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Presenters Ant and Dec had been getting ready to launch a brand new motoring TV present – however it’s been confirmed their ‘ardour venture’ is not going to progress right into a full collection

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Ant and Dec’s proposed new ‘ardour venture’ Road Automotive Showdown is not going to be going forward, in response to stories.

The Geordie TV presenters, who lately received their 20th Nationwide Tv Award, had been set to launch a motoring present to be broadcast on BBC2, however it’s claimed the programme will not be getting became a full collection after they created a pilot.

Road Automotive Showdown centered on two groups of contestants racing to remodel second-hand automobiles into racing vehicles utilizing a small finances, inside a 10-day timeframe.

It was set to be a three way partnership with Mitre Tv and Studio Lambert.

Ant and Dec had been set to launch a motoring present

Nevertheless a supply has instructed The Solar that the programme is not going to progress right into a full collection after they launched a pilot in 2019.

“This was a little bit of a ardour venture for Ant and Dec as they’d had an curiosity in ‘automobile modders’ since they had been kids,” the insider shared.

“As backers of the present they’d even have been returning to the Beeb, greater than 30 years after they appeared on BBC1’s Byker Grove and met each other. They could not truly seem on the present as a consequence of their contractual obligations with ITV, however they had been the present’s inventive consultants.

The presenters’ concept was scrapped


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“However after a pilot was made in 2019 simply after the venture was introduced a call was taken to not progress it right into a full collection.”

Ant and Dec revealed they needed to assist “automobile modders exhibit their creations”.

The presenters added: “Now we have been fascinated with this world since we had been youngsters within the North East and skilled automobile modders assembly up on Roker seafront in Sunderland to indicate off their creations.”

Nevertheless it’s not all doom and gloom for the I am A Movie star hosts as they confirmed they’re launching a brand new Saturday evening gameshow – ITV’s Limitless Win.

Ant and Dec are widespread TV hosts

Earlier this month, the double act made historical past on the Nationwide Tv Awards as they had been topped winners of the Finest Presenter gong for the 20th 12 months working.

The presenting duo beamed as they took to the stage to just accept their well-deserved award after fellow nominee Piers Morgan urged his followers to vote towards the ‘tediously predictable farce’.

The Mirror has contacted Ant and Dec’s consultant for a remark.

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