THE star-studded cast of ITV’s The Games is not limited to the contestants, the hosts are also familiar faces.
This Morning favourite Holly Willoughby is joined by three other celebrities to host The Games.
Who are the hosts of The Games on ITV?
The Games is hosted by This Morning’s Holly Willoughby.
She kicked off her showbiz career began when she was just 14, after being spotted by modelling scouts at Clothes Show Live in Birmingham.
She signed to Storm – the agency that represented Kate Moss – and appeared in a wealth of teen magazines, including Just Seventeen.
Holly made the move into television by appearing on S Club TV and Ministry of Mayhem and then joined This Morning as co-presenter alongside Phillip Schofield in 2009.
The presenter also recently hosted Freeze the Fear with Wim Hof, another celebrity endurance show.
Holly is one of the most well-known presenters in Britain, thanks to her time on shows such as Celebrity Juice and Dancing on Ice.
Sportsman and presenter Freddie Flintoff will host the gameshow alongside Holly in the first season of The Games.
He joined Sky One sports-comedy panel show A League of Their Own as a team captain in 2010.
Freddie also presented Cannonball with The Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge which saw contestants trying their best against a course of water-based challenges.
The cricketer was England’s “Man of the Series” in the 2005 Ashes and played as both captain and vice captain of the team.
He retired from the sport in 2010 before turning his hand to boxing in 2012.
Former professional footballer and presenter Alex Scott will also star on the show as the trackside reporter.
She will be getting the scoop from the contestants before and after they compete.
Alex competed in the 2012 Olympics for Great Britain so is well suited to The Games.
During her footie career, Alex has won eight league titles, three WSL Cups and seven FA Cups, the Champions League once and two Community Shields.
She also made 148 appearances for the Gunners, and put in 140 appearances for England.
Alex is joined by fellow football player and presenter Chris Kamara as a commentator.
After quitting the beautiful game, Chris became best known for his footie commentary.
Other TV work includes ITV’s Ninja Warrior UK, The Chase: Celebrity Special, and Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.
Kammy is also a regular in betting app Ladbrokes adverts, appearing in many notable campaigns since 2012.
When does The Games start on ITV?
The Games start on ITV tonight (Monday, May 9, 2022) from 9pm until 10.30 pm.
The series will broadcast nightly from Monday until Friday, May 19.
You can catch up with any episodes you miss on the ITV Hub.