Ricky Gervais picked up the award for best comedy performance for his role in 'Extras'. He has now won a total of seven Baftas - the same as Victoria Wood, who collected two awards for ITV Second World War drama 'Housewife, 49'. Wood, who wrote and starred in the show, picked up the awards for best actress and best single drama.
'The X-Factor' repeated its success last year, again winning best entertainment programme.
Jonathan Ross won the award for best entertainment performance for 'Friday Night with Jonathan Ross', beating Ant & Dec for 'Saturday Night Takeaway', Stephen Fry for 'QI' and Paul Merton for 'Have I Got News For You?'.
'The Royle Family' one-off return to the small screen scooped the award for best situation comedy and David Mitchell and Robert Webb won the award for best comedy programme.
The star studded evening at the London Palladium was hosted by Graham Norton.
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