After their first TV stint, Ant and Dec tried their hand at pop music and released two albums under their Byker Grove character names, PJ and Duncan.
The duo’s most famous single was ‘Let’s Get Ready to Rumble’, which was nominated for a BRIT award.
For their third and final album, Ant and Dec used their real names.
While releasing music, the TV stars also started presenting a children’s show named Gimme 5, broadcasted on CITV in 1994.
In 1995, Ant and Dec were offered a job on CBBC to present their own show, The Ant and Dec Show, which went on two win two BAFTAs.
Also in the late 90s and early noughties, they presented Ant and Dec Unzipped on Channel 4, ITV’s SMTV Live and CD:UK, BBC’s Friends Like These, and the ITV show Slap Bang with Ant and Dec.