Mel Giedroyc returning for Eurovision show

Mel Giedroyc has said she is "giddy" with excitement about returning to host the Eurovision song selection show.

The ex Bake Off presenter and Eurovision "superfan" will be back to host Eurovision: You Decide, which is moving from BBC4 to BBC2 this year.

She said: "I am positively giddy for Eurovision 2017 and chuffed that Eurovision: You Decide is back! I've been hearing great things about the standard of the songs this year and I just wish January would hurry up so that I can hear the songs and meet the performers!

Mel Giedroyc
Mel Giedroyc (Ian West/PA)

"We've got an even bigger venue, exciting guest performers and a brilliant expert panel. It's going to be great."

The national song selection show for the UK entry will take place on January 27 live from the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith.

Performers will compete to represent the UK at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine.

The winner will be revealed on the night after a live public vote.

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