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National TV Awards 2014: How Twitter reacted

22 January 2014 4:58 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The National TV Awards were their usual mix of the predictable (Ant and Dec sweeping the board) and unpredictable (Benedict Cumberbatch in swim shorts) last night and consequently the ITV ceremony was the hottest topic on Twitter yesterday evening (January 22).

Digital Spy has rounded up some of the best, funniest and cheekiest Twitter reactions to the show below. Warning: This list does include some worrying nipple action.

National TV Awards: The Winners

1. RIcky Gervais didn't win an Nta, but he did give us this amazing selfie.

Oi! Rickaaay! pic.twitter.com/wcRztUrYC2

Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) January 22, 2014

2. Benedict Cumberbatch accepted his Best TV Detective Award in swim shorts. The Sherlock internet fandom melted.

Benedict Cumberbatch In Those Swimming Trunks, Accepting His Nta. pic.twitter.com/AnyffvY1hw

— #Moriartylives (@PondsAreCool) January 22, 2014

3. Mushy from Educating Yorkshire won our hearts again with his WWE-inspired speech and hilarious photobomb.

In the words of @DanialBryan Yes Yes Yes. »

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National Television Awards 2014 winners in full - Ant & Dec, more

22 January 2014 2:00 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The 19th National Television Awards took place at London's O2 Arena this evening (January 22).

Hosted by Dermot O'Leary, the ceremony celebrated all that is great and good in UK television.

National Television Awards 2014 - as it happened

The National TV Awards winners in full:

Talent Show

The X Factor

Strictly Come Dancing - Winner

Britain's Got Talent

Dancing on Ice

The Voice UK

Serial Drama

Coronation Street - Winner

EastEnders

Emmerdale

Hollyoaks

Comedy

Derek

Mrs Brown's Boys - Winner

The Big Bang Theory

Miranda

Watch Brendan O'Carroll talk to Digital Spy about the success of Mrs Brown's Boys below:

Drama

Broadchurch

Call The Midwife

Downton Abbey

Doctor Who - Winner

Drama Performance

Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey)

Matt Smith (Doctor Who) - Winner

Martin Clunes (Doc Martin)

Miranda Hart (Call The Midwife)

Factual Entertainment

The Great British Bake Off

Paul O'Grady: For The Love of Dogs - Winner

An Idiot Abroad »

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Coronation Street: farewell Hayley Cropper – review

20 January 2014 3:10 PM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Hayley's euthanasia storyline reached its conclusion with two finely scripted episodes and some of the best performances the cobbles have ever seen

Coronation Street's Hayley Cropper and the right to die

• Is Coronation Street the right place to air the issue of assisted suicide?

Coronation Street's Hayley Cropper has changed soaps for ever

He buttoned her cardigan wrong, that's the thing. On the day she'd chosen as her last, Roy had buttoned Hayley's cardigan wrong. "How did that happen?" he asked in anguish, and he begged her to stay just one more day so that they could do everything better tomorrow. But, suffering from terminal cancer and fearful that the effects of the drugs and pain to come would strip her of the selfhood she had fought so hard over the years to piece together, Hayley couldn't.

I suspect Roy knew from the moment he fell in love with Hayley then-Patterson, »

- Lucy Mangan

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Coronation Street star describes 'holy atmosphere' of Hayley Cropper scene

14 January 2014 3:15 AM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Julie Hesmondhalgh says she was shocked at how upsetting it was to watch the dramatic scene again

Warning: The following article contains spoilers

Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh said there was "an almost holy atmosphere" during her last scene when her character Hayley Cropper committed suicide in the face of incurable cancer.

She filmed the scene in one take with David Neilson, who plays her on-screen husband Roy, and said she was "shocked" at how upsetting it was to watch it again.

The actor told the latest issue of Radio Times: "It didn't seem like I was watching anything to do with me at all, it was just these two characters that I really loved and seeing the end of their love story, oh yeah there were tears. My husband was absolutely devastated."

She said: "The way it had been directed was very carefully done. There was an almost holy »

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National Television Awards: The shortlist - In Full

6 January 2014 4:17 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The shortlist for the 19th National Television Awards has been announced.

Dermot O'Leary hosts this year's ceremony, which takes places on Wednesday, January 22 at London's 02. Fans can vote at NationalTVAwards.com.

The National TV Awards nominations in full:

Talent Show

The X Factor

Strictly Come Dancing

Britain's Got Talent

Dancing on Ice

The Voice UK

Serial Drama

Coronation Street

EastEnders

Emmerdale

Hollyoaks

Comedy

Derek

Mrs Brown's Boys

The Big Bang Theory

Miranda

Drama

Broadchurch

Call The Midwife

Downton Abbey

Doctor Who

Drama Performance

Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey)

Matt Smith (Doctor Who)

Martin Clunes (Doc Martin)

Miranda Hart (Call The Midwife)

Factual Entertainment

The Great British Bake Off

Paul O'Grady: For The Love of Dogs

An Idiot Abroad

Top Gear

Daytime

Pointless

The Chase

This Morning

The Jeremy Kyle Show

Newcomer

Khali Best (EastEnders)

Michelle Hardwick (Emmerdale)

Marc Baylis (Coronation Street)

Anna Passey (Hollyoaks)

Serial Drama Performance

David Neilson (Coronation Street »

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