Saturday Night Takeaway is the biggest Entertainment show on ITV this year

The multi award winning Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway returned last night with a peak of 5.6m viewers (4.9m av).  This makes it the biggest overnight audience of the year on the channel and the biggest Entertainment show on ITV this year.

Looking at the reach of Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway over the past 20 series, the show has reached an astonishing 52 million viewers which is 90% of the UK population.

Below are some of the key moments from last night’s live show.

The biggest audience giveaway in British TV history

An amazing moment to launch the 20th series in which Ant & Dec announced to the whole studio audience that they’d won a Takeaway Getaway; a holiday abroad courtesy of TUI.

As seen on screen, the 411 strong audience was made up of local community heroes, fundraisers and other members of the public who the show wanted to celebrate.

The audience went wild with joy, see the moment below

Little Ant & Dec revealed!

We revealed our brand new little Ant & Dec, new images of the cheeky little Geordies are now available via Shutterstock.

Simon Cowell Undercover

Ant & Dec pranked Simon Cowell again in an hilarious Undercover to kick start the 20th series – see the moment below.

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