Saturday Night Takeaway announces TWO more special guests for finale

Resident DJ and End of the Show Show star have been confirmed!

Saturday Night Takeaway has confirmed Craig David and Jason Derulo as special guests on this weekend’s series finale.

The programme announced on Twitter that 7 Days singer Craig will serve as DJ while US popstar Jason takes on the End of the Show Show.

Jason Derulo and Craig David for Saturday Night Takeaway
Two more special guests for Takeaway this weekend! Craig David and Jason Derulo join the line-up (Credit: Twitter @itvtakeaway)

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They join Hollywood actress Denise Richards, who was previously confirmed as Special Guest Announcer.

Fans were particularly excited about seeing Craig on screen, reacting in their droves on Twitter.

British singer Craig is best known for songs including 7 Days, Fill Me In and Re-Wind. He’s been nominated for 13 BRIT Awards and two Grammy Awards.

Jason, meanwhile, is famous for tracks such as Whatcha Say, In My Head, Ridin’ Solo, Trumpets and Talk Dirty.

Denise Richards is Saturday Night Takeaway's Special Guest Announcer for Series Finale
Hollywood actress Denise Richards is the Special Guest Announcer for Saturday Night Takeaway’s finale (Credit: Twitter @itvtakeaway)

Saturday Night Takeaway will broadcast its series finale from Universal Orlando Resort in Florida.

Once again, Dec Donnelly will host solo, while telly partner Ant McPartlin steps down from current TV commitments.

Dec will have support from Saturday Night Takeaway regulars Scarlett Moffatt and Stephen Mulhern, who are both over in Florida with him.

Dec will host Saturday Night Takeaway’s finale from Florida alone this weekend (Credit: ITV)

The Rembrandts – famous for the Friends theme song – will perform in Singalong Live, while Stephen will host a special US version of In For A Penny.

The final episode of mini sketch series Saturday Knight Takeaway will also air, along with the regular ‘Win The Ads’ competition.

Although Ant won’t host the show with Dec, he will be seen in the pre-recorded sketch.

Ant will be seen with Dec in the pre-recorded Saturday Knight Takeaway sketch finale (Credit: ITV)

Dec hosted Saturday Night Takeaway alone last weekend for the first time in his career.

He was widely praised by viewers and critic, and the episode was watched by 7.7 million viewers, with a peak of 8.6 million viewers.

At one point during the show, Dec joked he had “twice the amount of work to do”, and said: “I’ll have to do it myself, like everything else this week.”

Ant has stepped down from current TV commitments (Credit: ITV)

Ant stepped down from current TV work and returned to treatment after a drink-driving charge in March.

Dec tweeted after the broadcast: “Thanks for all your lovely messages tonight, they are VERY much appreciated, I’m glad you enjoyed the show.

“I didn’t sleep an awful lot last night so I’m off to bed! Night y’all. D x.”

Earlier this week, Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway was nominated for a TV BAFTA.

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The primetime series has been recognised in the Best Entertainment Programme category, where it will go up against another of the duo’s shows, Britain’s Got Talent. Also nominated in the same category are The Voice UK and Michael McIntyre’s Big Show.

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