I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! (UK TV series)

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I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!
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Genre Reality television
Created by Granada Television (now part of ITV Studios)
Developed by LWT
Directed by Ian Hamilton (2002)
Chris Power (2003–)
Presented by Ant & Dec
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 14
No. of episodes 155 (as of 10 December 2014)
Production
Executive producer(s) Richard Cowles
Chris Brogden
Becca Walker
Location(s) Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time 60–120 mins (including adverts)
Production company(s) LWT/Granada Television (2002)
Granada Productions (2002–05)
ITV Productions (2006–08)
ITV Studios (2009–)
Broadcast
Original channel ITV
Picture format 16:9 (2002–09)
1080i HDTV (2010–)
Audio format Stereo
Original run 25 August 2002 (2002-08-25) – present
Chronology
Related shows I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! NOW! (2002–)
External links
Website

I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! (often shortened to I'm a Celebrity or I'm a Celeb) is a British reality television show, first aired in 2002, in which celebrities live in jungle conditions with few creature comforts. The show has been hosted by Ant & Dec since its inception and is part of a franchise of the same name. It is filmed in Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia and broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom.

In the Republic of Ireland, TV3 began simulcasts at the beginning of series 3 in 2004. The series moved to their sister channel 3e for series 12, 13 and 14. The series will move to UTV Ireland in 2015 for series 15.

The show is sponsored in the UK by supermarket chain Iceland and in Ireland by M and M Direct since 2013, previously MultiTrip.com. The show has been contracted to air until as early as 2017, taking it to at least 17 series.[1]

Format[edit]

In return for their appearance on I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, the celebrities are asked to nominate a charity to which the producers, ITV Studios, make donations. The celebrities themselves are also paid a fee to compensate them for possible loss of earnings while they are in the jungle. The producers of the show keep the precise details of the celebrities' contracts private, prompting much speculation from the media. The money is raised by allowing viewers to vote by phone, text message or the "red button" (a colloquialism popular in the UK for TV interactive services) for the celebrity they would like to complete a "Bush Tucker Trial" — a physical task usually involving snakes, spiders or other creepy-crawlies found in the jungle — and, later in each series, to vote for the celebrity they would like to see win the show. The last remaining celebrity after all others have been evicted is declared the winner of the show, and is branded "King/Queen of the Jungle".

Bush Tucker trial[edit]

Bush Tucker trials are used in the show to allow the contestants to gain food and treats for camp. Bush Tucker Trials take two formats: eating trials and physical/mental tasks.

In the eating trials, contestants are required to eat a variety of different "jungle" foods. Each dish successfully eaten will gain the contestants one star, which equals one meal for camp (although the number of meals per star can vary). These trials generate the most viewer responses according to the ITV website. The foods that are required to be eaten can include: crickets (in a variety of forms, such as cooked into biscuits, blended into drinks or eaten alive or dead), green ants, mealworms, witchetty grub, roasted spider or tarantulas, kangaroo testicles, kangaroo penis, kangaroo vaginal parts, crocodile penis, cockroach (prepared in various ways such as being cooked into biscuits, blended into drinks, eaten alive or dead). Other past foods include beach worms, bull's tongues, the anus of various animals, vomit fruits, cooked pigs' brains, various animal testicles, raw fish eyes, sheep eyes, blended rats or mice tails.

The second type of challenge is more of a physical or mental task that requires the contestants to perform activities to gain stars. These can include searching through dung, going through tunnels, negotiating obstacles on high wires, or performing other tasks.

Dingo Dollar Challenge (formerly Celebrity Chest)[edit]

Another way camp can earn treats is to do what is known as the "Dingo Dollar Challenge". This involves two or more celebrities going into the jungle to perform a task that releases an item to open a container with an amount of dingo dollars. Once that has been completed and the dollars have been retrieved, it is taken to a small woodshack shop, with shopkeeper 'Kiosk Keith'. They can exchange the dollars for a necessity such as a hammock or a treat such as chocolate chip cookies. The shop owner calls camp and the celebrities then have a question usually relating to a celebrity or a piece of trivia. The "Celebrity Chest" was abandoned for the first time in the 2012 series, in favour of the Dingo Dollar Challenge, which involves the celebrities collecting 'dingo dollars' and subsequently answering a question correctly in order to win a treat for the camp, if they win they will receive their prize however if the celebrities get it wrong, the shop owner takes the dingo dollars and shuts up shop, leaving nothing for the camp.

