If you think we’re overreacting, take a look at Twitter and you’ll see the outcry for yourself – some viewers have even claimed that the producers ‘ruined’ their Saturday night.
Presenters Ant and Dec were included in a number of negative tweets about the Saturday show and, holding him to the chin, responded to the backlash from the get-go as they returned to host the live show from Sunday.
Dec began, “We have an amazing 75 minute show for you, completely live and with no highlights package in sight. ”
Ant then said, ‘Thanks for all your posts on last night’s pre-recorded highlights show,’ before Dec interrupted: ‘It wasn’t just highlights, there was a lot of unreleased footage. ! ”
Ant added, “We really appreciate the feedback, although, I must point out, medically I can’t do this to myself. ”
Viewers who watched the Sunday show praised Ant and Dec for not burying the uproar under the carpet, with a tweet: “I love the way Ant & Dec responded to how we all hated it. ‘flagship episode’, and another publication: ‘Hahahaha Ant & Dec addressing the big elephant in the room’