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Ant and Dec beam as they reunite with SMTV co-star Cat Deeley for an ‘incredible evening’

‘It will bond us forever’: Ant and Dec beam as they reunite with SMTV co-star Cat Deeley for an ‘incredible evening’ – 24 years after hit show debuted

Ant and Dec beamed as they reunited with SMTV co-star Cat Deeley for an ‘incredible evening’ on Monday. 

The hit ITV presenting duo, both 46, originally hosted SMTV: Live with Cat, 45, back in 1998, catapulting them to nationwide stardom and departed the series in 2001 to pursue their TV presenter careers. 

Cat took to Instagram to give her 295,000 Instagram followers an insight into the fun filled reunion two decades after they worked together.

Back together: Ant and Dec, both 46, beamed as they reunited with SMTV co-star Cat Deeley, 45, for an ‘incredible evening’ on Monday

The blonde beauty looked radiant in a glam face of makeup, a black blouse and a red patterned cardigan. 

While the I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here hosts looked dapper as they posed for selfies next to Cat. 

Ant looked smart in a black blazer and matching trouser as he sported a nude shirt under neither. 

Throwback: The hit ITV presenters originally hosted SMTV: Live with Cat, 45, back in 1998, catapulting them to nationwide stardom and departed the series in 2001 (pictured 1998)

Throwback: The hit ITV presenters originally hosted SMTV: Live with Cat, 45, back in 1998, catapulting them to nationwide stardom and departed the series in 2001 (pictured 1998)

Cat took to Instagram to give her 295 thousand Instagram followers an insight into the 'incredible evening' as she reunited with Ant and Dec two decades after they worked together

Cat took to Instagram to give her 295 thousand Instagram followers an insight into the ‘incredible evening’ as she reunited with Ant and Dec two decades after they worked together

Dec kept things more casual in an all black ensemble adding a blue zip up jacket over the top. 

The trio posed for two photos together before getting one with all of the other old crew and cast mates.

Cat captioned the joyful pictures: ‘Couldn’t have asked for a more incredible evening reuniting with @AntandDec and our entire SMTV & CDUK family this weekend.

The trio posed for two photos together before getting one with all of the other old crew and cast mates, Cat added: 'All our yesterday’s! It will bond us forever'

The trio posed for two photos together before getting one with all of the other old crew and cast mates, Cat added: ‘All our yesterday’s! It will bond us forever’

Fans: Many celebs shared their excitement over the reunion including celebrity chefs Jamie Oliver and Matt Tebbutt as well as Steps singer Ian H Watkins

Fans: Many celebs shared their excitement over the reunion including celebrity chefs Jamie Oliver and Matt Tebbutt as well as Steps singer Ian H Watkins

Pals: During Ant and Dec's stint as hosts on SMTV: Live, Chums originally appeared from 1998 to 2001, and saw the trio joined by an array of celebrity guests (pictured 1998)

Pals: During Ant and Dec’s stint as hosts on SMTV: Live, Chums originally appeared from 1998 to 2001, and saw the trio joined by an array of celebrity guests (pictured 1998)

‘All our yesterday’s! It will bond us forever.’

Many celebs shared their excitement over the reunion including celebrity chefs Jamie Oliver and Matt Tebbutt as well as Steps singer Ian H Watkins. 

During Ant and Dec’s stint as hosts on SMTV: Live, Chums originally appeared from 1998 to 2001, and saw the trio joined by an array of celebrity guests, from Tom Jones to Carol Vorderman to Mariah Carey.

SMTV Chums: Fans were hooked on Dec and Cat's fictional will-they won't-they romance during the sketch, and hoped each week the pair would finally kiss before being rudely interrupted (pictured in 2004)

SMTV Chums: Fans were hooked on Dec and Cat’s fictional will-they won’t-they romance during the sketch, and hoped each week the pair would finally kiss before being rudely interrupted (pictured in 2004)

Back in 2017 it was thought that Ant, Dec and Cat would reunite for an SMTV: Live special to mark the series' 20th Anniversary, but the plans were put on hold following Ant's drink-drive arrest (pictured 2001)

Back in 2017 it was thought that Ant, Dec and Cat would reunite for an SMTV: Live special to mark the series’ 20th Anniversary, but the plans were put on hold following Ant’s drink-drive arrest (pictured 2001)

Fans were hooked on Dec and Cat’s fictional will-they won’t-they romance during the sketch, and hoped each week the pair would finally kiss before being rudely interrupted.

Chums came to an end when Ant and Dec said goodbye to SMTV, and concluded with Dec and Cat finally kissing despite a disastrous wedding day, though the trio did appear in a special one-off sketch in SMTV’s final episode in 2003.

Back in 2017 it was thought that Ant, Dec and Cat would reunite for an SMTV: Live special to mark the series’ 20th Anniversary the following year, but the plans were put on hold following Ant’s drink-drive arrest.

Since rising to fame on SMTV, Cat has travelled Stateside to pursue her presenting career, and has hosted So You Think You Can Dance? since 2006.

Gorgeous: Since rising to fame on SMTV, Cat has travelled Stateside to pursue her presenting career, and has hosted So You Think You Can Dance? since 2006 (pictured in February 2020)

Gorgeous: Since rising to fame on SMTV, Cat has travelled Stateside to pursue her presenting career, and has hosted So You Think You Can Dance? since 2006 (pictured in February 2020)

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