Formerly, 'The Celebrity Chest' had a question with a choice of answers, similar to the Dingo Dollar Challenge, the two celebrities who took part in the challenge would bring the chest back to camp and collaborate over the question with the other camp members. If correct, they would win a treat, if incorrect, they would be told what the treat was.

In Dingo Dollars if the camp members answer correctly they get a choice of two treats.

Filming location[edit]

On location in the "Jungle" in Dungay, north-eastern New South Wales

The first series of the show was filmed on a smaller site in Cairns, Queensland,[2] the open air studio built on a fast moving creek. Since the second series, the programme has been filmed in Springbrook National Park, near Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia.

Inside the entrance to the filming location is an open area allocated to buildings which house on-site medical facilities, containers for the storage of props, and so on. It is in this area that the families and friends of the celebrities bide their time each morning during evictions – awaiting the fate of their loved ones. From this area, a restricted access road climbs to the site of the studios. The road then heads down into a valley via four-wheel drive access to the set of the show.

Some of these areas are viewable from Google Earth, though it is difficult to view the suspension bridges and open-air studio that Ant & Dec broadcast from. While the roof of the main building is bright red, when filming is out of season, this whole area is covered with hessian to obscure the aerial view.[clarification needed] The creeks and camp areas are situated directly below the main suspension bridges. As they are so close to the celebrities, the crew have to be careful during filming to keep voices and music down. Many of the Bush Tucker Trials are not performed here; in fact, some are performed well away from the area.

Once out of the jungle, the celebrities stay at the opulent six-star hotel Palazzo Versace Australia.[clarification needed] The health and wellbeing of the celebrities and crew are looked after by medic Bob McCarron and his team from EMS. McCarron is also responsible for all of the creatures and food in the challenges.

Popularity and criticism[edit]

The finals of the second and third UK series were seen by 12.73 and 14.99 million people respectively[citation needed] — in both cases well over half of all people watching television in the country at the time.

The site in which the celebrities stay appears to be open to the elements, but is largely covered by sheets above the view of the cameras. In one episode, a celebrity had to swim in a swamp apparently infested with crocodiles. Marksmen were shown ready to shoot the animals if they attacked. In actuality, the area where this was filmed does not have crocodiles because it is too far south.

In Series 9 it was revealed that Katie Price was getting paid almost four times as much as the other contestants, which sparked some criticism. It was also reported that, as a result, cash-strapped ITV were unable to provide any more money for the series, and the quality of the trials went down.[3]

Controversies[edit]

  • ITV apologised in 2006 after confusion over the instructions for telephone and red-button interactive voting led to allegations in the media that the wrong person had been evicted in the run-off vote in Series 6 between Toby Anstis and Dean Gaffney.[4]
  • The show was forced to enhance its procedures after Ofcom found that after complaints, on 23 November 2006 episode, the show had breached Rule 1.16 of the Broadcasting Code for airing bad language before the watershed.[5]
  • The 30 November 2006 episode was ruled to have breached Rule 2.2 of the Broadcasting Code after an investigation launched as part of the wider UK television public voting controversy. Due to late running, seven percent of phone and text votes for that episode of the show were not counted, although this did not affect the result.[6]
  • Sarah Matravers blamed the show for the breakdown of her relationship with contestant Marc Bannerman after he flirted with Cerys Matthews in Series 7.[7] Matthews and Bannerman later alleged the show footage had been edited by ITV to look like more than it was.[8]
  • Former Sex Pistols manager, Malcolm McLaren, who was due to appear on Series 7 but pulled out at the last minute, alleged that the show and the choice of winner was fixed, and the trials posed no real danger. He alleged that show doctor told him that "'Things are so safe, I would send my own kids in to do the show'. There is nothing bad in there. They're hoodwinking the public".[9]

Series details[edit]

Winners are crowned King or Queen of their respective year. To date, there have been 10 Kings and 4 Queens of the Jungle.

