Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway will return in 2014 for a new series, it's been confirmed.
ITV today announces the recommission of Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, confirming that the hugely popular series, from the twelve time National TV Award winners, is to return to screens in 2014.
Produced by ITV Studios, Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway is currently averaging an impressive 7.1 million so far this series; making it the show’s most watched series since 2005.
Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway exploded back onto screens this February with a host of huge scale stunts, hilarious sketches, and appearances from a whole host of A List stars.
Cameras have been turned on members of the public as the Geordie duo have sprung surprises on both the studio audience and viewers live around the UK, with plenty of amazing prizes on offer.
Countless celebrities, from Alan Carr, David Walliams, Ashley Roberts, Sharon Osborne to Sir Terry Wogan have been live in the studio each week; introducing or taking part in the show and the challenges.
There have been laugh out loud antics in I'm a Celebrity Get Out Of Me Ear with Emma Bunton, Aled Jones, and Louis Walsh talking into a banana.
The nation have fallen in love with a new Little Ant and Dec, who have interviewed a host of names including Mila Kunis and Simon Cowell.
Each episode has rounded off with a show-stopping End Of The Show Show, including Robbie Williams, the cast of Riverdance and the now legendary one time performance of Let’s Get Ready to Rhumble; which has subsequently rocketed up the charts.
Ant said, "We've been overwhelmed by the positive reaction to this series, especially after four years off air."
Dec added, "We've absolutely loved every minute of the shows this year and can't wait to get working on another series for next year. "