 20th anniversary, with DJ Tony Blackburn being crowned King of the Jungle in 2002.
To mark the occasion, some ex-participants are currently filming All stars edition of the show in South Africa, which will air in 2023.
The series returns to our screens on ITV at 9pm on Sunday 6 November.