Though it might seem an unlikely show to be impacted by the pandemic since it's a studio-based reality format, one big problem has been getting American comedian Ken Jeong across the pond because he judges the US version too.
For the time being, ITV has decided that Jeong will be sticking with his commitments to The Masked Singer US until 2022, with comedian Mo Gilligan joining the show as a new judge.
ITV hints that Jeong is still hoping to make "an appearance or two" throughout the season in some form, though probably not as one of the masked celebs!
Gilligan has been a rising comedy star over on Channel 4, both as a sidekick on The Big Narstie Show and more recently on his own Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan.
"It's a real privilege to be joining The Masked Singer team," he said. "It's one of the funniest shows out there and I'm really proud to play my small part to help bring a little bit of joy to the nation."
Gilligan joins fellow Masked Singer UK judges Davina McCall, Rita Ora and Jonathan Ross as well as presenter Joel Dommett for the second series as they try to identify 12 new celebrities across 8 episodes.
"I had so much fun on season one of The Masked Singer UK, I told the team nothing short of a global pandemic would stop me from coming back for season two," Jeong has joked. "I am gutted because I truly love working with Joel, Rita, Davina, Jonathan and everyone at Bandicoot and ITV.
"I hope, when things start to normalise, I can return and offer my expertise on all things British, like the Australian Open. Please take care, be safe, and as the title of the show suggests, wear a mask.”
Host Joel Dommett is just ready to start guessing who's under those oversized masks once again, recently admitting on Martin and Roman's Sunday Best: "I'm so excited to be a part of the show I absolutely love."
The Masked Singer UK will return to ITV in 2021.
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