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McPartlin was speaking to The Sun after he and Declan Donnelly won Best TV Presenter for the 17th year in a row at the National Television Awards.
After yet another successful year at the National Television Awards, presenter Ant Mcpartlin has said that he might not attend the ceremony next year because has found it too “emotional”.
McPartlin, one half of the beloved presenting duo Ant & Dec with his best friend and colleague Declan Donnelly, won the Best TV Presenter at the 2018 NTAs on Wednesday night (January 24th), just like he has done for the 16 consecutive years before that.
Given his much-publicised struggles with addiction that emerged in the press in 2017, coupled with the recent news of his divorce from his wife of 11 years, Lisa Armstrong, this year’s win was freighted with extra significance for him.
The awards show left 'This Morning' presenters a little worse for wear though.
British television is celebrated with the arrival of the 23rd National Television Awards. Naturally Ant and Dec bagged the most prizes, but it was Paul O'Grady who was honoured with the annual Special Recognition Award for his work on the small screen for the past 30 years.
Ant and Dec at the National Television Awards
This year's ceremony was hosted by Dermot O'Leary and saw the re-naming of the Entertainment Show Award as The Bruce Forsyth Entertainment Award after the 'Strictly Come Dancing' star, who passed away in August 2017. This year's winner of that very same award was, of course, Ant & Dec.
Continue reading: Paul O'Grady, Ant And Dec Win Big At 2018 National Television Awards
It had been speculated that McPartlin would have to miss presenting the ITV reality show alongside his colleague and best friend Declan Donnelly.
Following suggestions that he was preparing to take up to a year out of the spotlight, ITV bosses have confirmed that Ant Mcpartlin will be returning by the end of 2017 to present the upcoming series of ‘I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here’.
The 41 year old presenter revealed earlier this year that he nearly died as he battled depression and struggled to overcome dependencies on alcohol and prescription drugs. He entered rehab back in June this year, having been addicted to super-strength painkillers for two years after a knee operation back in 2015.
When news of it came out, it cast doubt over whether the Geordie presenter would be able to front ‘I’m a Celebrity…’ in Australia in October alongside his colleague Declan Donnelly as they do every year.
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.
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 & Dec - The Arqiva British Academy Television Awards - Afterparty held at The Grosvenor House hotel - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 18th May 2014
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 & Dec - The Tric Awards 2014 held at the Grosvenor House Hotel - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 11th March 2014
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.
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