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  • Simon Cowell admits it was 'awful' to see David Walliams winning best judge at NTAs

    Earlier in 2015, comedian David Walliams picked up the Best Judge award at the National Television Awards - and TV's original reality show judge, Simon Cowell, has now admitted that it was "one of the most awful moments" of his career. Simon was speaking at the launch of the latest season of Britain's Got Talent, which is back on TV screens this week. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO "When I found out there was this category [at the NTAs] I literally got a knot in my stomach," said Simon. CLICK ON PICTURES FOR FULL GALLERY L-R: David Walliams, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden, and

  • Poldark to return for second series on BBC

    Poldark fans can rejoice. The popular TV drama, starring Aidan Turner and Eleanor Tomlinson, will be returning for a second series and once again feature the two protagonists. BBC One controller Charlotte Moore confirmed the exciting news, dubbing Poldark the new "Sunday night phenomenon" that has "captured the nation's hearts". The new series will be made up of eight episodes and will cover books three and four of Winston Graham's novels. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The first series of Poldark pulled in around eight million viewers Poldark, which has appeared as a series twice before on the small screen in 1975 and