Ant and Dec break social media silence with announcement after quitting Saturday Night Takeaway

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The Geordie duo are back on our screens on Friday (May 19) on ITV1

Presenters Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly have broken their social media silence with an exciting I’m A Celebrity South Africa series announcement. 

On Thursday (May 18) the pair revealed they would be stepping down from presenting Saturday Night Takeaway to “catch their breaths”. 

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The duo have confirmed they will end their run - at least for the time being - on series 20 and promise to make it one to remember. The light entertainment show has been on screens since 2002.

In a video, Ant said: "We love making Saturday Night Takeaway, but reaching the milestone of 20 series seemed like the perfect time to pause for a little while and catch our breath.”

Dec added: "We still have a momentous 20th series to look forward to first so we will do our best to go out (for now) with a bang in 2024."

Thankfully, the pair will be back on our screens on Friday (May 19) on ITV1 to share unseen clips from the I’m A Celebrity South Africa series after Myleene Klass was crowned the first All Stars legend.

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Sharing a picture of themselves during filming for the series, Ant and Dec wrote: “We thought we’d already peaked here... but there's more! Catch the hour-long special of unseen moments from #ImACeleb South Africa on @itv tonight from 9pm.”

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