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2010 BAFTAs Honored Simon Cowell and More

June 7, 2010 (4:27 am) GMT
The man behind 'Britain's Got Talent' and 'The X Factor' received a special award from a fellow winner Ant and Dec.
2010 BAFTAs Honored Simon Cowell and More

June 6 saw a number of British personalities being honored for their work in television. , who resigned from his position on "" this year, was handed a special award by duo Ant & Dec for his outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry and for the development of new talent.

Cowell, wearing a tuxedo and a smile, took the stage to express how happy he was with the honor. "One of my happiest memories as a kid was when my dad came home with a color TV set. I was about five years old and me and my friends came back from school and watched the one program that was in color. So standing here getting an award for making television shows is the happiest feeling of my life," he said.

Beside Cowell, Ant & Dec also brought home a trophy as Best Entertainment Performance. They host ITV's "" and had been nominated for the category for six times before. "You feed a couple of kangaroo testicles to a glamor model and you end up with a Bafta," they said at the acceptance speech referring to .

won Leading Actor through "Wallander" while won the Actress category through "Mo". The full winners list can be found at BAFTA.org.

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