Jane McDonald, the former Loose Women star who stepped in as the last-minute host of the British Soap Awards in June, will not be returning for the 2025 edition of the ceremony. ITV has confirmed that the Awards have been removed from its 2024 schedule but will return in 2025, following the show's successful reception in 2023, with consolidated figures of 2.9 million and doubled audience figures year on year.
While Jane McDonald has not yet commented on the surprising removal of the Awards or her potential permanent hosting role, she expressed her excitement before hosting the show earlier this year. She shared her love for soap operas and how honored she was to be mentioned in popular shows like Corrie, EastEnders, and Emmerdale. Jane's fans were thrilled by her hosting stint and praised her calm, professional demeanor.
Although Jane won't be seen at the British Soap Awards next year, she has another reason to celebrate later in the year. She was nominated for 'Favourite Presenter' in the TV Times Awards 2023 for her show 'Jane McDonald: Lost in Japan.' Jane shared the nomination with her fans and urged them to vote for her. Her followers expressed their support and praised her deserving nomination.
Jane McDonald's recent fashion choice also garnered attention. She dazzled fans with a daring curve-hugging outfit, sparking a huge response from her fanbase. News Readers will continue to follow Jane McDonald's career and keep readers updated on her future projects.