ITV ‘cancel’ The Masked Dancer for 2023 in schedule shake-up



The Masked Dancer is a spin-off to the much-loved competition The Masked Singer. But after only two previous series, ITV has reportedly announced the show will not be returning to screens in 2023 after its launch in 2021, despite the popularity of its sister show.

As the broadcaster clears its schedule for the Rugby World Cup later this year, the guessing game show has been postponed.

According to The Sun, a source claimed the sporting event would be replacing the competition.

They said: “Fans will be gutted, but The Masked Dancer is being rested for 2023.

“Instead, ITV are showing the Rugby World Cup over the autumn.” has approached ITV for comment.


“This doesn’t mean it can’t come back in 2024, and ITV have plans for other specials like The Masked Singer I’m A Celeb show,” the source added.

Last October, US actress Heather Morris ended up winning the mystery talent show.

After weeks of taking to the stage disguised as Scissors, she was crowned the winner.

The Glee star was the last contestant to be unmasked, and it seems there will be no more The Masked Dancer revelations for now.

Two more famous faces were unmasked on Saturday’s The Masked Singer.

The double elimination ended up being Jacket Potato, who’s identity had viewers divided for weeks, and Jellyfish.

The latter was revealed to be Glee and Dreamgirls stage star, Amber Riley, while Jacket Potato was unmasked as Richie Sambora.

The Bon Jovi star left the judges as stunned, but many fans of the series had predicted he was under the costume. – ChatGPT autoblogging and content curation plugin for WordPress