Is THIS Coronation Street Star Going To Be The New Host Of Blind Date?!

It's going to be tough stepping into the exceptional shoes of the late, great Cilla Black...

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Yes, you heard that right... BLIND DATE is coming back.  

Get ready to cringe like you've never cringed before!

The dating show, famously fronted by the late, great Cilla Black, pits three women or three men against each other to secure the next love of their lives... sort of. 

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All we can remember about it is a lorra lorra laughter. Do you see what we did there?!

But according to the latest reports, one Coronation Street lady is on track to step into Cilla's patent leather high heels when the show returns on Channel 5. 

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So, who is it? Apparently it's the lovely Catherine Tyldesley! 

Catherine, who plays Eva Price in Corrie, is in secret talks with show bosses, according to the Daily Star. She apparently put herself forward for the job after fellow soap alum Helen Flanagan was rumoured to be in the running! 

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The much-loved dating show was hosted by Cilla for nearly 20-years before she decided to step away from the matchmaking scene in 2003. 

Other stars who are reported to be in the running to host the show are Vicky Pattison, Olly Murs, Georgia May Foote and even Kylie Minogue. 

If you're starting to feel a little bit excited, you don't have long to wait! There will be around six to eight episodes aired on Friday nights later this year. 

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What do you think? Will Catherine Tyldesley make a good host? 

Let us know your thoughts below... 

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