Ant and Dec Saturday Night Takeaway Disney trip ‘doomed’ amid coronavirus fears

Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway finale is reportedly at risk of being axed due to coronavirus fears.

It's been said that the show hosted by Ant McPartlin and Dec Donnelly , both 44, could be disrupted by the virus due to its finale being held in Disneyland Florida.

The I'm a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! duo was set to take 300 fans to Disney World in Orlando on April 4 for the ultimate show finale.

However, it's been reported that the coronavirus outbreak may jeopardise their final show plans due to rising cases of the illness and the growing risk of infection.

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According to The Sun Online, ITV confirmed that they will "monitor the evolving Covid-19 situation very carefully" to decide whether to go ahead with the final showcase in the US.

They allegedly told the publication they have a backup plan just in case going to Florida isn't an option.

If the worst happens and it has to be scrapped, they have "contingencies in place" which could possibly see the finale filmed behind closed doors, without the usual addition of a live audience.

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An ITV spokesperson is said to have told the publication that they're not ruling out the Florida showcase completely.

They said: "We are committed to delivering the ultimate finale show at Walt Disney World in Florida and we are continuing as planned.

"The health and safety of our prize winners, as well as our production team is our number one priority.

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"We continue to monitor the evolving Covid-19 situation very carefully, including the latest expert guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and we will act in accordance with such guidance.

"We have contingencies in place for all eventualities based on any evolving situations.

Daily Star Online has contacted a representative of ITV for comment.

Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway continues Saturday at 7pm on ITV.

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