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The Broadcast Digital Awards awards celebrate leading digital content from across the UK, recognising and rewarding the most dynamic digital channels and programmes, effective and relevant second screen content, multi-platform projects and original content produced online.

The ceremony takes place on Wednesday 3 July at The Brewery, London

To book a table at this year’s Broadcast Digital Awards, visit or contact



Best Comedy Programme

Death on the Tyne, Shiny Button Productions for Gold

Fleabag (series 2), Two Brothers Pictures for BBC Three

Man Like Mobeen, Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC Three

Sally4Ever, Hush Ho for Sky Atlantic

This Country (series 2), BBC Studios – Comedy for BBC Three

Timewasters, Big Talk Productions for ITV2

Best Content Partnership or AFP

All Star Driving School, in partnership with Suzuki Rumpus Media for E4

Dave, in partnership with CALM

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018, by Aurora Media Worldwide

Guy Martin: Building Britain, in partnership with Wickes North One Television for All 4

The Kick Off with Ladbrokes, True Geordie/Formidable for True Geordie YouTube

The Secret Life of 5 Year Olds on Holiday, with Thomas Cook RDF Television for All 4

Best Digital Children’s Content

FYI, Fresh Start Media for Sky News & Sky Kids

Nikki Lilly Meets, Blakeway North for CBBC

Secret Life of Boys (series 3), Zodiak Kids Studio for CBBC

The Athena, Bryncoed Productions for Sky Kids

The Scoop, Nickelodeon

This is My Life: Boys To Men, Big Deal Films for CBBC

Best Digital Support for a Programme

All Together Now, Remarkable/Endemol Shine UK for BBC One

Derry Girls social campaign, 4Creative/OMD for Channel 4

Hollyoaks #DontFilterFeelings, Lime Pictures for Channel 4

Hotspots, Sky News/Sky Atlantic/Snapchat

Love Island App: The Ultimate Companion, ITV/Monterosa for ITV2

The Greatest Dancer, Thames Digital/BBC Content Social for BBC One

Best Digital Support for a Strand, Channel or Genre

World Cup 2018, BBC Sport

Body Positive, BBC Factual Entertainment

BBC Three

Formula E, The Goat Agency for Aurora Media Worldwide

Comedy Central UK, Comedy Central UK Digital

E4 Social Support, Channel 4

Best Documentary Programme

Abused by My Girlfriend, Century Films for BBC Three

After the Screaming Stops, Fulwell 73 for BBC Four

Black Sheep, Lightbox/The Guardian for The Guardian

BT Sport – Shoulder to Shoulder, BT Sport/3 Rock Productions/TBI Media for BT Sport 2

Driven: The Billy Monger Story, Oxford Scientific Films for BBC Three

The Yorkshire Ripper Files : A Very British Crime Story, Wall to Wall for BBC Four

Best Drama Programme

Bulletproof, Vertigo Films for Sky One

Clique (series 2), Balloon for BBC Three

Deep State, Endor for FOX

Flack, Hat Trick Productions/CASM Films for W

In My Skin, Expectation for BBC Three

Killed By My Debt, BBC Studios: The Documentary Unit for BBC Three

Best Entertainment Channel


BBC Three


Comedy Central



Best Entertainment Programme

Britain’s Got More Talent, Thames/Fremantle UK for ITV2

Celebs Go Dating, Lime Pictures for E4

Judge Romesh, Hungry Bear Media for Dave

Love Island (series 4), ITV Studios/Motion Content Group for ITV2

Taskmaster (series 7), Avalon for Dave

The Heist, Shine TV for Sky One

Best Factual Channel

Barcroft TV

BBC Four


National Geographic


Best Original Web Channel

Barcroft TV

BBC Three

Mashed, Channel 4

Real Stories, Little Dot Studios


Britain’s Youngest Football Boss, Curious Films for BBC Three

Emma Willis: Delivering Babies, Firecracker Films for W

Glow Up: Britains’s Next Make-Up Star, Wall to Wall for BBC Three

MisFITS Like Us Hello, Halo Productions for BBC Three

Inside the Ambulance Christmas, Brown Bob Productions for W

Spencer, Vogue and Baby Too, Rumpus Media for E4

Best Programme Acquisition

54 Hours: The Gladbeck Hostage Crisis, Ziegler Film/ARD Degeto for BBC Four

Community, Krasnoff Foster Productions/ Sony Pictures Television / UTV / Harmonious Claptrap / AGBO for All 4

