Alison Hammond and Dermot O'Leary pay tribute to Phillip Schofield after his exit from This Morning

Alison Hammond and Dermot O'Leary, the new temporary hosts of ITV's This Morning, paid tribute to former presenter Phillip Schofield after his exit from the show calling him the 'best live television broadcaster'.

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DERMONT O'LEARY: Hello, and welcome to Monday's "This Morning."

ALISON HAMMOND: Now, we can't start today's show without paying tribute to the man who spent the last two decades sitting on this morning sofa, Phillip Schofield.

DERMONT O'LEARY: So as a show, everyone on and off screen at ITV and "This Morning" want to say a huge thank you to Phil for what he's done to make the show such a success over the last 21 years.

ALISON HAMMOND: Quite simply, we all know, is one of the best live television broadcasters this country has ever had. And we and all the team wish him all the best for the future.