ITV's Appropriate Adult, Coronation Street, Sherlock and Celebrity Juice were among the big winners during the event.
> BAFTA Television Awards 2012: The winners in full
Winners, nominees and other television professionals took to Twitter last night to respond to the results.
Alan Carr: "Ok, so i didn't win a BAFTA but was a bit p*ssed off when the cameraman stuck his camera in my face when 'Mummifying Alan' was on - how rude."
Sherlock's Mark Gattis: "Smashing night at #Bafta. Thrilled for Andrew Scott & @realreeceshears , touched & moved by @steven_moffat , disappointed for Benedict!"
Fearne Cotton: "Tonight celebrity juice won a BAFTA and I met Mary Berry! Over the moon!"
David Walliams: "Please please please can Miranda Hart win a #BAFTA next year?"
Armando Iannucci: "Effin haha! Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle gets Bafta for Best Comedy. I feel young again. Young and silly."
Derren Brown: "Thank you for the BAFTA congrats. Has made the dinner after much more fun. Very happy for my team, they really deserve it."
Nick Hewer: "So, Young Apprentice gets a BAFTA! Whoopee and well done to everyone involved."
Philip Schofield: [Referring to Celebrity Juice's Holly Willoughby] "Oh No!!! Er .. Well done @celebrityjuice & @hollywills on your BAFTA ... I guess I'll be flying with a comatose co-pilot tomorrow!! :)"
Lord Alan Sugar: "@piersmorgan I won the bafta tonight Piersy. Eat your heart out."
Leigh Francis (Keith Lemon): "Thank you so much to everyone that voted for us. Without you we are nothing. Well we are but it just means you don't like us. Massive cheers"
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