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When did Ant and Dec leave Smtv?

When did Ant and Dec leave Smtv?

Ant and Dec left SMTV Live in 2001 after the pair were offered a role presenting on Pop Idol. The duo have since spoken out on their decision to leave the show, as they featured alongside Cat in an SMTV Live reunion special which aired on Boxing Day last year.

When did Cat leave Smtv?

Ant and Dec, both 46, left SMTV in 2001, and Cat left the following year in 2002. The show ended on 27 December 2003.

How old were Ant and Dec on Smtv?

13 years old
How did they meet? Ant and Dec met in 1989 when they were just 13 years old on the set of children’s drama Byker Grove.

What was on before Smtv?

Once Live & Kicking had become established in series two, it reached its height in popularity during series four, when it was presented by Zoe Ball and Jamie Theakston; their final edition won a BAFTA award. After this the programme’s ratings dropped with the launch of SMTV Live on ITV and the show ended in 2001.

Why was SMTV Cancelled?

In August 2003, after two years of declining ratings following the departure of Ant & Dec, ITV announced the cancellation of SMTV Live, to be replaced by an as-yet untitled programme featuring “games, sketches, music and acquired programming, with increased interactive elements.” CD:UK, however, would remain for the …

When was the last SMTV Live?

Dec. 27, 2003
The Last Ever SM:TV Live was the name given to the eighteenth episode of SMTV Live’s sixth and final season. It was the last episode of the show which was broadcast on CITV on the Dec. 27, 2003.

Why was Smtv Cancelled?

Who is Cat Deeley husband?

Patrick KieltyCat Deeley / Husband (m. 2012)
Deeley married comedian and television presenter Patrick Kielty on 30 September 2012 in Rome. They have two children.

Does ant McPartlin have a child?

Ant doesn’t have any children.

Who is older Ant or Dex?

Ant & Dec are a British television presenting duo, consisting of comedians, television presenters and singers Anthony McPartlin (born 18 November 1975) and Declan Donnelly (born 25 September 1975), from Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Who took over Smtv Live after Ant and Dec?

star James Redmond
In 2001, Ant & Dec left the show to present Saturday night talent show Pop Idol and were replaced by Hollyoaks star James Redmond. Redmond’s stint at SMTV Live lasted just three months however, after show bosses decided he had not settled into the role.

Is chums a real show?

Chums was a series of sketches, parodying popular American sitcom Friends. The series saw Ant, Dec and Cat playing fictionalised versions of themselves, living together in a Newcastle-based flat.

What happened to DEC on Ant and Dec?

During the fourth series, Dec broke his arm, thumb and suffered a concussion whilst completing a challenge for the ‘Ant vs. Dec’ segment of the show. The incident involved learning how to ride a motorbike and jump through a fire ring.

How much did Ant and DEC sign a deal with ITV?

IMDb ^ “Ant and Dec to present landmark Royal documentary for ITV”. ^ “Ant and Dec to host The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration”. ^ Sweney, Mark (14 November 2016). “Ant and Dec sign £30m ‘golden handcuffs’ deal with ITV”.

When did Ant and Dec first appear on TV?

The series was broadcast from 1995 to 1996, and in 1996, Ant & Dec won two BAFTA Awards, one for ‘Best Children’s Show’ and one for ‘Best Sketch Comedy Show’.

Why did Ant and Dec decide to spice up the Masked Singer?

Looking back on the show, Ant and Dec revealed they feared the programme would be axed after a slow start. Speaking on ITV’s upcoming The Story Of SMTV Live, they revealed they were initially worried their careers could be at risk and decided to spice up the show. Ant said: ‘We are the presenters we are today because of that show.