Download the brand new Festival app to watch and vote for your TV Moment of the Year from the shortlist below:

  • Lord Grantham’s dinner shocker in Downton Abbey
  • The Walking Dead end of season 6 cliffhanger
  • Dr Foster exposes her husband’s affair
  • Adele rapping to Nicki Minaj’s verse on Kanye’s Monster on Carpool Karaoke 
  • Prince Charles’ surprise appearance on Shakespeare Live!
  • Arya Stark’s revenge on Walder Frey on Game of Thrones,
  • Paddy falls off cliff on The Island with Bear Grylls

The result will be announced during the Edinburgh TV Awards at the Festival.

By downloading the app you can also take part live with many sessions. All interaction is anonymous so you can vote or post questions that you really want answered. Watch out for the TAKE PART & ASK app icons that appear at the start of the interactive sessions.  Then use the app to contribute to the sessions below and more:

*vote for the best TV sporting moment of the year as championed by top sport talent in the Best of British Sport session.

* ask an anonymous question to all of the channel Controllers and Gamechangers. Questions appear in the app, so you can vote up the good ones.

*ask your burning question or respond to the MacTaggart Lecture by posting a question for Shane Smith in the Post MacTaggart Interview.

*ask an anonymous question to channel bosses in the Leaders’ Debate.

* take part in polls and respond to questions when the panelists ask the audience.

*Link to the Festival networking hub ConnectED to message other delegates.


The free app is available for IOS devices (iphone and ipad) and android phones and tablets.

IOS devices

Visit the iTune app store and search for “EdTVFest”

Android devices

Visit the Google Play Store and search for “EdTVFest”