The BEST Episodes of Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021
A variety show hosted by Ant & Dec packed with comedy sketches, celebrity pranks, challenges and prizes for the audience and unsuspecting viewers at home, entertainment acts and special guest appearances.
#1 - Episode 5
Season 11 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 22, 2014
The Geordie duo take control of Christine Bleakley in I'm a Celebrity Get Out of Me Ear, and Little Ant and Dec meet Samuel L Jackson and Scarlett Johansson, who star in new film Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The Supercomputer is in Sheffield, and an unsuspecting member of the public is catapulted 150ft into the air as they play for their Place on the Plane. Plus, Swiss performers the Top Secret Drum Corps take part in the End of the Show Show. The Muppets are this week's guest announcers in the studio
#2 - Episode 6
Season 15 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 7, 2018
Finale from Universal Studios Florida.
#3 - Episode 1
Season 13 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 20, 2016
The ultimate family entertainment show is back as Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway returns to ITV, complete with big name showbiz guests, high octane stunts and challenges, ambitious undercover set ups and a whole host of live shocks and surprises to unleash upon both the studio audience and the viewers at home.
#4 - Episode 6
Season 11 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 29, 2014
The Geordie duo take control of Peter Andre in I'm a Celebrity Get Out of Me Ear and compete in another head-to-head contest. Plus, Little Ant and Dec talk politics with London Mayor Boris Johnson, the Supercomputer dishes out prizes in Plymouth and, as usual, there's a chance for an audience member to win the items advertised in one of last week's commercial breaks
#5 - Episode 7
Season 11 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 5, 2014
The Geordie duo go head to head in their most daring round of Ant v Dec to date as the entertainment show goes out with a bang, and Robbie Williams joins in the fun, taking part in a performance at the end of the programme. Another mystery celebrity features in the live sing-along, all the winners of Place on the Plane jet off to Florida, and a member of the studio audience plays to win the items advertised in one of last week's commercial breaks
#6 - Episode 6
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 13, 2002
#7 - Episode 5
Season 17 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 20, 2021
Cat Deeley is live in the studio as Ant and Dec wreak havoc on their former co-star. Romesh Ranganathan will be in the Guest Announcer Booth and Stephen Mulhern is back for another sporting Ant v Dec challenge.
#8 - Episode 2
Season 15 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 3, 2018
It's another action packed show as Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jnr tackles his latest role as this week's Star Guest Announcer and Michael Ball and Alfie Boe join Ant and Dec on stage to celebrate with a special 'End of the Show Show'.
#9 - Episode 4
Season 13 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 12, 2016
This week the Geordie duo are joined by special guests including Mel B, who is sent barking mad as she interviews dog sitters in the next I’m a Celebrity… Get Out of Me Ear! Little Ant and Dec serve up their own unique brand of British humour as they meet Jennifer Lawrence and the stars of The Hunger Games, and UK garage legend Craig David joins Ant and Dec for an incredible End of the Show Show. The boys go head to head in the next instalment of Ant vs Dec and the Fickle Finger of Fate selects another lucky player to Win the Ads in the only show that says don’t just watch the adverts - win ‘em!
#10 - Episode 5
Season 13 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 19, 2016
In his toughest role yet, Hollywood superhero Hugh Jackman is this week's guest announcer. He is joined by his Eddie the Eagle co-star Taron Egerton. Ant and Dec are still on the run in the penultimate episode of Who Shot Simon Cowell? but Dec discovers the real shooter. Peter Crouch and Abbey Clancy get into the party mood in 'I’m a Celebrity…Get Out Of Me Ear! And in a spectacular, one night only West End showdown, the cast of two heavyweight musicals appear in The End of the Show Show. Plus the Fickle Finger of Fate will once again decide which audience member will play Win the Ads in the only show that says don’t just watch the adverts - win ‘em!
#11 - Episode 7
Season 13 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 2, 2016
It’s all aboard for the dazzling grand finale of the series, live from the deck of a cruise ship in Barcelona! It’s a suitably star-studded affair as star of stage and screen James Nesbitt takes the helm as the Guest Announcer, the UK’s greatest tennis player and Wimbledon legend Andy Murray meets cheeky Little Ant & Dec and 80’s pop sensation super hunk Peter Andre gets to Singalong Live with his classic Mysterious Girl. The truth finally comes out in the last thrilling installment of Who Shot Simon Cowell? and the boys do battle once again in Ant vs Dec - but who will beat The Cube to win the series? There’s a huge surprise for one unsuspecting Cruise passenger and we round off the series with one of the most spectacular all-singing, all-dancing End Of The Show Shows that has ever been seen. All that plus one lucky audience member gets to find out what the Fickle Finger Of Fate has in store for them in the only show that says ‘Don’t just watch the adverts – Win ‘em!”
