The new host of Blind Date is here and you’ll know him well

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In case you missed the news, Blind Date is making a comeback after 13 years of being off-air.

The show will hit the UK's Channel 5 later this year and after much speculation, the new host has finally been announced.

*Drum roll please*

Paul O'Grady is going to step into Cilla Black's shoes!

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The 61-year-old was BFFs with Cilla, who presented the show for a whopping 18 years.

After the news was announced, Paul said in a statement: "Blind Date is an incredibly special family show which brought laughter, tears and joy to TV viewers throughout the land.

"I am honoured to present the brand new series and after speaking to Channel 5, I know the series is in safe hands. I can't wait to see if we can find love."

We can't wait to see the new series.

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