Key:

     King of the Jungle
     Queen of the Jungle
Series Presenters Start date End date Days in camp Campmates Honour places
Winner
Second place
Third place
One Ant & Dec 25 August 2002 8 September 2002 15 8      Tony Blackburn Tara Palmer-Tomkinson Christine Hamilton
Two 28 April 2003 12 May 2003 10      Phil Tufnell John Fashanu Linda Barker
Three 26 January 2004 9 February 2004 16      Kerry Katona Jennie Bond Peter Andre
Four 21 November 2004 6 December 2004 18 11      Joe Pasquale Paul Burrell Fran Cosgrave
Five 20 November 2005 5 December 2005 12      Carol Thatcher Sheree Murphy Sid Owen
Six 13 November 2006 1 December 2006 19      Matt Willis Myleene Klass Jason Donovan
Seven 12 November 2007 30 November 2007 20 11Note      Christopher Biggins Janice Dickinson Jason "J" Brown
Eight 16 November 2008 5 December 2008 21 12      Joe Swash Martina Navratilova George Takei
Nine 15 November 2009 4 December 2009 13      Gino D'Acampo Kim Woodburn Jimmy White
Ten 14 November 2010 4 December 2010      Stacey Solomon Shaun Ryder Jenny Eclair
Eleven 13 November 2011 3 December 2011      Dougie Poynter Mark Wright Fatima Whitbread
Twelve 11 November 2012 1 December 2012 12      Charlie Brooks Ashley Roberts David Haye
Thirteen 17 November 2013 8 December 2013 22      Kian Egan David Emanuel Lucy Pargeter
Fourteen 16 November 2014 7 December 2014 23      Carl "Foggy" Fogarty Jake Quickenden Melanie Sykes

^1 In 2007, there was supposed to be a total of 12 celebrities, however, only 11 took part due to Malcolm McLaren withdrawing just before the series started.

Main series results[edit]

The first three series of I'm a Celebrity occurred at various different times during the years they were broadcast. From series 4 onwards, the show is broadcast from around mid November until late November/early December.

Key
     Winner – King or Queen of the Jungle
     Runner-up
     Third place
     Walked or withdrew
     Late arrival

Series 1 (2002)[edit]

8 contestants, 25 August – 8 September 2002:

Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Tony Blackburn Radio DJ Day 1 Day 15 1st
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson Socialite and TV Presenter Day 1 Day 15 2nd
Christine Hamilton Author Day 1 Day 14 3rd
Nell McAndrew Model and TV Presenter Day 1 Day 13 4th
Rhona Cameron Comedienne Day 1 Day 12 5th
Darren Day Actor, Singer and TV Presenter Day 1 Day 11 6th
Nigel Benn Boxer Day 1 Day 10 7th
Uri Geller Paranormalist Day 1 Day 9 8th

Series 2 (2003)[edit]

10 contestants, 28 April – 12 May 2003:

Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Phil Tufnell Cricketer and TV Presenter Day 1 Day 15 1st
John Fashanu Footballer and TV Presenter Day 1 Day 15 2nd
Linda Barker Interior Designer and TV Presenter Day 1 Day 15 3rd
Wayne Sleep Dancer Day 1 Day 14 4th
Antony Worrall Thompson Chef Day 1 Day 13 5th
Toyah Willcox Actress and Singer Day 1 Day 12 6th
Catalina Guirado Model Day 1 Day 11 7th
Chris Bisson Actor Day 1 Day 10 8th
Danniella Westbrook Actress and TV Presenter Day 1 Day 9 9th
Siân Lloyd TV Presenter Day 1 Day 8 10th

Series 3 (2004)[edit]

10 contestants, 26 January – 9 February 2004:

Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Kerry Katona Singer Day 1 Day 16 1st
Jennie Bond TV Presenter Day 1 Day 16 2nd
Peter Andre Singer Day 1 Day 16 3rd
Lord Brocket TV Presenter Day 1 Day 15 4th
Katie Price Model Day 1 Day 14 5th
Alex Best Model Day 1 Day 13 6th
Neil Ruddock Footballer Day 1 Day 11 7th
John Lydon Singer Day 1 Day 11 8th
Diane Modahl Olympic Middle Distance Runner Day 1 Day 10 9th
Mike Read Radio DJ Day 1 Day 9 10th

