ITVBe announced the return date for the hour-long festive special of the reality show and there's only two weeks to go.
In a first for the show, the likes of James 'Arg' Argent, Lydia Bright, Georgia Kousoulou and Kate Wright, Tommy Mallet and Dan Edgar headed to Scotland to film scenes in a castle.
Not everyone made it to Scotland, as the likes of Jake Hall and Chloe Lewis were getting festive at a Santa's grotto.
And, in recent news, former star Lauren Goodger is apparently making a return to the show! According to reports, the Christmas special is set to have a string of old faces pop up including Mario Falcone and Gemma Collins, but sources have said TOWIE bosses are keen for Lauren to stay.
At the weekend the cast gathered at Woodhall Manor in Suffolk for a Christmas party, and the girls fully embraced the ice princess theme.
And of course, there's still lots of unanswered questions following the end of series 16.
Are Pete Wicks and Jessica Wright officially dating? And is Jess back on speaking terms with Lewis Bloor? Could romance be on the cards for Nicole Bass and Michael Hassini? Will Danielle and James 'Lockie' Lock rekindle their romance? And Will Arg finally pop the question to Lydia?
Who's excited to see our Essex faves back on screen! We certainly are!
TOWIE: 10pm, 16 December on ITVBe.
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