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Ant and Dec win the presenting award yet again.
Last night's National Television Awards was brimming with UK celebrities, all arriving to congratulate the predictable winners, the successful newcomers and, of course, this year's Special Recognition Award recipient which was the much-loved Scottish comic Billy Connolly.
Billy Connolly lands Special Recognition Award
The 2016 awards show actually celebrates fifty years of Connolly's comedy career, and he was branded 'unique' as he was asked to accept his award by Dustin Hoffman. 'I'm delighted to be here to pay tribute to a man whose work I've always admired and whose company I always enjoy', he said. He follows last year's winner David Tennant.
Anthony Mcpartlin, Declan Donnelly, Ant & Dec, Ant, Dec, Lisa Armstrong , Ali Astall - Wedding of Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard at St. Paul's Knighstbridge - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 20th December 2015
Re-branded as 'The Best Time Ever', the Geordie duo will be there to help Harris to present the first show on NBC in September.
British presenting veterans Ant & Dec are to make a return to US television after their failed attempt to launch their career Stateside seven years ago.
NBC is launching a rebranded version of the Geordie duo’s early evening favourite ‘Saturday Night Takeaway’ in America with the title ‘The Best Time Ever’, to be presented by Neil Patrick Harris. However, Harris has revealed that he’s asked Ant & Dec to help him present the first show next month.
Neil Patrick Harris will be fronting a U.S. version of Ant & Dec's perennial favourite 'Saturday Night Takeaway'
Ant and Dec are rich.
The British presenting duo Anthony Mcpartlin and Declan Donnelly - better known as Ant and Dec - made £23,000 a day last year. The Bafta winning pair took home $8.4 million between them under their exclusive contract with ITV.
Ant and Dec made a staggering amount of cash last year
After stints in TV and music, Ant and Dec have forged a career as the most in-demand light entertainment presenters in the UK and present shows including I'm A Celebrity, Britain's Got Talent and Saturday Night Takeaway. According to the Mirror, the pair's most recent filed accounts show their staggering wealth.
Continue reading: Ant And Dec Make £23,000 Per Day. Just Think About That.
Ant & Dec, Anthony Mcpartlin and Declan Donnelly - Cash for Kids 'Superhero Day' saw various celebrities including Ant and Dec, Ross Noble, Brooke Vincent, Katie McGlynn, Amy Kelly, Phil Neville lending their support to raise an outstanding £514,000 with more money still to come in. The various events which took place across all 21 Cash for Kids sites saw supporters dress up, fundraise and donate with all the money raised staying in the local community within which it was raised. Newcastle, Ant & Dec hosted the Breakfast Show on Metro Radio and met local beneficiaries of the funds raised, comedian Ross Noble also popped into the station. Ant and Dec commented ahead of their appearance: "As patrons of Cash for Kids and The Sunshine Fund we're thrilled to be part of Superhero Day across the North East and can't wait to be back in our home town on Friday 15th May! We want to celebrate all of the hard work these two charities do in the community, and hopefully encourage companies, schools and individuals to dig a little deeper to help local children. We're passionate about our area and know that people will be Superheroes on the day and donate what they can." Manchester, Footballer Phil Neville, Brooke Vincent, Amy Kelly, Katie Mcglynn and Sinead Tinker from Coronation Street all got involved. Raising funds for: Beechwood Cancer Care in order to create a child bereavement service. The service will be inclusive across the whole of Greater Manchester. Any family regardless of background can use this free counselling service. In the eventuality that a parent has to tell a child that someone has a terminal illness, this service is there to support the child through that process. It also works to support children who have lost a family member in a road traffic accident or other tragic circumstances. Liverpool, Liverpool and Everton football teams lent their support. Raising funds for: Alder Hey children's hospital not only cares for local children but also families right across the UK. The NHS is in t - United Kingdom - Wednesday 14th January 2015
Ant & Dec, Anthony Mcpartlin and Declan Donnelly - Ant & Dec go into Metro Radio in Newcastle to host the breakfast show for Superhero Day in aid of Cash for Kids and The Sunshine Fund at Metro Radio - Newcastle, United Kingdom - Friday 15th May 2015
Benedict Cumberbatch and James Nesbitt head 'Leading Actors'.
The BAFTA Television Award nominations for 2015 have finally been announced, including the usual entertainment favourites, some easily predictable names and a few surprises along the way that represent the very best of British television.