Series 4 (2004)[edit]

11 contestants, 21 November – 6 December 2004:

Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Joe Pasquale Comedian Day 1 Day 18 1st
Paul Burrell Butler Day 1 Day 18 2nd
Fran Cosgrave Nightclub Owner Day 1 Day 18 3rd
Janet Street-Porter Journalist Day 1 Day 17 4th
Sophie Anderton Model Day 1 Day 15 5th
Antonio Fargas Actor Day 1 Day 14 6th
Sheila Ferguson Singer Day 1 Day 13 7th
Vic Reeves Comedian and TV Presenter Day 5 Day 12 8th
Nancy Sorrell Model Day 1 Day 11 9th
Natalie Appleton Singer and Actress Day 1 Day 10 10th
Brian Harvey Singer Day 2 Day 7 11th

Series 5 (2005)[edit]

12 contestants, 20 November – 5 December 2005:

Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Carol Thatcher Journalist Day 1 Day 18 1st
Sheree Murphy Actress and TV Presenter Day 1 Day 18 2nd
Sid Owen Actor and Singer Day 1 Day 18 3rd
Jimmy Osmond Singer and Businessman Day 1 Day 17 4th
Bobby Ball Actor and Comedian Day 6 Day 16 5th
Antony Costa Singer Day 1 Day 15 6th
Jenny Frost Singer Day 1 Day 14 7th
David Dickinson TV Presenter Day 1 Day 12 8th
Kimberley Davies Actress Day 1 Day 11 9th
Jilly Goolden Critic and Journalist Day 1 Day 11 10th
Tommy Cannon Comedian Day 6 Day 10 11th
Elaine Lordan Actress Day 1 Day 1 12th

Series 6 (2006)[edit]

12 contestants, 13 November – 1 December 2006:

     Team Base Camp
     Team Snake Rock
Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Matt Willis   Singer and TV Presenter Day 1 Day 19 1st
Myleene Klass   Model, Singer and TV Presenter Day 1 Day 19 2nd
Jason Donovan   Actor and Singer Day 1 Day 19 3rd
David Gest   Music Promoter Day 1 Day 18 4th
Dean Gaffney   Actor Day 5 Day 18 5th
Jan Leeming   TV Presenter Day 1 Day 17 6th
Malandra Burrows   Actress and Singer Day 6 Day 16 7th
Phina Oruche   Actress Day 1 Day 15 8th
Lauren Booth   Journalist Day 1 Day 14 9th
Faith Brown   Comedienne Day 1 Day 13 10th
Scott Henshall   Fashion Designer Day 1 Day 12 11th
Toby Anstis   Radio DJ Day 1 Day 11 12th

Series 7 (2007)[edit]

11 contestants, 12–30 November 2007:

     Team Croc Creek
     Team Snake Rock
     Entered after contestants were brought together
Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Christopher Biggins   Actor Day 5 Day 20 1st
Janice Dickinson   Model Day 1 Day 20 2nd
Jason "J" Brown   Singer Day 1 Day 20 3rd
Cerys Matthews   Singer Day 1 Day 19 4th
Gemma Atkinson   Model and Actress Day 1 Day 18 5th
Anna Ryder Richardson   Interior Designer and TV Presenter Day 1 Day 16 6th
Rodney Marsh   Footballer Day 1 Day 15 7th
John Burton Race   Chef Day 1 Day 14 8th
Lynne Franks   Spokeswoman Day 1 Day 13 9th
Katie Hopkins   Reality TV Star Day 2 Day 12 10th
Marc Bannerman   Actor Day 1 Day 11 11th
Malcolm McLaren   Music Manager Withdrew 12th

Series 8 (2008)[edit]

Series 8: Sunday 16 November – 5 December 2008:

