Ant and Dec will have to wait to find out if they can secure a 20th Most Popular Presenter award
25 June 2020

National Television Awards postponed until April 2021

Next year’s National Television Awards have been pushed back to April due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The awards were originally scheduled to take place in January 2021 but have now been postponed until April 20.

The NTAs released a statement saying: "Please note that the National Television Awards has been rescheduled to Tuesday 20th April 2021.

"If you have already reserved tickets your seats will be honoured for the rescheduled date and you will be contacted shortly by Ticketmaster or AXS who can help with any queries."

It comes after a series of award ceremony postponements including the BAFTAs, Oscars and Golden Globes.

Marc Samuelson, chair of BAFTA's film committee, said: "We have pushed back by two months to give all films the best possible chance to be released and considered properly."

Ant and Dec are famously the kings of the NTA awards having won Most Popular Entertainer/TV Presenter for the last 19 years in a row.

However, the will now be made to wait three months longer than usual to find out whether they can secure a breathtaking 20th consecutive award.

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