The much-anticipated relaunch of Dancing On Ice is back with a bang after being off air for three years.
But there’s already been a shock axing, as the new voice over star Matt Chapman was dropped from the ITV series after complaints from viewers.
Matt has since spoken out about leaving the show, after the news he has been replaced by another commentator.
But who is his replacement Sam Matterface? Here’s all you need to know about the star:
Sam Matterface is replacing Matt Chapman on Dancing On Ice [Sam Matterface/Twitter]
Sam Matterface is an English sports broadcaster and radio commentator.
The talkSPORT host and football commentator previously worked for Sky Sports News, and has worked with ITV for the World Cup and the European Championships.
Sam was previously married to Natalie Sawyer, whom he met at Sky Sports News, and the pair share a son named Sawyer Matterface – while Sam and wife Natalie divorced in 2014.
Dancing On Ice: Sam Matterface has been announced as the new commentator [Rex]
Matt Chapman failed to impress fans during the Dancing On Ice 2018 launch on January 7th, due to his different style of voice over.
Amid conflicting reports of him quitting the show, with it claimed he was axed by ITV, Matt has since been replaced.
Matt spoke out about his exit and sent a message to Sam Matterface on learning he would be replaced.
Dancing On Ice: Matt Chapman was reportedly axed by ITV [ITV]
Sam’s first show as the new Dancing On Ice voice over will be on Sunday 14th January 2018.