Britain’s Got Talent launches new online show only presented by Ant and Dec with unpublished excerpts from the show – The Sun

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ITV has announced a brand new Britain’s Got Talent spin-off presented by Ant and Dec which will air only on the ITV hub.

Britain’s Got Talent: Unseen will be available online after the main show on Saturday evening.

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Ant and Dec to host Britain’s Got Talent’s new online derivative showCredit: ITV

Last year, ITV bosses canceled Britain’s Got Talent’s former spin-off to focus on the main show and social media as they tried to attract a younger audience.

Britain’s Got More Talent, presented by Stephen Mulhern for 12 years, aired some of the wackiest acts that came to audition.

The new spin-off will feature invisible auditions and moments and give even more competitors their moment in the spotlight.

Eight mini-episodes will appear on the ITV hub immediately after the main program is broadcast on ITV1.

    Britain's Got More Talent presented some of the craziest acts that came to audition8
Britain’s Got More Talent showcased some of the craziest acts that came to auditionCredit: Rex Features

Britain’s Got Talent: Unseen will also have additional interviews with Ant and Dec as well as invisible comments from judges Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams.

Nigel Hall, global TV manager at Syco Entertainment, said: “In these difficult times, we are determined to provide entertainment for the whole family.

“We are convinced that Britain’s Got Talent: Unseen will be perfect for this and the ideal accompaniment to the main series. “

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Britain’s Got Talent will return to our screens this month

ITV announced yesterday that Britain’s Got Talent will return to our screens in less than two weeks despite the coronavirus lockout.

The show has already filmed the show’s auditions and will broadcast them as planned – despite the future of live shows in the balance.

A Twitter ad said, “Confirmed: Britain’s Got Talent returns Saturday April 11 at 8 p.m. on ITV #bgt @antanddec. “

ITV confirmed last week that the next live episodes of Britain’s Got Talent are at stake amid the ongoing international coronavirus pandemic.

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ITV live episodes may be affected by pandemicCredit: ITV

In a statement, the channel said “the Britain’s Got Talent audition is scheduled to air in the coming weeks as scheduled”, but no decision has yet been made on the live episodes that will determine the winner.

“We are also working with our production colleagues to see how we can make BGT live shows work in a constantly changing situation and we will update it in due course,” they concluded.

The news comes after ITV also confirmed that they will be broadcasting Ant and Dec takeout Saturday night for the very first time without studio audiences, and that they will delay future episodes of The Voice live.

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David, Amanda, Simon and Alesha have already started filming the 2020 seriesCredit: ITV

Carolyn McCall, CEO of ITV, said: “This week has seen an escalation in the impact of the coronavirus with the government intensifying measures and recommendations that have far-reaching implications for people and organizations across the UK.

“All businesses are deeply affected and ITV is no exception, but as a public service broadcaster, we remain committed to doing all we can to continue to deliver news, plays, entertainment and programs factual to our viewers in order to keep them informed of this crisis and to offer them an escape. “

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Auditions have already startedCredit: Splash News
    ITV has confirmed that the auditions will be broadcast

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ITV has confirmed that the auditions will be broadcastCredit: Splash News

Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly held an emergency meeting with the ITV bosses about the future of their hit prime time hit Saturday night show.

The long-running series involves a large studio audience and encourages participation throughout the hour-long episode.

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The long-running ITV show is one of many that has been affectedCredit: Rex Features

The show continued for an audience-less show in the studio and the following week, Ant and Dec presented a better show from home.

The crisis meeting came just days after Ant and Dec, both 44, confirmed that they would not be traveling to Walt Disney World in Florida with 300 winners as part of the grand finale of the ‘program.

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