Donnelly (42) will present the show alone for the first time in the show's history tonight.
Throughout the programme Dec was supported by Davina McCall, Scarlett Moffatt and Stephen Mulhern, with the star addressing Ant's absence at the beginning of the show.
He said: "Whilst I never thought I'd be in this position, after much discussion and careful consideration we've decided that the remaining two shows of this series ofSaturday Night Takeaway will go ahead".
"We've got a jam packed show this evening and I have twice the amount of work to do". The shift in line-up was alluded to a number of times during the broadcast, thanks in large part to Merchant who offered to exit his lofty recording booth and join Dec in front of the audience: "I can't help but notice a little bit of space on the stage there". Of course Ant was missed and wish him well soon... but you done great... perhaps @ThisisDavina could stand in, it could be Dav & Dec #dav&dec'.
Sioux Falls Toys 'R' Us not liquidating, at least yet
It confirmed that all of the Toys R Us and Babies R Us locations would be closing and the liquidation sale had not started yet. An unsolicited bid to save some of the stores has emerged in recent days but is considered a long shot.
Social media was awash with supportive comments from viewers at home who were touched by Dec's "emotional" appearance without his partner - although eagle-eyed fans did notice he was "nervous". His wife, Ali Astall, also paid tribute to her husband in a rare tweet, writing: "I'm incredibly proud of my husband".
Dec confirmed in a statement posted to Twitter on March 21 that he would be hosting this week's show and would also be fulfilling the show's promise to take deserving viewers to Universal Studios in Florida during the Place on the Plane segment for the final show of the series.
McPartlin, 42, was charged with drink-driving after a vehicle crash earlier this month.
Producers are still deciding whether Dec speak about Ant or ignore the matter entirely.
He is due to appear at Wimbledon magistrates court on 4 April.
The Iron Dome is created to intercept and destroy short-range rockets and artillery shells fired from distances of 4km to 70km. There have already been several incidents along the border in recent days.
Finau won three straight holes on the back nine to take a 1-up lead, only to lose the 14th with a bogey. Justin Thomas is the top seed remaining in the Dell Technologies Match Play and performing like one.
The laggards were Bharti Airtel, NTPC, Kotak Bank, M&M, IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, Sun Pharma and ITC, falling up to 1.42 percent. The 30-share index rose about 74 points to end at 32,996.76, while the broader NSE Nifty settled 30 points higher at 10,124.35.
According to Theise, when they see tissues under the microscope, they are dead and dehydrated and thus this space is not visible. The researchers used a new way of looking at tissues in the body called probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy (pCLE).
May has accused Russia of orchestrating the attack but Russian officials have repeatedly denied carrying out the poisoning. The president chose to congratulate Putin and did not raise the poisoning incident, USA officials confirmed.
He will reportedly work his way back into coaching the Cavaliers beginning Friday against the New Orleans Pelicans . Jeff Green averages 10.7 points per contest while Jordan Clarkson (14.1 points) will slot into a backcourt role.
It's there but it's not going to help, first of all Chelsea and then us... "But, for us, three points for us will be fantastic". Harry Winks will miss the game with an ankle injury, but Toby Alderweireld is hoping to make his return.
With the outcome known, el-Sissi's focus will be on keeping voter turnout high enough to show citizens support his rule. Hours before polls closed on Wednesday, the country's electoral authority extended the vote by one hour.
Those that missed their hunt or picked up very few eggs were given some after the event to make sure that nobody left emptyhanded. Easter activities include: Superhero workshops, Superhero makeovers, Easter Egg Hunt, Romeo's Science Show, and more.
Puigdemont's supporters, however, lamented his capture and said they hoped Germany won't honor Spain's extradition request. Dpa photos showed a van with tinted windows believed to be carrying Puigdemont as it arrived at the prison.
Easter egg hunts happening all weekend, all over Wichita area
Our annual Easter Brunch takes place Sunday, April 1, under the open-air dome of the lovely Rose Hills Foundation Garden Court. There will be a worship service at 10 a.m.at Fort Harmar's River of Life Church followed by an egg hunt at 11:30 a.m.
Win a READY PLAYER ONE goody bag
At the heart of every game is the story that the designer James Halliday has planted the ultimate Easter Egg somewhere within. The film is based on Ernest Cline's 2011 novel, and is set in a dystopian Columbus, Ohio, 27 years into the future.
Time to stock up? See details of Toys R Us liquidation sale
A budding campaign to buy Toys "R" Us has hit a few bumps in the road, but its billionaire backer said he's just getting started. A liquidation sale started Friday after the company recently announced it would shutter all its United States stores.
Winter storm watch issued for large swath of Indiana
Mixed precipitation is expected locally, with 1 to 3 inches of snow expected along Interstate 74 (including Bloomington-Normal). As you are all aware, a big snow storm is on the way? Heavy Snow and Strong Winds Possible tonight into Saturday....