     Home Camp
     Away Camp
     Entered after contestants were brought together.
Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Joe Swash   Actor Day 1 Day 21 1st
Martina Navratilova   Tennis Player Day 1 Day 21 2nd
George Takei   Actor Day 1 Day 21 3rd
David Van Day   Singer Day 5 Day 20 4th
Simon Webbe   Singer Day 1 Day 19 5th
Nicola McLean   Model Day 1 Day 18 6th
Brian Paddick   Policeman and Politician Day 1 Day 17 7th
Esther Rantzen   TV Presenter Day 1 Day 16 8th
Timmy Mallett   TV Presenter Day 5 Day 15 9th
Carly Zucker   Personal Trainer and Model Day 1 Day 14 10th
Dani Behr   Model, Singer and TV Presenter Day 1 Day 13 11th
Robert Kilroy-Silk   Politician and TV Presenter Day 1 Day 12 12th

Series 9 (2009)[edit]

Series 9: 15 November – 4 December 2009

     Base Camp
     Camp Exile
     Left before camp was split
Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Gino D'Acampo   Chef Day 1 Day 21 1st[13]
Kim Woodburn   TV Presenter Day 1 Day 21 2nd
Jimmy White   Snooker Player Day 1 Day 21 3rd
Justin Ryan   Interior Designer and TV Presenter Day 1 Day 20 4th
Stuart Manning   Actor Day 1 Day 19 5th
Sabrina Washington   Singer Day 1 Day 18 6th
George Hamilton   Actor Day 1 Day 17 7th
Joe Bugner   Boxer Day 4 Day 16 8th
Samantha Fox[14]   Model and Singer Day 1 Day 14 9th
Colin McAllister[15]   Interior Designer and TV Presenter Day 1 Day 11 10th
Lucy Benjamin   Actress Day 1 Day 10 11th
Katie Price   Model and Businesswoman Day 2 Day 9 12th
Camilla Dallerup   Professional Dancer Day 1 Day 4 13th

Series 10 (2010)[edit]

I'm a Celebrity... Get Me out of Here! returned on 14 November 2010 at 9pm on ITV and ITV1 HD for its tenth series, as confirmed by presenters Ant and Dec at the end of the "Coming Out" show at the conclusion of series 9. This is the first series in HD. Series 10 is the only series to have 2 live trials.

Series 10: 14 November – 4 December 2010

     Camp Sheila
     Camp Bruce
     Entered after contestants were brought together
Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Stacey Solomon   Singer Day 1 Day 21 1st
Shaun Ryder   Singer Day 1 Day 21 2nd
Jenny Eclair   Comedienne Day 4 Day 20 3rd
Dom Joly   Comedian Day 4 Day 19 4th
Kayla Collins   Model Day 1 Day 19 5th
Aggro Santos   Rapper Day 1 Day 18 6th
Linford Christie   Olympic Sprinter Day 1 Day 17 7th
Gillian McKeith   Nutritionist and TV Presenter Day 1 Day 16 8th
Britt Ekland   Actress Day 1 Day 15 9th
Alison Hammond   TV Presenter Day 6 Day 15 10th
Lembit Öpik   Politician Day 1 Day 13 11th
Sheryl Gascoigne   Author Day 1 Day 12 12th
Nigel Havers   Actor Day 1 Day 9 13th

Series 11 (2011)[edit]

The eleventh series began on 13 November 2011.[16] The official line-up was confirmed on 9 November 2011.[17]

Series 11: 13 November – 3 December 2011

     Team Snake Rock
     Team Croc Creek
     Entered after contestants were brought together
Celebrity Known for Entered Exited Finished
Dougie Poynter Singer Day 1 Day 21 1st
Mark Wright Reality TV Star Day 1 Day 21 2nd
Fatima Whitbread   Olympic Javelin Thrower Day 1 Day 20 3rd
Antony Cotton Actor Day 1 Day 20 4th
Willie Carson Jockey Day 1 Day 19 5th
Crissy Rock Actress and Comedian Day 1 Day 18 6th
Emily Scott Model and DJ Day 5 Day 17 7th
Jessica-Jane Clement TV Presenter and Model Day 1 Day 16 8th
Lorraine Chase Actress Day 1 Day 15 9th
Pat Sharp TV and Radio Presenter Day 3 Day 14 10th
Sinitta Singer Day 3 Day 13 11th
Stefanie Powers Actress Day 1 Day 12 12th
Freddie Starr Comedian Day 1 Day 3 13th

Series 12 (2012)[edit]

The twelfth series began on 11 November and ended on 1 December 2012.[18] The official line-up was revealed on 7 November 2012.

