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ITV bosses 'brainstorming ideas' for a Sam Thompson and Tony Bellew TV show

ITV bosses are said to be keen to offer Sam Thompson and Tony Bellew their own show off the back of their I'm A Celebrity bromance credit:Bang Showbiz
ITV bosses are said to be keen to offer Sam Thompson and Tony Bellew their own show off the back of their I'm A Celebrity bromance credit:Bang Showbiz

ITV bosses are said to be keen to offer Sam Thompson and Tony Bellew their own show off the back of their 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!' bromance.

The pair have developed a close friendship on the ITV show, which began with the 'Made in Chelsea' star keen to get to know his hero Tony.

And now, ITV producers are said to be "brainstorming ideas" for the pair, with a travel show potentially on the cards.

A source told The Sun newspaper: "The jungle always brews up unlikely friendships and bromances but we’ve not seen one like Sam and Tony’s before.

"What started off as annoyance is clearly now morphing into something more brotherly and it makes for great telly.

"Execs are brainstorming ideas but they want to look at something like a travel show."

Sam, 31, is currently the bookmakers favourite to be crowned King of the Jungle, with Tony, 40, second favourite for the title.

Tony's wife, Rachael Bellew, appeared on 'Good Morning Britain' on Tuesday (05.12.23) and admitted there is a chair with Sam's name on it at the Bellew household this Christmas if he wants it.

She said: "He’s just another child. There’s a chair around the Christmas table for him. The more the merrier."

Should the pals land a jungle spin-off show then it wouldn't be the first time ITV has created one off the back of a camp friendship.

Radio 1 DJ Jordan North and former 'Coronation Street' Beverley Callard became good pals during their time on the 20th series of 'I'm A Celebrity', when it took place at Gwrych Castle in Abergele, Wales, due to Australia being out of bounds due to coronavirus pandemic travel restrictions.

As a result of their friendship, Jordan and Beverley went on to land travel series 'Destination Wedding'.