'Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway': When is it back? Which celebrities are in this series?

·TV Reporter, Yahoo Entertainment UK
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Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway is back for series 18. (ITV)
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway is back for series 18. (ITV)

Ant and Dec are back with a new series of their hit show Saturday Night Takeaway.

The ITV entertainment show's 18th run has been confirmed for February and brings with it a whole new cast of celebrity guests.

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Here's all you need to know about the new series, when you can watch it and who's taking part.

When is Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway back on TV?

The new series of Saturday Night Takeaway has been confirmed for Saturday 19 February at 7pm on ITV.

What will happen in this series?

The lads welcome back a live studio audience. (ITV)
The lads welcome back a live studio audience. (ITV)

Hosts Ant and Dec are pleased to be welcoming back a live studio audience for this series after having to perform to an empty studio last time because of coronavirus filming restrictions.

They'll be bringing back two favourite features of the show, Undercover and I'm A Celebrity...Get Out Of Me Ear, which see famous guests as well as Ant and Dec carry out a series of hilarious pranks.

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Fans will also be pleased to see the return of Ant vs Dec challenges, where the best mates will go head to head over a series of high-octane tasks.

Look out for a new mini-series, Polter Guys, where Ant and Dec star as ghost busters, and there are more prizes up for grabs than ever before with Win the Ads and holiday competition Takeaway Getaways.

Other favourite segments will include On Air Dares, Singalong Live, brand new children's game Kiddi-oke, and of course the End of the Show Show.

Which celebrity guests are signed up for the series?

Jeremy Clarkson's farm was pranked. (SWNS)
Jeremy Clarkson's farm was pranked. (SWNS)

Takeaway fans may have read last year that Jeremy Clarkson was spotted filming an Ant and Dec stunt at his farm - and he's now been confirmed as one of the guests for Undercover and Get Out Of Me Ear, along with Strictly Come Dancing star Oti Mabuse.

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Polter Guys will feature performances from celebrity guests Rob Delaney, Jo Brand, Kadeena Cox, Tom Allen, Fred Sirieix and Roman Kemp.

Famous friends of the lads signed up to put them through their Ant vs Dec challenges include Stephen Mulhern, Fleur East and Andi Peters.

Confirmed singers for the End of the Show Show are Michael Buble and George Ezra.

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway returns on Saturday 19 February at 7pm on ITV.

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