TV bosses planning live Christmas TOWIE
Bosses at ITV are reportedly planning a live episode of The Only Way Is Essex at Christmas.
Viewers may even see fan favourite Amy Childs make a shock return in the festive show - but chiefs are determined to avoid disaster by banning the stars from downing booze.
A source tells The Sun, "Doing an episode live is a high-risk strategy but everyone is excited about it.
"We've banned any booze because we don't want any funny business happening. The last thing that we need is them all getting a bit of Dutch courage and it ending up kicking off."
However, the insider added, "Nothing has been decided yet - even the cast don't know they're doing this."
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