When does Britain's Got Talent 2017 start on TV? New series back tonight!

When is Britain's Got Talent 2017 back on TV? Start date and air date speculation

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When does Britain's Got Talent 2017 begin on TV? The start date for the new series has been confirmed for tonight.

The new series of BGT will begin on TV later this year with Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden all returning for the 11th series.

The line up of judges remain unchanged for a fifth year having proved a hit since first coming together in 2012.

And don't worry - hosts Ant and Dec will also return to host the show as usual!

When does Britain's Got Talent 2017 start on TV?

ITV has confirmed the new series of Britain's Got Talent will start tonight with the air date set for the Easter weekend.

The first episode of BGT 2017 will start on Saturday, April 15 at 8PM on ITV and run until 9:25PM.

Then over on ITV2, More Talent with Stephen Mulhern will be back for an extra dose of BGT goodness.

Open auditions for Britain's Got Talent 2017 have already taken place, with producers having travelled the country to host open try outs while online auditions have seen talented (and not so talented) wannabes upload their videos in a bid to show off their act in front of the judges.

This year show bosses have gone all out to try and encourage the best the country - and the world - has to offer as the show goes bigger and better than ever before.

The Britain's Got Talent judges' auditions 2017 kicked off at the start of the year (January 18) in Blackpool before travelling to both London, Manchester and Birmingham.

As always, there will be a live crowd at every venue acting as the show's fifth judge to help the panel make their decisions and making sure the judges know when they disagree with their choices!

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