Simon Cowell to get BAFTA honour

Updated: Jun 06, 2010, 11:15 AM IST

London: Music mogul Simon Cowell will be honoured by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) at the academy`s awards event here at the London Palladium Sunday.

The "Britain`s Got Talent" judge will pick up the Special Award for his outstanding contribution to TV, reports a website.

"(I) was delighted to recognise one of the most brilliant entertainment producers of our time," John Willis, of BAFTA`s TV committee, was quoted as saying.