Christine Bleakley is one of the most popular faces on British television. She presents ITV1's Dancing on Ice alongside Philip Schofield, with whom she also hosted ITV1's charity initiative Text Santa in December last year. Christine's first fitness DVD Christine Bleakley: The Workout (released January 2012), features Christine alongside her sister Nicola.
In June 2010 Christine signed to ITV to continue her successful on-screen relationship with Adrian Chiles on the new, revamped breakfast show Daybreak and was crowned Ultimate TV Presenter at the Cosmopolitan Women Of The Year awards. In May 2011 Christine hosted The National Movie Awards live on ITV1, and she has also recently fronted three one-off specials featuring exclusive performances by some of music's best loved bands in Westlife: For The Last Time, Duran Duran: One Night Only and Simply Red: For The Last Time (all ITV1).
Christine presented The One Show (BBC One) for 3 years until June 2010 with Adrian Chiles, reaching highs of 7 million viewers, as well as appearing on Strictly Come Dancing (BBC One) and as part of Sport Relief where she famously water-skied across the English Channel in March 2010.
Christine began her TV career in Northern Ireland on shows such as Let Me Entertain You and First Stop for BBC Northern Ireland, as well as presenting Sky High (BBC Two NI, 2004), where she flew around the country in a helicopter. She has appeared on Would I Lie To You? (BBC One), Shooting Stars (BBC Two), Chris Moyles Quiz Night (Channel 4) and Channel 4's Comedy Gala at the O2 Arena. In January 2009, Christine visited Uganda for a series of short films for Comic Relief.
11th July 2014 -
Both Amanda Holden and Christine Bleakley will be covering for This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby when she goes on maternity leave this September. 43-year-old Holden will be co-hosting with Phillip Schofield on the ITV show...
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