James Nesbitt's 'The Missing' leads the nominations
We're never tired of hearing his name at awards ceremonies; 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch is once again nominated for his exceptional performance as the modern-day sleuth on a show that the public has also put up to receive the Radio Times Audience Award. More Leading Actor nominations feature Toby Jones in 'Marvellous', which is also in the Single Drama category and Best Supporting Actress with Gemma Jones.
Continue reading: BAFTA TV Nominations Announced! The Missing Gets The Most Nods For 2015
The panel remains the same as last year, with Cowell, Dixon, Holden and Walliams all set to cast their eye over the hopefuls again.
It’s that time of year again! ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ is all set to return to our screens to see us through the dark and dismal winter months, and viewers can expect more of what they’re used to, as the show’s line-up is unchanged.
ITV confirmed on Friday that the panel of judges will remain the same, after Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams have all signed up for another year. On the presenting front, stalwart pair Ant & Dec will return as hosts once more.
Simon Cowell will return in 'Britain's Got Talent'
Continue reading: 'Britain's Got Talent' Panel Announced
Ant McPartlin is fine, despite being assaulted in Chiswick.
Ant Mcpartlin has shrugged off an incident in which he was assault outside a pub in Chiswick, telling Twitter followers that he won't let an "idiot" ruin things.
Ant McPartlin Was Assaulted In Chiswick
Ant, 38 - one half of the Ant & Dec presenting duo - was hassled by a gang outside the Old Station House gastropub in the Hounslow suburb last Thursday.
Continue reading: Ant McPartlin Shrugs Off 'Idiot' After Assault In Chiswick
The Ant and Dec TV presenter was enjoying lunch with his mum when the gang struck.
Anthony McPartlin, of Ant and Dec fame, has responded to his fans' concern after it emerged that he had been put into a headlock by thugs and experienced a dramatic assault. The TV presenter was enjoying spending time with his mother in a Chiswick pub when an altercation broke out and he was assaulted by a teenage gang.
Ant Mcpartlin Has Been The Victim Of A Worrying Gang Attack.
McPartlin had been enjoying a meal at the Old Station House in the affluent area of Chiswick with his mother Christine and an aunt when the gang started making lewd gestures at him and videoing his reaction through the window of the restaurant, according to The Sun. His 58 year-old mother went outside to confront the gang but was reportedly pushed to the floor.
Continue reading: Ant McPartlin Speaks Out To Reassure Fans After Headlock Gang Assault
Ant and Dec look to be taking over telly with TWO shows up for Entertainment Programme gong.
The duo won't only be up for Entertainment Presenter(s) of the year - a prize they have won for 12 years running - but they are also in with a chance of collecting gongs for two shows they have been presenting over the years. Their entertainment variety show 'Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway' will be up against jungle reality show 'I'm A Celebrity. Get Me Out Of Here!' for Entertainment Programme of the year, while both will also be competing against Keith Lemon's 'Celebrity Juice' and chat-show 'The Graham Norton Show'.
'Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway' made a comeback in February 2013 after a four-year break having ran since 2002. As for 'I'm A Celebrity.', the pair recently finished presenting their thirteenth series in which Westlife's Kian Egan was crowned King of the Jungle.
The Geordie hosts take their ITV partnership up to 15 years.
Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, AKA TV duo 'Ant n Dec,' have signed a further 3 year deal with broadcasters ITV, extending their exclusive contract with the channel to 15 years.
Ant and Dec Have Signed A New 3 Year Contract With ITV
Known for their comic style, physical similarities and strong Geordie accents, the pair have proved to be successful hosts on a range of ITV programmes over the years, rising from child star fame to become I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here presenters, hosting their own Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway and gameshow Ant & Dec's Push The Button.
Continue reading: Ant And Dec Sign 3 Year Deal With ITV, Begin Work On Sitcom
Ant and Dec: The Live Show. Can it work?
"Yes! I bagged tickets for Ant and Dec!" nobody has ever said, ever. Even when they were pop stars. But now, the comedy duo are trying to persuade the British people to part with their cash and stump up £40 to watch a live version of Saturday Night Takeaway in one of the various soulless hangers across the country.
The showbiz duo will take the show to 12 UK arenas next summer before the popular show returns to screens in autumn 2014. The news comes after speculation that the pair could be planning an American version.
"Takeaway is the one show that people always tell us they'd love to be in the audience for, so we've decided to take the show to them!" they told Digital Spy, "Just like the TV show, the audience will have a chance of winning some fantastic prizes as well as being an essential part of the show."
Continue reading: Will Ant And Dec's 'Saturday Night Takeaway' Work As A Live Show?
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RT @davidwalliams: A very amusing day filming with the two nicest men in showbusiness @antanddec for their new series of @itvtakeaway