Channel 4 was the big winner at this year’s Broadcast Digital Awards, walking away with eight prizes including Channel of the Year for E4.


The latter outmuscled competition from CBBC, BBC3, Dave, Discovery and Sky Atlantic to land the gong, with shows including Bad Robots, Glue and Troy helping it secure a 2% viewing share in 2014.

During the event, held at The Brewery and hosted by The Last Leg star Josh Widdicombe, E4 also won Best Entertainment Channel and Best Acquisition for drama The 100.

Hollyoaks’ use of messaging service Snapchat helped the soap pick up the Best Social Media and Digital Marketing award.

Elsewhere, C4’s Stand Up To Cancer game Reverse the Odds won two prizes in the multiplatform categories, as did entertainment format The Singer Takes It All.

Vice held on to its Best Original Web Channel crown with a victory for Vice News and also scooped Best Popular Factual Programme for The Islamic State.

Broadcast Digital Awards 2015: winners

Best Entertainment Programme
Wild Things (IWC Media, Mad Monk and GME for Sky 1)

Best Programme Acquisition
The 100 (E4)

Best Game
Reverse the Odds (Maverick Television and Chunk for Channel 4)

Best Sport or Live Coverage
The 2015 William Hill World Darts Championship, Sky Sports

Best App or Website for Programmes
The Singer Takes It All App (Endemol, Chunk and Tectonic Interactive for Channel 4)

Best Popular Factual Programme
The Islamic State (VICE for

Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Campaign
Hollyoaks Snapchat - Who Killed Fraser?! (Lime Pictures for E4)

Best App or Website for Channel, Strand or Genre
Stand Up and Be Counted (Sky News)

Best Entertainment Channel

Best Digital Children’s Content
CBeebies StoryTime App (BBC Children’s for CBeebies)

Best Platform Innovation
LViS Global Activation Platform v4 (Monterosa)

Best Specialist Channel

Best Factual Channel

Best Content Partnership or Advertiser-Funded Programme
Reverse The Odds for Stand Up To Cancer (Cancer Research and Maverick Television for Channel 4)

Best Scripted Programme
Murdered By My Boyfriend (BBC Current Affairs for BBC Three)

Best Multiplatform Content
The Singer Takes It All (Endemol, Chunk and Tectonic Interactive for Channel 4)

Best Original Channel
Vice News

Channel of the Year