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In quotes: National TV Awards
Here is a selection of notable quotations from the National Television Awards, which have been held at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Jeremy Clarkson
Jeremy Clarkson won a special award for his broadcasting career
What's really embarrassing is that we haven't put a fact in Top Gear for five years now.
Jeremy Clarkson is red-faced about the prize for best factual programme

I didn't know what to say and my mouth just lost all the saliva.
Kym Ryder, after accepting the award for best newcomer

Thank you for watching it; thank you for enjoying it. I'm having the time of my life and I'm so glad you're enjoying it.
David Tennant pays tribute to Doctor Who's fans

I'd like to take some of the credit - in fact, all of the credit - for making you interesting.
Simon Cowell addresses Ant and Dec as he collects a prize on their behalf

There are 187 countries in the world. But Switzerland, for goodness sake?
Jeremy Clarkson questions Lewis Hamilton's decision to leave the UK after a season of Formula One

A massive heartfelt thank you to everyone who voted for us this week. It has been quite a couple of weeks.
Dec - also known as Declan Donnelly - makes a passing reference to ITV's recent phone-in scandals

She is one of those people who really polarises opinion. A lot of people I spoke to said they feel very sorry for her now, but other people have thought there were a couple of things she said that didn't help her cause.
Phillip Schofield, fresh from interviewing Heather Mills about her run-ins with the media on This Morning

Kelly Brook
Kelly Brook co-presented the award for best reality programme
That's the first time I've known where his hands are all week.
Kelly Brook presents an award with Strictly Come Dancing partner Brendan Cole

There's nothing wrong with losing. It's the taking part that matters.
Simon Cowell beats Andrew Lloyd-Webber in the race for best talent show

Peter and Jane were fantastic supporters of our show, were - I think - brilliant at their jobs, and it's a real shame that they're gone. They were very much part of our team and it feels different without them.
David Tennant on the departures of BBC One controller Peter Fincham and head of PR Jane Fletcher over "misleading" footage of the Queen

I think we've posted the biggest ever viewing drop in history... We could have them straight back if he'd just take one for the team.
Jeremy Clarkson urges co-host Richard Hammond to have another high-speed crash to boost ratings


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