Gogglebox's Pete Sandiford surprised fans during Friday night's episode as he announced he's to become a dad.

The Channel 4 star revealed the exciting news as he made his latest appearance on the show alongside sister Sophie.

The news was initial told by Sophie, 24, who said to her older brother: "My niece or nephew," before asking: "Does it look like me?" as she help up a phone showing the scan picture of Pete's unborn baby with fiance Paige Yeomans.

Afterwards, Pete took to Instagram to share the news again, but in true Pete fashion.

He shared the sonogram of his unborn child but also included a small picture of his face within the image.

"I do have a hunch the baby might look like me....." Pete joked in the caption alongside the photo while tagging partner Paige and sister Sophie.

"Love all 3 of you (and r col) so so much @sandifordpete @paigeyeomans_," reffering to the growing family's pup Colin who made he TV debut a couple of weeks ago.

Pete's fellow Gogglebox stars rushed to offer their congratulations at news he's going to be a dad.

"Massive congratulations to you and Paige you’ll have to start making dad jokes now," Ellie Warner commented.

Tom Malone Jnr wrote: "Congratulations mate!!! Happy for you!!!"

"OMG CONGRATULATIONS!!" Paige Deville, who stars on the show alongside mum Sally, added.

Sophie was first to share the news

Also among the commentors was Paul Chuckle, of the Chuckle Brothers fame who is Pete and Sophie's great uncle.

He replied: "A very pretty baby mate ... congratulations to you and Paige, fantastic news #greatgreatunclepaul."

It's the second big announcement from Pete in a matter of weeks after he announced that he was engaged to Paige at the start of the current series of Gogglebox.