EDINBURGH TV AWARDS 2018

FAQ'S

CHANNEL OF THE YEAR

This award will go to the best mainstream channel that offers a range of high-quality content across several genres.

BBC One

BBC Two

ITV

BBC Three

Channel 5

ITV2

BEST SPECIALIST CHANNEL

This award will go to the best specialist channel that offers a range of high-quality content across a specific genre or theme.

BBC Four

Sky Arts

CBBC

CNN International

PRODUCTION COMPANY OF THE YEAR

The award will go to an indie that could be a specialist at the top of their game or a company that has produced a range of top-quality content for a number of different channels.

Big Talk Productions

CPL Productions

ITN Productions

Kudos

Studio Lambert

World Productions

 

BEST UK DRAMA

This award will go to an outstanding UK drama – whether a standalone one-off piece; a short mini-series or a full series.

Peaky Blinders, Caryn Mandabach Productions and Tiger Aspect Productions

Murdered for Being Different, BBC Studios: The Documentary Unit

Three Girls, BBC Studios, Studio Lambert

Save Me, World Productions

The End of the F***** World, Clerkenwell Films

Line of Duty, World Productions

Best International Drama Series

This award will go to a series that has been a standout hit in two or more territories and judges will be looking for an original script, high production values and outstanding performances.

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Fox 21 Television Studios, Plan B Entertainment, Ryan Murphy Productions

The Handmaid’s Tale, An MGM and HULU production

The Crown, Left Bank Pictures

Game of Thrones, HBO in association with Bighead, Littlehead, 360 Television, Startling Television

Big Little Lies, HBO, David E.Kelly Productions, Pacific Standard and Blossom Films

Tin Star, Kudos

Best Documentary Programme

This award will go to the outstanding Documentary Programme of 2018 - whether a standalone one-off piece; a short mini-series or a full series

Blue Planet II, BBC Studios NHU, BBC Worldwide

Louis Theroux: Dark states, Heroin Town, BBC Studios: The Documentary Unit

Raped: My Story, Lambent Productions

Grenfell Tower: Minute by Minute, ITN Productions

Forbidden Games: The Justin Fashanu Story, Fulwell 73, Darke Films, Black Sun Media

James Bulger: A Mother’s Story, Optomen

Best Popular Factual Series

This award will go to an outstanding Popular Factual Series. This will go to series which make popular factual entertaining and tackle broad issues that become a talking point within the nation.

Coastal Railway Journey’s with Julie Walters, Alaska TV

No More Boys and Girls, Outline Productions

Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds, CPL Productions

The Real Full Monty: Ladies Night, Spun Gold

Cruising with Jane McDonald, Elephant House Productions

Portrait Artist of the Year, Storyvault Films

Best Entertainment Series

This award will go to an outstanding Entertainment Series. It is open to an original new concept or an established series which can be described as being at the top of its game.

Celebs Go Dating, Lime Pictures

Love Island, ITV Studios Ltd, Motion Content Group

The Graham Norton Show, So Television

Taskmaster Series 5, Avalon Productions

Gogglebox, Studio Lambert

Harry Hill’s Alien Fun Capsule, NIT Television

Best Comedy Series

This award will go to an outstanding Comedy Series. It is open to an original new concept or an established series which can be described as being at the top of its game.

This Country, BBC Studios

Derry Girls, Hat Trick

Peter Kay’s Car Share, Goodnight Vienna

Inside No.9, BBC Studios

People Just Do Nothing, Roughcut TV

GameFace, Objective Fiction

Best Breakthrough Talent

This award recognises emerging talent on-screen in either scripted or unscripted programming who have had standout success in the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.

Daisy and Charlie Cooper

Jack Rowan

Rodney P

Daniel Lawrence Taylor

Rachel Parris

Letitia Wright

2017 Winners & Nominees

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