Schofield stepped down from the breakfast show after 21 years at the helm with Alison Hammond the favourite to take over
The star said he has been followed in shops because of the colour of his skin.
A large black animal was spotted prowling on the banks of a lake behind Andi Peters on the ITV breakfast show.
TV presenter Andi Peters was reunited with Emma Forbes and Edd the Duck on his first day standing in on ITV’s Lorraine.
The 50-year-old will be the first black male host to present 'Lorraine'.
The former children's TV presenter began his career aged 19 in The Broom Cupboard with Edd the Duck in 1989.
Viewers were moved by the star's heartfelt speech.
GMB presenter Piers Morgan and Andi Peters discussed the systemic racism that exists in the entertainment industry.
Andi Peters has reaffirmed his reputation for being a national treasure after taking a huge swipe at Liam Neeson on live television.
The presenter ran away from a small dog live on air.
CBBC has always been a breeding ground for broadcasting talent. So what happened to those Broom Cupboard dwellers from back in the day? Image credits: Rex Features/BBC/Twitter