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Last Updated: Wednesday May 14 2008 13:36 GMT

Your views on the award scandal

Ant, Dec and Catherine Tate

Ant and Dec have sent back a comedy award they were given when ITV bosses faked the result.

The 2005 award - voted for by the public - should have been given to the Catherine Tate Show.

The stars didn't know anything about the scandal and are appalled by the whole thing.

So we wondered what you thought about it? Are you outraged at the award-fixing or are you not bothered? Tell us your views, we're waiting!

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Your comments

"I think it is so unfair to have to give the award back. The channel bosses should have been more careful about who won."

Briony, 11, Lancashire, England

"I think Ant and Dec did the right thing by giving it back, but I do think they are so funny, as is Catherine Tate."

Laura, 12, Middlesex, England

"I think this lot are great - they should cut the prize in half!"

Amy, 12, Manchester, England

"I think it wasn't fair that that happened to Catherine Tate and it must be a big embarrassment to Ant and Dec."

Bernice, 11, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland

"I think when Ant and Dec found out they did not get it, they were heartbroken."

Isabel, 8, Oxford, England

"I think this is a disgrace!! Ant and Dec are really talented and deserved an award, but it belonged to Catherine Tate! She is sooo good at what she does, and naturally funny, I love her!!! Why don't they make another award so they can both have one?"

Abbey, 13, York, England

"I feel really sorry for Ant and Dec as they must have been really excited about winning, but they were let down."

Katie, 14, Stafford, England

"I think it is stupid that they didn't give the award to the person who won it."

Haresh, 8, Kempston, England

"It's just stupid. No-one should have to be ecstatic about winning an award and then be told they didn't."

Alex, 11, Haywards Heath, England

"I feel sorry for both Ant and Dec and Catherine Tate as they had nothing to do with it, and am disgusted with ITV!"

Georgia, 11, Stone, England

"I find this shocking. Poor Ant and Dec for getting an award they didn't win, poor Catherine Tate too, not getting an award she won."

Zoe, 10, Leicestershire, England

"IT'S SO UNFAIR! Poor Ant and Dec!!!!!"

Jade, 11, Milton Keynes, England

"I think they must be mortified, even though I think Catherine Tate deserved it. She's really got talent and I praise her more now that she is in Doctor Who!

Laura, 10, Rochdale, England

"I think it was all a mistake, and you can't really blame Ant and Dec for all this, it wasn't their fault, besides they are huge comedy legends and I love them!"

Nia, 14, Cardiff, Wales

"I think this is terrible and I think Ant and Dec should give it to Catherine Tate however much the public think they should have it, the award should be with the rightful owner."

Rachel, 14, Ayrshire, Scotland

"I feel really sorry for Ant and Dec, they shouldn't have to give it back, because it wasn't their fault, they should just make another one for Catherine Tate."

Paige, 13, Boston, England

"I think that it was very unfair that Ant and Dec got the award instead of Catherine Tate."

Muhammed, 12, Preston, England

"I wish the media would leave Ant and Dec alone. It wasn't their fault and they didn't know!"

Emily, 11, Worcester, England

"I think it is terrible for both Catherine Tate and Ant and Dec. ITV shouldn't have done it."

Emma, 13, Fife, Scotland

"Absolutely disgusting! Imagine being handed an award and praised for it and then having to hand it back! But Catherine Tate does deserve it."

Hannah, 10, Preston, England

"Wow! That is a big mess up! I have sympathy for those two boys there, imagine having an award and cherishing it and then someone comes and tells you that it wasn't meant for you and you have to give it away! It's really unfair, but I do think Catherine Tate deserves it too!"

Gabriele, 12, London, England

"I think that faking the award is just wrong, and it should have gone to the right person!"

Lauren, 10, Penarth, Wales

"I am gobsmacked. Catherine Tate won fair and square."

Sarah, 10, Bournemouth, England

"I personally like them both - Ant and Dec and I like Catherine Tate so I don't mind who won. But if the bosses faked it I'm mad and I really think Catherine should win."

Kerrie, 10, Cambridge, England

"It's crazy. What a stupid thing to do."

Esme, 10, Brighton, England

"I think it's terrible that the result was faked because it is unfair on Ant and Dec - poor them!!"

Ella, 10, Essex, England

"I feel really sorry for poor Ant and Dec."

Grace, 10, Somerset, England

"I think it is absolutely appalling."

Brad, 9, Rotherham, England

"I think this is unfair because Catherine Tate is the funniest person I have ever seen on TV. She should have got the award instead of Ant and Dec."

Tom, 11, Sunderland, England

"I feel really sorry for Ant and Dec. They'll be outraged. But well done Catherine."

Siobhan, 11, Gillingham, England

"I think it's horrible =( . Ant and Dec are brilliantly funny - I think it's terrible that they should be given an award then have to give it back!! But congratulations to Catherine Tate - she is really good and deserves this prize =)."

Annie, Bridgend, Wales

"I think it is out of order and this should be stopped in the future "

Glitter, 13, Eastbourne, England

"It is unfair that Catherine Tate was not given the award. Ant and Dec always win and it should of been Catherine to shine."

Aidan ,13 ,County Wexford, Republic of Ireland

"I think it's horrible of ITV doing this. I like Catherine Tate and Ant and Dec - they are such fabulous comedians!!"

Sahana, 12, London, England

"I feel really sorry for Ant and Dec because they are absolutely legends = ]. I reckon they are the best comedians and presenters in the world = ] Unlucky Ant and Dec. Unlucky ... Catherine Tate on the other hand is absolutely funny so she does deserve it : ]"

Jamseey, 14, Wales

"I think it is disgusting, Ant and Dec must feel so embarrassed about it. But I'm glad that it's been sorted out, the wrongs were righted and we must forgive and forget"

Kirsty, 14, Southampton, England

"I think it is awful and poor Ant and Dec."

Esther, Derbyshire, England

"I have so much respect for Ant and Dec for doing this. It shows that they believe in something and they stand up for wrong things."

Ian, 12, Peterborough, England

"I think it's terrible, whoever did this is really sad!"

Sean, 9, Ealing, England

"I think it's appalling that ITV would even think about doing something like this. If Catherine Tate won, then she won. Who do they think they are!?!"

Jamie, 12, Billingshurst, England

"It wasn't the fault of Ant and Dec. As far as I'm concerned, Catherine Tate and Ant and Dec are both awesome comedians."

Rebecca, 12, Lanarkshire, England

"I feel sorry for Ant and Dec for being given an award which wasn't for them, poor Ant and Dec. They are the best TV presenters and they are so funny!"

Tiffani, 11, Hampshire, England

"Well they can't exactly ask for it back from Ant and Dec now. They should make another one for Catherine Tate."

Lucy, 12, Swansea, Wales

"I feel sorry for Ant and Dec, they must have hated realising they didn't actually get the award."

Tim, 12, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

"What's the point of having a vote if they're going to fake the results? How unfair! I can't believe someone would even think of doing that."

Alana, 11, Manchester, England

"It's appalling that ITV have faked the results. So many other shows and stations have done it too. It's almost like the 21st century crime."

Georgia, 12, Norwich, England

"I think it's sad. ITV should've given it to Catherine Tate when she won."

Bethany, 12, Argyll, Scotland

"This is really bad! If the public vote for The Catherine Tate Show to win then that is what should have happened! Not giving fake results! If it were me I would be really angry!"

Beth, 14, Merseyside, England

"I think it's terrible - poor Ant and Dec."

Rosa, 12, Winchester, England

"It's terrible - but in the age where every other thing seems to be fixed I can't say that I am that surprised."

Katie, 13, Manchester, England