HomePreviewsSplash! Returns To ITV on Sat 4 Jan 2014 @ 7.20pm Mem TV December 27, 2013 Previews Celebrity reality diving show (yes we did just say that) Splash! is back for another run of 7 episodes from 4 January 2014 @ 7.20pm on ITV. Those taking part in the new series include Gemma Merna and TOWIE’s Gemma Collins as well as Diversity dancer Perri Kiely, 18, Michaela Strachan, 47, and Ricky Groves, 45.Once again the series is presided over by Olympic Bronze medal and British and European Championship winner Tom Daley. Hostes are Gabby Logan and Vernon Kay.The series sees the celebrities mix determination, drive and daredevil stunts after being trained by a team of professional coaches. As they push their limits and overcome their fears will they master the grace, skill, athleticism and accuracy needed, to perform dives from the high board?The famous faces perform live each week in the electric atmosphere of a packed Olympic size pool – in front of a panel of expert judges as the public vote for their favourites. Back on the judging panel are Team GB’s Diving coach Andy Banks, comedienne, writer and actress Jo Brand and former Olympic diving medalist Leon Taylor.At the end of each show, the contestant at the top of the leader board will go through to the semi-final whilst the next two contestants face a Splash!-off. The judges will then decide which diver was the most successful in the Splash!-off and they too will go through to the semi-final.Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards was the 2013 winner but who will be crowned 2014 Splash! winner?Splash is based on an Eyeworks format and will be produced by Twofour. It was commissioned by ITV’s Director of Entertainment and Comedy Elaine Bedell and Commissioning Editor Asif Zubairy and will be executive produced by Claire Horton of Twofour.