Ant and Dec's TV Quick triple takeaway

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 8 September 2009
Ant and Dec

Ant and Dec at the awards

Ant and Dec were the big winners at last night's (07.09.09) TV Quick and TV Choice awards, winning three accolades including one for Outstanding Achievement

Ant and Dec were the big winners at last night's (07.09.09) TV Quick Awards, taking home three prizes.

The cheeky Geordie duo picked up 'Best Entertainment Show' for their 'Saturday Night Takeaway'programme, 'Best Talent Show'for 'Britain's Got Talent', which they also front, as well as picking up an 'Outstanding Contribution'award to celebrate their 20 years on TV.

Ant, full name Anthony McPartlin, said: "We're very privileged to work in telly. People get very dramatic, very serious about it, but we make entertainment shows and we want people to have fun when they watch them."

Dec, full name Declan Donnelly, added: "We can't believe we've been doing this for 20 years - it really is the best job in the world. It's been a roller through the last 20 years."

Picking up soap accolades during the evening were 'EastEnders', which won Best Soap, while 'Coronation Street' couple Simon Gregson (Steve McDonald) and Katherine Kelly (Becky Granger) took home Best Soap Actor and Best Soap Actress respectively.

Actress Denise Welch also received two awards, Best Actress for her role in 'Waterloo Road'and Best Daytime Show for her role on the panel of 'Loose Women'.

Other programmes receiving accolades included 'Top Gear'for 'Best Lifestyle Show', 'Ashes to Ashes'for Best Drama Series and 'The Inbetweeners'for Best Comedy.

Full list of winners at the TV Quick and TV Choice Awards 2009.

Best Comedy Show: The Inbetweeners

Best Daytime Show: Loose Women

Best Entertainment Show: Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Best Lifestyle Show: Top Gear

Best Family Drama: Waterloo Road

Best New Drama: Merlin

Best Drama Series: Ashes To Ashes

Best Reality Show: The Apprentice

Best Actor: Philip Glenister - Ashes To Ashes

Best Actress: Denise Welch - Waterloo Road

Best Talent Show: Britain's Got Talent

Best Gameshow: Deal Or No Deal

Best Soap Actor: Simon Gregson - Steve McDonald, Coronation Street

Best Soap Actress: Katherine Kelly - Becky Granger, Coronation Street

Best Soap Newcomer: Lauren Crace - Danielle Jones, EastEnders

Best Soap: EastEnders

Best Soap Storyline: Danielle and Ronnie's story, EastEnders

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