‘I’m a Celebrity…’ Season Opener Is U.K.’s Most-Watched Show to Date in 2018

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Sunday night’s launch of the latest season of “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!” on ITV has become the U.K.’s most-watched show in 2018, eclipsing recent BBC smash hit “Bodyguard” and everything else on British TV aside from …

Ant McPartlin of Britain’s ‘Ant and Dec’ Pleads Guilty to Drunk Driving Following Crash

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Popular British television host Ant McPartlin pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of drunk driving in connection with a three-car crash in London last month that left several people injured. The presenter was fined £86,000 ($123,200) and banned from driving for 20 months, the BBC reported. “I am truly sorry for what happened,” McPartlin, 41, […]

ITV Pulls ‘Saturday Night Takeaway’ After Ant McPartlin DUI; Host Returns To Rehab

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UPDATED with show being pulled: ITV has pulled its hit show Saturday Night Takeaway this coming weekend after co-host Ant McPartlin was involved in a suspected DUI yesterday. The presenter will now return to rehab, the broadcaster said.
No decisions have been made about the final two episodes of the show, due to be broadcast on March 31 and April 7, but they will not feature McPartlin, whose publicist said he was taking time off “for the foreseeable future.”
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British TV Host Ant McPartlin of ‘Ant and Dec’ Arrested After London Car Crash

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Ant McPartlin, one half of the famous British TV hosting team Ant and Dec, was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving Sunday. Police were called to a collision in London on Sunday afternoon that involved three vehicles and required several people to be treated for minor injuries. A child was taken to hospital for a […]