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The Rap Game, BBC3

Executive producer Tom O’Brien reveals the challenge of translating a grassroots ‘music-first’ world into formatted TV


Best Entertainment Channel: Comedy Central

‘Comedy Central feels like it has found a British identity and cleverly marketed and repurposed its heritage brands’


Best Entertainment Programme: Love Island

‘This series took the relationship format to a new level and was impossible to avoid – even if you didn’t watch it’


Don’t dismiss the feel-good factor

Entertainment shows are a key weapon in broadcasters’ ratings armoury, says Neale Simpson