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Fans are saying same thing about Alison Hammond and Dermot O'Leary's This Morning debut

The new presenters replaced Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford's usual Friday slot

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Francesca Shillcock
Senior Features Writer
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Viewers all had a similar reaction while watching Alison Hammond and Dermot O'Leary make their This Morning debut on Friday's show.

Taking to social media, plenty expressed their praise for the new weekly presenters, who took over from Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford.

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One person was particularly loving Alison, who's known for her joyful personality and iconic laugh. They tweeted: "Already loving Alison and Dermot! Love these two they are so funny #ThisMorning."

WATCH: Alison Hammond and Dermot O'Leary instantly delight fans with first show on This Morning

Another wrote: "Absolutely crying with Dermot and Alison when that lady threw the asparagus on her floor. #ThisMorning," while a third simply put: "God this is amazing already LOVE Alison and Dermot #ThisMorning." 

Alison and Dermot were clearly thrilled to be on the programme for the first time, with Alison welcoming audiences as they came on the air. "Hello and welcome to your Friday This Morning! It's so lovely to have you!" she beamed before the two began singing and dancing to Bill Withers' Just the Two of Us, no doubt leaving viewers in stitches within minutes.

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The two made their debut on Friday

Alison and Dermot's first show comes soon after it was announced that Eamonn and Ruth would be stepping down from their usual weekly hosting roles and instead filling in for Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby during holiday breaks. 

Back in December, Ruth and Eamonn reacted to the news by posting messages to their fans on social media. Eamonn shared an image of him and his wife accepting a National Television Award, writing in the caption: "We bow out of 15 years of our Friday slot on This Morning today. Thanks for the memories, hope we made some for you too. Until February, may it be a Happy Christmas to you all."

Ruth also said her goodbyes via Instagram, "It's a changing of the guard on Fridays from January. We hope you make Alison and Dermot as welcome as you've made us over the years. Have a Ball you two! It's not Goodbye from us, it's simply Au Revoir until the next half term."

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