Romper Stomper, Roadshow Rough Diamond/Stan for BBC Three

The Extraordinary Case of Alex Lewis for Real Stories, TwoFour for Real Stories/Little Dot Studios

The Orville (series 2), 20th Century Fox Television for FOX

Young Sheldon, Chuck Lorre Productions/Warner Bros. Television for E4

Best Short Form Comedy

God’s Own County, Guilty Party Pictures for All 4

Hounslow Diaries, CPL Productions for BBC Three

Samson Kayo’s Comedy Short, Roughcut TV for Sky On Demand

Susan Wokoma’s Comedy Short, Roughcut TV for Sky On Demand

The Data Doctor, Ricochet for Channel 4 Facebook

Wonderdate, Two Brothers Pictures for BBC Two/BBC iPlayer

Best Short Form Documentary

Anatomy of a Killing, BBC Africa Eye for YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, BBC channels

Britain’s Forgotten Men, BBC Three for BBC Three

Entitled: Random Acts, Fruit Tree Media/Little Dot Studios for Channel 4 YouTube Channel

Missed Call, Field Day Productions/Little Dot Studios for Real Stories

My Life Inside: The Snake Church, Barcroft Studios for Barcroft TV

Now I Can Breathe, CTVC/TrueTube for

Best Short Form Drama

Dead Girls Detective Agency, Keshet Studios/Insurrection Media/Indigo Development/Entertainment Arts for Snapchat

Gloss, The Comedy Unit for BBC Three

Snatches: Moments from Women’s Lives – Bovril Pam, BBC Studios for BBC Four

Soon Gone: A Windrush Chronicle, Douglas Road for BBC Four

Best Short Form Format

Animation 2018, Wingspan Productions for BBC Four

Face The Consequences, The Connected Set for BBC Three

How Not To Die, True Vision for BBC Three

Little Prankers, Hat Trick Productions/Brown Bred Productions for BBC Three/BBC iPlayer

Pie & A Pint, Comedy Central UK Digital for Comedy Central UK

Things Not to Say, Mentorn Media for BBC Three

Best Specialist Channel


Crime + Investigation

Sky Arts

Sky News

Nick Jr

Best Sports and Live Event Coverage

2018 UEFA Champions League Final, BT Sport for BT Sport 2

Beach Live: Jurassic Coast Revealed, Voltage TV for BBC Four

Deep Ocean Live, Sky News

How To Do A World Cup, Copa90 for Copa90

London Landmarks Half Marathon, FilmNova for Facebook Live / Evening Standard

Royal Ascot – Gold Cup, ITV Sport for ITV4

Best VR Experience

1943 Berlin Blitz, BBC/Immersive VR Education for BBC

Curfew – Join The Race, Sky VR/Endemol Shine UK/REWIND/Moonage Pictures for Sky

Grenfell: Our Home, Parable for Channel 4

Malaria: Life on the Frontline, East City Films

People Just Do Nothing VR, BBC/Roughcut TV for BBC

VR Sound Stage, Philharmonia Orchestra

Gamechanger Programme

Al Murray: Why Does Everyone Hate the English, Avalon for History

Flack, Hat Trick Productions/CASM Films for W

Surviving R Kelly, Kreativ Inc. for Crime + Investigation

Taskmaster (series 7), Avalon for Dave

True Love or True Lies?, Lime Pictures for MTV

Channel of the year

BBC Four

BBC Three



Sky News

Channel of the year (Non-PSB Group)

Comedy Central





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