Why are Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield not on This Morning today?

19 October 2020, 09:51

Holly and Phil aren't on This Morning today
Holly and Phil aren't on This Morning today. Picture: ITV/Instagram

Where are Holly and Phil on This Morning and when will they be back?

As we head into another week of uncertainty, This Morning is back on our screens to bring some normality.

But this week, hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield won’t be presenting, instead replaced by Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford.

So, where are Holly and Phil and why are they not on the show today? Here’s what we know…

Why are Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield not on This Morning today?

Holly and Phillip are taking time off for the October half term for the next two weeks.

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield are not on This Morning today
Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield are not on This Morning today. Picture: ITV

39-year-old Holly will no doubt be spending time with her husband Dan Baldwin and their three children, Harry Belle and Chester during the school holidays.

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Friday hosts Ruth and Eamonn will be filling in on the show until they return on November 2.

Eamonn wrote on Instagram on Sunday: "Yes , us ... Mon - Thurs. October half term from 10am. I kid you not."

Ruth posted a video of herself on Monday morning as she walked down the hallway of the ITV studios, panning to a photo of her and her husband on the wall.

She wrote alongside it: "It’s half term so me & him indoors @eamonnholmes are on @thismorning this week....hope you can join us @itv 10.00 - 12.30 #monday #thismorning #husband."

Good Morning Britain hosts Susanna Reid and Piers Morgan are also taking two weeks off work to spend time with their families during the half term,

On Monday morning, new presenter Sean Fletcher handed over to Kate Garraway and Ranvir Singh at 6:30am, leaving viewers confused.

One person wrote on Twitter: "Wheres Piers & Suzanna??? #gmb."

"Where's Piers ?? got up early to watch #GMB @piersmorgan,” another wrote.

A third concurred: "Where is @piersmorgan ? #gmb.”

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