Breaking news: Second series of The Big Fish Off confirmed

After weeks of speculation, the second series of ITV4’s The Big Fish Off has been confirmed.

Korda media chief and co-presenter Ali Hamidi said: “We've known for some time, but couldn't comment until official sign-off had happened by the heads of ITV.”

“Filming starts in May, and we hope to hit ITV again in Feb 2016 for another five-show bonanza! Trust us, it'll be worth the wait.”

The news comes shortly after the finale of the five-episode first series, which also stars Dean Macey and aired on ITV4 throughout February and March, receiving impressive viewing figures throughout its run.

More news regarding the celebrities involved and other details will be released soon.