#12 - Episode 3
Season 14 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 11, 2017
Ant and Dec's hos another jam-packed show full of audience surprises, live studio games and huge giveaways. Special guests include 90s pop legends Steps.
#13 - Episode 2
Season 13 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 27, 2016
This week Ant and Dec are joined by more special guests, including Gino D’Acampo in the first I’m a Celebrity Get Out of Me Ear! of the new series, Canadian rocker Bryan Adams who will do anything for you in Singalong Live!, and international pop princesses Little Mix who get wild in a special End of the Show Show. It’s the grand premiere of the mystery thriller that will have everyone asking Who Shot Simon Cowell?, there are some big surprises in store for the audience and another lucky player gets to Win the Ads in the only show that says don’t just watch the adverts - win ‘em!
#14 - Episode 7
Season 14 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 8, 2017
#15 - Episode 3
Season 12 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 7, 2015
The Geordie duo take control of daytime talk-show host Jeremy Kyle in I'm a Celebrity Get Out of Me Ear!, and Little Ant and Dec meet pop superstars Take That. The Supercomputer heads to Southampton, where members of the public try to win a holiday to New York using hidden talents, and there's another high-stakes round of Ant v Dec overseen by Ashley Roberts, as well as an all-singing, all-dancing End of the Show Show. Plus, a chance for a member of the studio audience to win the contents of a commercial break. Rob Brydon is this week's celebrity guest announcer
#16 - Episode 5
Season 12 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 21, 2015
Stephen Mulhern finds himself at the mercy of the Geordie duo as they once again go undercover, Ashley Roberts oversees this week's round of Ant v Dec, and the guest announcer is this year's Oscars host Neil Patrick Harris, getting in some practice before he takes the reins of the American version of Saturday Night Takeaway. Plus, the Supercomputer hits the road again and a member of the studio audience plays to win the contents of a commercial break
#17 - Episode 6
Season 13 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 26, 2016
This week Ant & Dec are joined from a galaxy far, far away by Luke Skywalker himself, as Mark Hamill is this week’s guest announcer. Ant & Dec are still on the run in the 4th instalment of Who Shot Simon Cowell? As they manage to track down their prime suspect - Louis Walsh. Ant & Dec go head to head on mini-motorbikes in a madcap style race around the studio in Ant Vs Dec. And for one night only the cast of the West End musical Billy Elliot teach Little Ant & Dec to ballet dance in the cutest End of the Show Show EVER! And if that isn’t enough the Fickle Finger of Fate will be set on the loose to decide which lucky audience member will play Win the Ads in the only show that says don’t just watch the adverts - win ‘em!
#18 - Episode 1
Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 14, 2009
First in the new series. With special guest announcer Paris Hilton and teen singing sensation Miley Cyrus.
#19 - Episode 2
Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 21, 2009
Special guest announcer Ricky Gervais with guest band Take That
#20 - Episode 3
Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 28, 2009
Special guest presenter Tom Jones and Katy Perry are just some of the guests for this week.
#21 - Episode 4
Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 7, 2009
The Geordie pals present another fun-packed edition, with rock band Franz Ferdinand performing their new single No You Girls. The nine remaining contestants in Escape from Takeaway Prison take a stomach-churning spin in the exercise yard, while in Ant v Dec: The Teams, the duo are joined by famous faces to undertake a challenge featuring a field of large animals. Plus, there is the return of Lucky Sheep Dip as well as the usual chance for another member of the audience to win items advertised in last week's commercial breaks.
#22 - Episode 5
Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 14, 2009
The Geordie duo present another fun-packed edition, with girl band the Saturdays showcasing their forthcoming single Work. The six remaining contestants in Escape from Takeaway Prison hurl themselves into a giant Velcro wall, while in Ant v Dec: The Teams, the pair are joined by famous faces to be thrown in at the deep end for a dramatic challenge. An unsuspecting member of the public receives a surprise in The Mouse Trap, and the game Musical Toadstools returns.
#23 - Episode 6
Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 21, 2009
#24 - Episode 1
Season 10 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 23, 2013
End of the show show: Robbie Williams and the cast of Singin' In The Rain
#25 - Episode 2
Season 10 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 2, 2013
Guest Announcer: Ricky Gervais; Ant vs. Dec: Fairway of Fire; Little Ant & Dec interview Mila Kunis; Ant & Dec Undercover: Jeremy Kyle; End of the Show Show: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra