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Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway

  • Episode: 

    5 of 7

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Sat 19 Mar 2016
  • TX Confirmed: 

    Yes
  • Time: 

    7.10pm - 8.40pm
  • Week: 

    Week 12 2016 : Sat 19 Mar - Fri 25 Mar
  • Channel: 

    ITV
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Episode 5
 
In his toughest role yet, Hollywood superhero Hugh Jackman is this week's guest announcer. He is joined by his Eddie the Eagle co-star Taron Egerton.
 
Ant and Dec are still on the run in the penultimate episode of Who Shot Simon Cowell? but Dec discovers the real shooter. And in a spectacular, one night only West End showdown, the cast of two heavyweight musicals appear in The End of the Show Show.
 
Peter Crouch and Abbey Clancy put themselves at the mercy of Ant and Dec in this week's instalment of I'm A Celebrity...Get Out Of Me Ear!
 
As they meet a series of children's party planners, the pair are tasked with all manner of challenges - from Peter playing hide and seek, to Abbey massaging his feet mid conversation, to spontaneously staging a conga line.
 
In this exclusive clip, a framed portrait from the couple's wedding day arrives, but Peter explains to Abbey 'They've done it again!' - as they unwrap the picture to find the 6ft 7 footballer's head has been cut out of the frame.
 
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Plus the Fickle Finger of Fate will once again decide which audience member will play Win the Ads in the only show that says don’t just watch the adverts - win ‘em!
 
 
Series overview
 
The ultimate family entertainment show is back as Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway returns to ITV, complete with big name showbiz guests, high octane stunts and challenges, ambitious undercover set ups and a whole host of live shocks and surprises to unleash upon both the studio audience and the viewers at home.
 
The only series on TV that lets its audience ‘win the ads’ returns with a star packed blockbuster whodunit, its biggest ever viewer giveaway, a series finale like never before, and a new presenter, as Stephen Mulhern takes the reigns as the host of Ant vs Dec.
 
The series features a brand new comedy whodunit Who Shot Simon Cowell?, which sees the TV talent show supremo gunned down at a birthday party, with a host of famous faces in the frame – including David Walliams, Keith Lemon, Louis Walsh, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon, Olly Murs, Caroline Flack, Stacey Solomon, Ashleigh and Pudsey, Diversity, and even Ant and Dec themselves. In a plot masterminded by Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall, can detectives Kevin Whately and Emilia Fox crack the case and determine which of Cowell’s celebrity friends pulled the trigger? Expect more twists and turns than an Agatha Christie novel as the mystery unravels…
 
Ant and Dec’s TV offspring, the inimitable Little Ant and Dec, will be asking a range of international superstars the questions that no one else dares to.
 
For the first time in the show’s history, Ant and Dec will step out of the studio to present the entire series finale live from the deck of a cruise ship on the Mediterranean, and in its biggest on air competition to date, up to 150 lucky viewers will have a chance to win a two week stay on the same very ship.
 
Meanwhile, with 7:26pm on a Saturday night scientifically proven to be the happiest minute of the week, we’ll be celebrating by giving some deserving Takeaway viewers one minute they will never ever forget.
 
Every show will sign off in spectacular style when as some of the world’s biggest and best performers take to the Takeaway stage for a one-off performance in the End of Show Show.
 
Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway is an ITV Studios production for ITV.