Ant & Dec are a British TV presenting duo, consisting of comedians, TV presenters and singers Ant McPartlin OBE and Declan Donnelly OBE. They began their careers on popular teen soap Byker Grove, establishing a charismatic TV presence, and went on to perform as pop musicians PJ & Duncan, the names of the soap characters they portrayed.
The duo have since pursued careers as television presenters, and currently host Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway, I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, and Britain's Got Talent. Previous hosting credits include SMTV Live and CD:UK with Cat Deeley, Friends Like These, Pop Idol, PokerFace, Push the Button, Red or Black? and Text Santa. They have also presented the annual Brit Awards three times. In addition to presenting, the pair are actors and both had leading roles in the 2006 film Alien Autopsy. They also have their own production company, Mitre Television.
As of 2021, they have won the award for Most Popular TV Presenter at the National Television Awards for twenty years running, as well as scoring Lifetime Achievement Awards at the ages of just 27.