Friday's TV pick: Text Santa

Published Friday, Dec 20 2013, 07:00 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Text Santa, 2013, Fri 20 Dec


Ant and Dec, Phillip Schofield, Holly Willoughby, Christine Bleakley and Paddy McGuinness are the hosts of ITV's annual Text Santa appeal.

The theme is hats, so we're all being encouraged to gets out head gear on for 'Hattitude Day' and donate £1. The charities benefitting are Age UK, Barnardo's, BeatBullying, British Heart Foundation, CLIC Sargent and Help the Hospices.

Plenty of other celebs will be lending a helping hand on the night with The Big Reunion bands performing their cover of Wizzard's Christmas classic hit: I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday.

Characters of Emmerdale are also appearing in a special Text Santa sketch, there's a unique edition of Take Me Out, and Cheryl Cole visits the Rovers in an exclusive Corrie.

Text Santa, ITV, 7pm