Series 12: 11 November – 1 December 2012

     Team Snake Rock
     Team Croc Creek
     Entered after contestants were brought together
Celebrity Known for Entered Exited Finished
Charlie Brooks Actress Day 1 Day 21 1st
Ashley Roberts   Singer Day 1 Day 21 2nd
David Haye Boxer Day 1 Day 20 3rd
Eric Bristow Darts Player Day 1 Day 19 4th
Hugo Taylor Reality TV Star Day 1 Day 18 5th
Rosemary Shrager Chef Day 5 Day 17 6th
Helen Flanagan Actress and Model Day 1 Day 16 7th
Colin Baker Actor Day 1 Day 15 8th
Linda Robson Actress Day 1 Day 13 9th
Limahl Singer Day 5 Day 12 10th
Nadine Dorries Politician Day 1 Day 11 11th
Brian Conley Actor and Comedian Day 1 Day 9 12th

Series 13 (2013)[edit]

The thirteenth series began airing on ITV on 17 November 2013.[19] The first advert for the series aired on 21 October 2013.[20] The line-up was confirmed on 13 November 2013.

Series 13: 17 November 2013 – 8 December 2013

     Team Snake Rock
     Team Croc Creek
     Entered after contestants were brought together
Celebrity Known for Entered Exited Finished
Kian Egan Singer Day 1 Day 22 1st
David Emanuel Fashion Designer Day 1 Day 22 2nd
Lucy Pargeter Actress Day 1 Day 21 3rd
Joey Essex Reality TV Star Day 1 Day 20 4th
Amy Willerton Model Day 1 Day 20 5th
Rebecca Adlington Olympic Swimmer Day 1 Day 19 6th
Alfonso Ribeiro Actor Day 1 Day 19 7th
Steve Davis Snooker Player Day 1 Day 18 8th
Matthew Wright TV Presenter Day 1 Day 17 9th
Vincent Simone Professional Dancer Day 5 Day 17 10th
Laila Morse Actress Day 1 Day 16 11th
Annabel Giles Model and TV Presenter Day 5 Day 15 12th

Series 14 (2014)[edit]

It was confirmed by Laura Whitmore, at the end of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! NOW! on 8 December 2013, that the show would return for its fourteenth series, with the start date later confirmed for 16 November 2014.[21][22] On 15 October 2014, a teaser for the upcoming series was released on the official website. On 11 November, the full list of celebrities was confirmed by ITV.[23] On 20 November, a further two campmates were confirmed to have joined the show.[24]

Series 14: 16 November 2014 – 7 December 2014

     Team Croc Creek/Rescuer
     Team Celebrity Slammer
     Entered after contestants were brought together
Celebrity Known for Entered Exited Finished
Carl "Foggy" Fogarty Superbike Racer Day 1 Day 23 1st
Jake Quickenden Singer Day 5 Day 23 2nd
Melanie Sykes TV Presenter and Model Day 1 Day 23 3rd
Edwina Currie Politician Day 5 Day 22 4th
Tinchy Stryder Rapper Day 1 Day 21 5th
Kendra Wilkinson Model and Reality TV Star Day 1 Day 21 6th
Vicki Michelle Actress Day 1 Day 20 7th
Michael Buerk TV Presenter Day 1 Day 19 8th
Nadia Forde Model and Singer Day 1 Day 18 9th
Jimmy Bullard Footballer Day 1 Day 17 10th
Craig Charles Actor Day 1 Day 4 11th
Gemma Collins Reality TV star Day 1 Day 3 12th

Series 15 (2015)[edit]

On 12 June 2014, it was confirmed that the show would return in 2015 under a new three year contract, with Laura Whitmore confirming the show's return on 7 December during Get Me Out of Here NOW! it was also confirmed by Ant and Dec at the end of the Coming Out show on the 10th December..[1]

Series records and statistics[edit]

