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The One Show airs tonight (Friday, July 10) at 7pm on BBC One. Alex Jones has been missing from the green sofa this week and actress Kym Marsh has temporarily replaced her. When will Alex Jones return to The One Show? Express.co.uk has everything you need to know.
When will Alex Jones return to The One Show?
Former Coronation Street actress Kym Marsh has been presenting The One Show.
Kym is stepping in to host the show in Alex’s absence for the next two weeks.
Jones is expected to return to The One Show on Monday, July 20.
At the moment, Jones is joined on the show by journalist Amol Rajan.
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Alex is currently on a two-week holiday after spending 16 weeks without seeing her family.
On Friday’s show (July 3) Jones announced her two-week hiatus from presenting duties.
She was joined by her replacement, Kym, and assured fans she would return on Monday, July 20.
Alex said: “It’s been a real privilege to come to work every day with all of you lot and thanks for being the reason, as well as my family, for getting me through this really weird time.
“Honestly it’s been a real honour to be here doing this job.
“It’s only two weeks and I will see you on the 20th and thank you to you Al [Alex Scott] as always.”
The presenter also got emotional when her mother appeared on the screen via video link.
When her mother, Mary, popped up on the screen, Alex said: “Oh hiya mum, it’s only gonna be, how many days now? five?”
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Mary answered through tears: “It’s been four very long months.”
Co-host Alex Scott said: “And we do have to let everyone know, that Al, you have been keeping us all entertained during the whole of lockdown.
“Working so hard to keep smiles on everyone’s faces and you are going away for two weeks. It is fully deserved.”
Alex had been unable to see her family due to the coronavirus travel restrictions.
Over the UK’s three-month lockdown, Jones hosted ever episode of The One Show and has taken a well-deserved break.
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She has been posting snaps of her family at the beach on her Instagram account.
In one photo of her husband and young son paddling in the sea, Jones captioned the picture: “These are the days.”
On The One Show tonight, Kym and Amol will talk to comedian Jack Whitehall about his new BBC show, Jack Whitehall’s Sporting Nation.
Double BRIT Award winner James Bay will also perform his new single.
After tonight’s instalment of The One Show, Kym and Amol will be replaced by another presenting duo.
Strictly Come Dancing star Alex Scott will replace Kym and she will be joined by Gethin Jones.
The One Show airs tonight at 7pm on BBC One
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