All Broadcast Awards articles – Page 5

  • The Charlie Hebdo Attacks

    News & current affairs programme: Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks


    As close as one wants to get to a terrorist attack”, was one judge’s verdict on Amos Pictures’ 60-minute film, which traced the events in Paris on 7 January 2015, when two brothers forced their way into the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

  • Interview with a Murderer

    Documentary programme: Interview With A Murderer


    It was a landmark year for the true crime genre but Interview With A Murderer, which featured former ambulance man Bert Spencer, widely suspected of killing paperboy Carl Bridgewater, stood out.

  • Adele At The BBC

    Music programme: Adele At The BBC


    The judges were impressed that the hour-long special had the “ambition to match the singing talent of the Chasing Pavements star”.

  • The Last Leg

    Entertainment programme: The Last Leg


    The Last Leg took a giant leap forward in 2016 with a live, daily pre-watershed show reviewing the Rio Paralympics.

  • Topsy And Tim

    Pre-school programme: Topsy and Tim


    Having taken the adage about children and animals as an open challenge, Darrall Macqueen took things to the next level for series three of Topsy And Tim.

  • Paralympics

    Sports programme: Rio 2016 Paralympic Games


    Following the London 2012 Paralympics was a tough challenge, but not only did the Team GB athletes in Rio surpass their previous medal haul, Channel 4’s coverage of the event also hit new heights.

  • Later with Jools Holland

    Special recognition: Later... With Jools Holland


    Think of a breakthrough recording artist of the past 25 years and the chances are you saw them first on Later… With Jools Holland.

  • Features

    Soap or continuing drama: Emmerdale


    It’s a second consecutive win for the Yorkshire-set soap, whose most talked-about storyline of the year was Aaron finding the courage to confide in his mother that he was a victim of sexual abuse.

  • The Question Jury

    Daytime programme: The Question Jury


    The development team at Monkey Kingdom created The Question Jury after watching the 1950s film Twelve Angry Men, in which a group of strangers are stuck in a jury room together, leading to much drama and debate.

  • Ellen

    Single drama: Ellen


    Ellen is a touching, brutal and unforgettable rendering of the life of an isolated and vulnerable 14-year-old girl. In the words of one judge, it was “an extraordinary, beautifully written, directed and performed film that haunted me for days”.

  • The Boy on the Bicycle

    Children's programme: The Boy on the Bicycle


    Access to the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan secured a fast-turnaround commission for Drummer TV for this My Life documentary, which sought to give young viewers an insight into Syrian children’s lives.

  • Mum

    Comedy programme: Mum


    Big Talk’s six-part series was a genuinely funny and moving piece of work that “subverted expectations”, according to one judge.

  • The Last Panthers

    International programme sales: The Last Panthers


    The Last Panthers was a truly global series. Co-produced by British indie Warp Films and French producer Haut et Court for Sky Atlantic and French premium network Canal+, it was shot across four European cities in three languages.

  • Fleabag

    Multichannel programme: Fleabag

    Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s lost, filthy, lovable character broke hearts while breaking the fourth wall in BBC Three’s six-part sitcom, hailed by judges as a “brilliant unique voice” that was “breathing new life” into British comedy.

  • Exodus

    Documentary series: Exodus: Our Journey Into Europe

    ”We all think we know the migration story – our news is saturated with it. But this was the real story, stripped back and bare.” So said one judge of the category’s clear winner.

  • TV Moment of the year

    TV Moment of 2016: shortlist unveiled


    The 10 shows that will compete at the Broadcast Awards to be crowned Timeline TV Moment of the Year have been unveiled.

  • Moment of the year

    Vote for your TV moment of the year


    The Broadcast Awards 2017 will celebrate the best TV moments of the year – and we need your help.

  • Fleabag

    Broadcast Awards shortlist 2017


    ITV stablemates Big Talk and Twofour will battle four other major players to be named Best Independent Production Company at the Broadcast Awards 2017.

  • Broadcast Awards

    Broadcast Awards 2017: open for entries


    The Broadcast Awards are returning in 2017 – click now to enter.

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    GALLERY: Broadcast Awards 2016


    Familiar faces from across the industry gathered at Grosvenor House in central London last week for the 21st Broadcast Awards, hosted by Jonathan Ross.