ITV scraps Britain’s Got Talent for Eurovision Song Contest
Posted by  badge Boss on May 06
Britain’s Got Talent has been moved to Sunday night so the Eurovision can air (Picture: ITV)

has axed from its Saturday night slot next week for the 2023.

The competition series, judged by , Amanda Holden, Bruno Tonioli and Alesha Dixon, will instead air on Sunday from 7.40pm until 9pm.

The Eurovision, meanwhile, will be broadcast live from Liverpool from 8pm until midnight, promising an evening of spectacular performances.

It will mean BGT fans will have to wait an extra day for all the mayhem, with this year’s series already responsible for many WTF moments.

They’ve included a stuntman actually, a and a .

But the Eurovision, of course, will not disappoint with the likes of and Ted Lasso actress Hannah Waddingham helming the long-running event.

Mae Muller is representing the UK in the Eurovision (Picture: EBU)
Hannah Waddingham and Rylan Clark are among the Eurovision’s presenters (Picture: PA)

The Eurovision isthis year because the European Broadcasting Union decided it would not be possible for winners Ukraine to host because of the ongoing Russian invasion.

The UK was instead handed the honour as they placed second with Sam Ryder.

Mae Muller will be representing the UK next week and has been given the royal seal of approval with King Charles telling her: ‘We’ll be watching with great interest, egging you on.’

BGT fans will have to wait an extra day for all the madness (Picture: ITV)

Last month the musician described how hard it had been toand that she ‘exploded’ when it was eventually announced.

‘I mean we were literally…I don’t know what… I can’t… I had a blackout. I don’t even remember,’ she said on The One Show.

She described the moment as feeling ‘very good’ and ‘exciting.’ has contacted ITV for comment.