What's the viewer verdict on Holly Willoughby's I'm A Celebrity debut?

Photo credit: ITV
Photo credit: ITV

From Good Housekeeping

I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here was back on screens on Sunday night (November 18), but there was one notable absence.

Following a turbulent year that saw him charged with drink driving, Ant McPartlin was replaced as a presenter by Holly Willoughby, who joined Declan Donnelly in Australia during the premiere of Sunday night's show.

And it wasn't long before Dec pointed that out:

"Good evening and welcome to Australia, where the most eagle eyed viewers among you will already have noticed a big change to this year's show," he said.

"Yes, one of the most gorgeous presenters on British television… has been joined by Holly Willoughby."

Nevertheless, despite his absence, Ant was there in spirit and even sent a tweet sending his best wishes to the new presenting duo.

He said: "All the very best of luck to the little fella and [Holly Willoughby] for the show tonight. Lots of love from the big fella!!"

So, while Ant was happy to see Holly fill in for him in the Australian outback - what did viewers think?

Well, some were disappointed to see Holly on screens:

But most people were thrilled to see her out in the jungle:

Including us.

I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here continues tomorrow night (November 19) on ITV.

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