What time is The Masked Dancer on tonight and who are the judges?

The Masked Dancer is back! (Picture: ITV)

After the success of the first series which saw (aka gymnast ), is back on ITV tonight.

The all-dancing accompaniment to the popular The Masked Singer franchise, The Masked Dancer sees a celebrity cast attempt to baffle, bewilder and bamboozle the panel and viewers with their fancy footwork and dazzling dance moves whilst covered from head to toe in extravagant and elaborate costumes. 

is back to present the show, with some new and familiar faces joining the judging panel.

Here’s all you need to know…

What time is The Masked Dancer on?

The Masked Dancer on ITV.

The episode will be available to watch on ITV Hub if you miss it, or want to rewatch to inspect for deeper clues.

This year, Mo Gilligan isn’t returning to the panel due to a clash with touring commitments.

With some returning faces and some new, the viewers will be looking to these people to help them guess their way through the show.

Jonathan Ross

Jonathan Ross is returning as a judge (Picture: Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

The comedian is back for more masked fun.

Speaking about series two, he said: ‘It looks amazing. The costumes are, I think, even better than ever. The characters are wonderful. They’ll be characters that the kids fall in love with and some really cool characters that I think the grown-ups will love.’

‘The people under the masks are even more impressive and harder to guess.’

Davina McCall

Davina is another returning favourite (Picture: PA)

Davina is also back for more – but don’t expect her to give away any clues. She recently revealed .

Oti Mabuse

As the only trained dancer on the show, Oti will be watching closely (Picture: PA)

Strictly Come Dancing pro is ready to use her expertise on the dancing celebs.

Speaking about the series, she said: ‘This series is amazing. I think the standard of dancing is higher. There’s a lot more diversity in the style of dances that the contestants are doing.’

Peter Crouch

Peter Crouch is joining the panel, replacing comedian Mo Gilligan (Picture: PA)

Former footballer is swapping matches for masks

Describing his time on the show, Crouch said: ‘It’s madness. Completely different to anything that I’ve ever done before.’

‘My kids love the show. I played football for England and Liverpool, I played in Cup finals, played in the Premier League and played in World Cups but my kids, the only thing they want to talk to me about is The Masked Dancer. They absolutely love it.’

The panel will also be joined by some very special guests throughout the series, ITV confirm.

The Masked Dancer airs tonight at 6:30pm on ITV

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