The TV presenter found himself in court on a drink drive charge in March this year
TV presenter Ant Mcpartlin has revealed he will not be returning to our screens until 2019 after a difficult year which saw him pleaded guilty to drink driving, end his marriage and book himself into rehab to deal with his problems.
Ant and Dec won't be back as a duo until 2019
Previously inseparable, Ant's presenting partner Declan Donnelly had to go it alone with the latter half of this year's series of Saturday Night Takeaway and Dec took the reins for the live shows of Britain's Got Talent.
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The TV presenter pleaded guilty to a drink driving charge
Just two months after winning a Best Presenter National Television Award (NTA) for the 17th time, the Ant and Dec duo bubble burst following Ant’s drink driving offence. Now it seems the popular double act won’t be seen on TV together for the rest of the year.
Two has become one for popular presenting duo, Ant and Dec
Two became one when Declan Donnelly, 42, presented the final episodes of Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway alone and it has also been confirmed Dec will be flying solo during the live Britain’s Got Talent shows.
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Declan Donnelly has some good news following a tough week for his colleague Ant McPartlin.
It's been a dramatic week in the world of showbiz for Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, so news that Donnelly and his wife Ali Astall are now expecting their first child will come as a pleasant surprise to fans. Reported to have been trying for a baby for some time, it looks like this is the start of another happy chapter in the couple's lives.
Wife and husband Ali Astall and Declan Donnelly are expecting their first child
According to The Sun, a source said: "This has come at a difficult time for them both, given everything that Ant is now going through and the pressure that has put on Dec in the past week. But their priority now is their baby and an experience that they see as the best of their lives.
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McPartlin was arrested on suspicion of drink driving last weekend, but Donnelly will present the two remaining shows of 'Saturday Night Takeaway by himself.
A spokesperson for the broadcaster said on Wednesday (March 21st): “We can confirm that ‘Saturday Night Takeaway’, presented by Declan Donnelly, will return to ITV on March 31st, and the series finale will be taking place at Universal Orlando Resort in Florida a week later.”
42 year old McPartlin was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of drink-driving, and has since announced that he’ll be taking a leave of absence from his professional duties in order to seek rehab and personal help. ITV had already announced that this coming weekend’s episode of ‘Saturday Night Takeaway’ had been cancelled, with an episode of ‘The Voice UK’ being brought forward to occupy its slot.
The TV presenter and his wife, Lisa Armstrong, are on the brink of a divorce after 11 years
Complications surrounding popular entertainer and presenter Ant Mcpartlin’s marriage continues as rumours swirl the I’m A Celeb frontman is keen to put out an official statement revealing his separation from his wife, Lisa Armstrong.
Ant and Dec have been a famous presenting duo for more than two decades
The couple, who have been married for 11 years, are said to have been suffering marital woes for some time but it has been claimed Lisa has been clinging on to the hope that the two can reconcile.
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The Geordie presenters earned £29.5 million between them over the last 12 months, according to new accounting documents.
TV presenters Ant and Dec earned an eye-watering £29.5 million together during the last year – equating to a hefty £79,000 every single day – it has been revealed.
New accounting documents filed by the Geordie presenters, both aged 41, show that in the last 12 months they earned the massive figure for the year ending June 2016, thanks to their work fronting ‘I’m A Celebrity…’, ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and ‘Saturday Night Takeaway’.
Ant and Dec pictured in 2015
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David Walliams, Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon, Ant Mcpartlin and Declan Donnelly on the red carpet for the London auditions for 2017 Britain's Got Talent held at the Palladium - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 29th January 2017
Judge Dixon referred to one act as "sexy chocolate men" on Wednesday night's semi-final, and was also criticised for pressing other judges' buzzers.
‘Britain’s Got Talent’ viewers on social media are calling for judge Alesha Dixon to be kicked off the panel after she described one act on the show as “sexy chocolate men” on Wednesday night's semi-final.
The 37 year old singer, formerly of noughties girl group Mis-Teeq, made the remark while praising the opera group Vox Fortura after they gave a rendition of David Bowie’s ‘”Heroes”’. Four sexy chocolate men,” she said as they finished, “with amazing voices, polished to perfection. That was sensational.”
Immediately, irate fans took to Twitter to call for Dixon to make a public apology for the reference, while others demanded that she be fired from the show.
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Ant & Dec's exclusive contract with ITV comes to an end this year, and they're considering broadening their horizons into sitcoms and theatre.
Ant & Dec is one of the most successful combinations of personalities in TV history, with the pair reportedly earning five figures each every single day. However, they’re not content with sitting on their laurels when their contract with ITV comes to an end, and are exploring the possibility of branching out into sitcoms or maybe even the stage.
Their ‘golden handcuffs’ deal with ITV expires at the end of 2016, and it’s likely that the pair will refuse a similar exclusive contract with the broadcaster in order that they can work with others, while still fronting their hit shows such as ‘I’m A Celebrity…’ and ‘Britain’s Got Talent’.
Ant & Dec are thinking about the future after their ITV contract ends
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Ant and Dec are rich.
The British presenting duo Anthony Mcpartlin and Declan Donnelly - better known as Ant and Dec - made £23,000 a day last year. The Bafta winning pair took home $8.4 million between them under their exclusive contract with ITV.
Ant and Dec made a staggering amount of cash last year
After stints in TV and music, Ant and Dec have forged a career as the most in-demand light entertainment presenters in the UK and present shows including I'm A Celebrity, Britain's Got Talent and Saturday Night Takeaway. According to the Mirror, the pair's most recent filed accounts show their staggering wealth.
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The BGT judge says a talented pooch made him fall asleep on the show.
Simon Cowell says he's always hoped to find a cat that can play the guitar during his annual TV search for a star, but now he has come across something even stranger - a dog that can apparently hypnotise people.
Simon Cowell may have just found his ultimate Britain's Got Talent star
MailOnline reports that in yesterday's edition of 'Britain's Got Talent' (Saturday 24 April), the 55-year-old music mogul seemingly fell under the spell of Krystyna Lennon's beloved pet Princess, a German spitz.
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