Record Record holder Record information Series
Most voted winner Gino D'Acampo 83.42% Nine
Least voted winner Charlie Brooks 50.56% Twelve
Longest stay in camp Melanie Sykes 23 days Fourteen
Carl Fogarty 23 days Fourteen
Shortest stay in camp Elaine Lordan 1 Day Five
Most appearances Katie Price Katie appeared as a campmate in series 3 and 9 Three
Nine
Peter Andre Peter appeared as a campmate in series 3 and a guest in series 11 Three
Eleven
Most bush tucker trials Janice Dickinson 10 trials in total. Seven
Katie Price 10 trials in total. (4 in series three and 6 in series nine) Three
Nine
Most consecutive bush tucker trials Helen Flanagan Voted for 7 consecutive bushtucker trials Twelve

Series ratings[edit]

Series No. of shows Highest rating Lowest rating Average rating (millions)
1 15 10.95m (Show 15) 6.14m (Show 3) 7.57
2 15 12.73m (Show 15) 5.15m (Show 12) 8.55
3 17 14.99m (Show 17) 8.96m (Show 6) 11.02
4 16 11.43m 7.04m 8.66
5 16 12.35m 7.69m 9.42
6 17 10.05m 6.97m 8.01
7 19 8.84m 5.00m 7.34
8 20 10.19m (Show 14) 7.91m (Show 17) 8.77
9 19 10.86m (Day 7) 7.86m (Day 6) 9.37
10 19 13.48m 6.68m 9.70
11 19 11.10m (Show 1) 6.98m (Show 5) 9.64
12 19 11.51m (Show 1) 8.81m (Show 15) 9.97
13 20 13.05m 9.62m 10.66

I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! NOW![edit]

I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! NOW!
I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! NOW! Logo.png
Created by Granada Television (now part of ITV Studios)
Presented by
No. of series 14
Production
Running time 60 minutes (inc. adverts)
Broadcast
Original channel ITV2 (UK)
3e (ROI)
Picture format 576i: SDTV (2002–2010)
1080p: HDTV (2011–present)
Original run 27 August 2002 (2002-08-27) – present
Chronology
Related shows I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!

I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! NOW! is a companion show, broadcast on ITV2 in the UK and on 3e in the Republic of Ireland. It features behind-the-scenes footage of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! and shows the emotional responses of the contestants after they have been voted off.

Series 1 to 4 was filmed completely live in the UK, series 5–8 were filmed mainly live in Australia with a live co-presenter in the UK. Since series 9, the show has been filmed completely live in Australia with celebrity interviews based in London, shown through webcam.

History[edit]

In the first series, the show was presented by Irish TV presenter, Louise Loughman. In series 2–3, the show was presented by Mark Durden-Smith and Tara Palmer-Tomkinson. In series 4, Palmer-Tomkinson was absent and Durden-Smith was the only host. For the fifth series, Palmer-Tomkinson returned to present the show. However, Durden-Smith did not, as he decided to spend time with his children instead. He was replaced by Matt Brown. Palmer-Tomkinson did not return for series 6.

In series 6, Brendon Burns initially presented the show, but left after three episodes. This led to Durden-Smith returning for the rest of the series, where he presented from the UK. He was joined by new presenters Kelly Osbourne and Jeff Brazier (briefly Steve Wilson before Brazier took over), who presented from the jungle in Australia.[25] Also this series, a 5pm teatime programme, I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Exclusive, ran each weekday on ITV. It was co-hosted by series 5 runner-up Sheree Murphy and Phillip Schofield in 2006. It did not return for a second series.

For series 7–8, Matt Willis and his wife Emma took over from the previous hosts, Kelly Osbourne and Jeff Brazier, in Australia. Due to the couple having a child in early 2009, they did not return to present series 9. Durden-Smith also presented the show, from the UK, for the final time.

Series 9 to 10 saw new presenter, Caroline Flack, take over with roving reporter Joe Swash, email/people reporter Russell Kane, and a panel of celebrity pundits, which changed approximately every three to five days. For series 11, Flack left in order to present another ITV2 show, The Xtra Factor. She was replaced by Laura Whitmore Swash and Kane both stayed on for the eleventh series.

