The Strictly judge would love his former co-star to get the job.
The special also saw the return of former judge Bruno Tonioli.
The tough judge told rival Will Mellor he could "teach Tyler a thing or two" about hip rotation.
All the gossip you might have missed from the ballroom and beyond this week.
The judge said contestants have to try and win votes.
A spokesperson for the show insisted the judges 'adore each other'.
Anton Du Beke said Shirley Ballas must have had her reasons for the decisions as head judge.
Craig Revel Horwood was not impressed with the 'Coronation Street' star.
Du Beke has been made a judge now that Bruno Tonioli is leaving.
The 'Strictly' judge proves he's up for a laugh in this weekend's show.
The dance show judge was not Mr Nasty for once.
Craig Revel Horwood has his sights set on defeating Ed Sheeran and Elton John in the festive chart battle.
The singer and actor will take Craig Revel Horwood's seat for musicals week.
Craig Revel Horwood loved the boys' Rhumba so much he wants to dance it at his wedding.
Revel Horwood said the actor looked like he was recovering from hip surgery, while Anton Du Beke said it was uncomfortable to watch.
Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood has opened up about his early life, saying that dancing was his therapy in helping him overcome the difficulties of growing up with an alcoholic and abusive father.
Strictly Come Dancing's Craig Revel Horwood has said he 'doesn't think he'll ever be happy' and that he wants to keep learning all the time.
Strictly Come Dancing's no-nonsense judge Craig Revel Horwood claims he's not allowed to use the word 'balls' on the popular BBC show.
Craig Revel Horwood appeared alongside Kate Thornton on a live edition of the White Wine Question Time podcast.
The long-standing judge will be replaced this series.
'Fake or Fortune?' is back and there's a potential Henry Moore sculpture to investigate.
There's an unusual new dating show to check out on Netflix, while another programme explores the life and career of Les Dawson.
The judge said being in bubbles put a 'dampener' on the so-called curse.
The TV judge is usually known for his scathing comments.
Four couples have made it through to the final on BBC One.