The new series of 'Dancing with the Stars' kicked off on RTÉ last night and it has to be said, all that glitz and glammer is just what the doctor ordered on the always grim first weekend of January.

This third season sees broadcaster and 'Bridget and Eamon' star Jennifer Zamparelli taking over from Amanda Byram who hosted since it began in 2017. Whatever worries there might have been about Jennifer taking on the mammoth task of hosting a live TV show were squashed last night with Zamparelli proving she was more than up for the task.

"Me knees are knocking, my hands are sweaty, my head is thumping and I feel sick but apart from that I’m doing great,” she told co-host Nicky Byrne, but she certainly didn't look like that way, and viewers thought so too:

'Dancing with the Stars' is back on RTÉ One next Sunday where it's the turn of the ladies to take to the dance floor with their partners.