Cat Deeley and Ben Shephard ‘may only last a couple of years’ on This Morning

The pair's This Morning fate might not be a good one...

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Ben Shephard and Cat Deeley made their This Morning hosting debut this week – but recently they were dealt a blow.

The presenting pair faced a devastating prediction of their This Morning fate, just months after Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield made shock exits from the programme. But just how long will Ben and Cat last?

The new hosting partners may not be gracing the This Morning sofa for as long as we expected. In fact, a betting site has given a damning prediction of their time on the show.

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How long will Ben Shephard and Cat Deeley last on This Morning?

A spokesperson for explained: “Our traders think that the new This Morning pairing will last around the 2 year mark as a hosting partnership.”

The site gave the hosting duo odds of 7/4 of only lasting under one year on the ITV show.

Cat Deeley laughing on This Morning
Cat Deeley has joined Ben Shephard as a This Morning host (Credit: This Morning via Youtube / ITV)

Ben Shephard and Cat Deeley’s This Morning debut

Cat and Ben made their debut on This Morning as the new hosts on March 11. This Morning viewers were divided over Ben and Cat’s new role though.

This really feels like a very special moment for Cat and I to be part of the next chapter of This Morning.

Ben gushed about his This Morning role recently, announcing: “This really feels like a very special moment for Cat and I to be part of the next chapter of This Morning. It’s an honour to be trusted with the reigns, join Alison and Dermot and all the team that work on and off screen and do such a great job.”

Ben Shephard smiling on Good Morning Britain
Ben Shephard has left GMB for This Morning (Credit: Good Morning Britain via Youtube / ITV)

Who is replacing Ben on GMB?

Elsewhere, bookies are chiming in on who will take over Ben’s role on GMB. GMB regular and Lingo host Adil Ray is the favourite to take Ben’s spot.

Read more: Why This Morning star Ben Shephard is ‘more comfortable and confident’ than Cat Deeley: ‘She’s still finding her feet’

According to, he is currently 5/2 to replace Ben. Ed Balls and Rylan Clark follow closely behind with odds of 4/1.


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