On 16 June 2012, it was announced that Kane would not return to Get Me Out of Here! NOW!.[26] He was replaced by stand-up comic Rob Beckett.[27] Whitmore, Swash and Beckett all returned to present the thirteenth and fourteenth series of the show.

Presenters[edit]

Various TV presenters and comedians have hosted the show since it began in 2002.

Series Year Presenter(s) Comedian UK co-presenter
1 2002 Louise Loughman N/A N/A N/A
2 2003 Tara Palmer-Tomkinson Mark Durden-Smith
3 2004
4 Mark Durden-Smith N/A
5 2005 Tara Palmer-Tomkinson Matt Brown
6 2006 Kelly Osbourne Steve Wilson
Jeff Brazier
Brendon Burns Mark Durden-Smith
7 2007 Emma Willis Matt Willis N/A
8 2008
9 2009 Caroline Flack Joe Swash Russell Kane N/A
10 2010
11 2011 Laura Whitmore[28][29]
12 2012 Rob Beckett
13 2013
14 2014

Specials[edit]

Series 3
Get Me Out of Here! NOW! Tuffer's Reveals All, 25 January 2004 8pm ITV2
I'm a Celebrity...Coming Out, 3 part series, 10–12 February 2004 10:30pm ITV2
Series 4
I'm a Celebrity...Top Ten Tiffs, Tears & Tantrums, 60-minute special, 16 November 2004 ITV2
I'm a Celebrity...Top Ten Trials, 60-minute special, 17 November 2004 ITV2
I'm a Celebrity...Top Ten Funny Moments, 60-minute special, 18 November 2004 ITV2
Get Me Out of Here! I'm Tuffers, 60-minute special, 19 November 2004 ITV2
Get Me Out of Here! I'm an Aussie, week long series, 6–10 December 2004 10:30pm ITV2
I'm a Celebrity...Coming Out, 90-minute special, 8 December 2004 9pm ITV
Series 5
Get Me Out of Here Now! Burrell Goes Back, November 2005 ITV2
I'm a Celebrity...Coming Out, 90-minute special, 7 December 2005 9pm ITV
Series 6
Get Me Out of Here Now! Thatch Goes Back, 12 November 2006 6:05pm ITV2
I'm a Celebrity...Coming out, 90-minute special, 3 December 2006 9pm ITV
Series 7
I'm a Celebrity...Coming Out, 90-minute special, 4 December 2007 9pm ITV
Series 8
Get Me Out of Here Now! Biggins Goes Back, 14 November 2008 9pm ITV2
I'm a Celebrity...Coming Out, 90-minute special, 7 December 2008 9pm ITV
I'm a Celebrity...Coming Home, 60-minute special, 21 December 2008, 7pm ITV2
Series 9
I'm a Celebrity...Coming Out, 60-minute special, 7 December 2009 9pm ITV
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Unforgettable Trials, 8 December 2009 9pm ITV2
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Jungle Gems, 9 December 2009 9pm ITV2
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Jungle Kings and Queens, 10 December 2009 9pm ITV2
Series 10
I'm a Celebrity...Coming Out, 60-minute special, 6 December 2010 9pm ITV
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Bushtucker Best Bits, 7 December 2010 6:30pm ITV2
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Jungle Juicy Bits, 8 December 2010 7pm ITV2
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Jungle Royals, 9 December 2010 7pm ITV2
Series 11
I'm a Celebrity...Coming Out, 60-minute special, 5 December 2011 9pm ITV
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Bushtucker Best Bits, 6 December 2011 9pm ITV2
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Jungle Gold, 7 December 2011 9pm ITV2
Series 12
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Top Trials, 2 December 2012 5:45pm ITV2
I'm a Celebrity...Coming Out, 60-minute special, 5 December 2012 8pm ITV
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Golden Moments, 7 December 2012 7pm ITV2
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Hall of Fame, 7 December 2012 8pm ITV2
Series 13
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here Now! Trials and Tribulations, 9 December 2013 8pm ITV2
I'm a Celebrity...Coming Out, 60-minute special, 11 December 2013 8pm ITV
Series 14
I'm a Celebrity...Coming Out, 60-minute special, 10 December 2014 8pm ITV

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