The first shortlist of nominations for the Broadcast Digital Awards 2016 has been unveiled - including the Best Factual Channel, Best Entertainment Channel and Best Content Partnership categories.

Broadcast Digital Awards 2016

Ahead of the awards which will be held at The Brewery, London on 29 June, the first of two shortlists has been revealed.

The Broadcast Digital Awards will recognise the innovative, the interactive and the creative and those stretching boundaries of creativity.

The second shortlist is available here

Broadcast Digital Awards 2016: shortlist part 1

Best App or Website for a Strand, Channel or Genre

  • At the Races Simplestream for At the Races
  • Am I Normal? Maverick and Little Dot Studios for Channel 4
  • Radio 1 Newsbeat BBC Newsbeat for Radio 1
  • Syrian Journey BBC Arabic for BBC News

Best Content Partnership or AFP

  • Formula E Season 2 Digital Little Dot Studios, Aurora Media and Partners for Formula E
  • The Indestructibles Factory Media for Dave
  • Sky News on Snapchat Discover Snapchat for Sky News
  • Stand Up To Cancer YouTube Party Princess Productions and Cancer Research UK for YouTube
  • Stargazing Live, Brit in Space, Tim Peake Special ESA, UKSA, London Science Museum and BBC News for BBC Two
  • What Not To Do Scope for All 4

Best Digital Video Platform or Services

  • All 4
  • BBC iPlayer
  • The ITV Hub
  • TVPlayer
  • UKTV Play

Best Programme Acquisition

  • The Affair Sky Atlantic
  • Empire E4
  • Life Below Zero Travel Channel
  • Quantico Alibi
  • The Walking Dead Season 6 Fox
  • Trapped BBC Four

Best Factual Channel

  • BBC Four
  • BBC Three
  • Discovery Channel
  • History
  • Horse & Country TV
  • Sky News

Best Entertainment Channel

  • Dave
  • E4
  • Fox
  • MTV
  • TLC

Best Game sponsored by ionoco

  • Danger Mouse Saves the Day CBBC In-House Productions and Goodboy Digital for CBBC
  • Gogglebox Game Big Bit for Channel 4
  • Operation Ouch: The Snotapocalypse Little Dot Studios and Plug in Media for CBBC
  • Star Wars Arcade Disney for DisneyXD and Star Wars Rebels
  • The Jump TwoFour Group, GroupM Entertainment and Trusted Developments for Channel 4
  • The Last Hours of Laura K BBC Writersroom for BBC

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