Comedian will front next month’s ceremony

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Sue Perkins will front this year’s Broadcast Awards on 8 February, celebrating the very best in British programming and channels.

The comedian, presenter and author recently fronted the Netflix series Perfectly Legal and hosts the popular hobby podcast series At Your Leisure with Sue Perkins.

She will preside over the annual event, which features an eclectic shortlist with Am I Being Unreasonable? (BBC / Boffola), Then Barbara Met Alan (BBC / Dragonfly & One Shoe Films and Big Zuu’s Big Eats (Dave / Boom) each scoring two nominations apiece, with Apple TV+ making its Broadcast Awards debut for Bad Sisters (Merman) and Lovely Little Farm (Darrall Macqueen).

The Broadcast Awards are sponsored by Barclays, BBC Studioworks, The Complete Camera Company, Dock 10, EMG UK, Fitzrovia Post Production, Garden Studios, Gravity Media, IMG Studios, Maidstone Studios, NEP, Pinewood Studios, RSM, Sargent-Disc, Timeline and Versa Studios.    

The awards take place on 8 February at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House on Park Lane.

Click here to book one of the few tables remaining or contact Shane Murphy on 0208 102 0926 or 

Broadcast Awards shortlist 2023

Best Children’s Programme
(Sponsored by dock10)

Efaciwîs (Evacuees) - Wildflame Productions for S4C

FYI Investigates - Escape From Ukraine - Fresh Start Media for Sky Kids and Sky News

Gym Stars - Drummer TV for CBBC and BBC iPlayer

My Life: Dancing Queen - Big Deal Films for CBBC

Robin Robin - Aardman for Netflix

Shaun The Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas - Aardman for BBC & Netflix 

Best Comedy Programme
(Sponsored by Pinewood Studios)

Am I Being Unreasonable? - Boffola Pictures, Lookout Point for BBC

Big Boys - Roughcut TV for Channel 4

Cheaters - Clerkenwell Films for BBC

Derry Girls - Hat Trick Productions for Channel 4

Stath Lets Flats - Roughcut TV for Channel 4

Wedding Season - Dancing Ledge Productions for Disney+ 

Best Daytime Programme

Expert Witness - Rare TV for BBC

Good Morning Britain - ITV Studios Daytime for ITV

Moneybags - Youngest Media for Channel 4

Scam Interceptors - BBC Studios for BBC

The Bidding Room - Ricochet for BBC

The Chase - Potato for ITV 

Best Documentary Programme

Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes - Top Hat Productions for Sky Documentaries

Look Away - Top Hat Productions for Sky Documentaries

Our Falklands War: A Frontline Story - The Garden for BBC

Rape: Who’s on Trial? - Hardcash Productions for Channel 4

The Real Mo Farah - Atomized Studios for BBC

The Tinder Swindler - Raw Production with Gaspin Media and AGC Studios in association with VG for Netflix 

Best Documentary Series 
(Sponsored by The Complete Camera Company)

Big Oil v the World - Mongoose, BBC for BBC

Curse of the Chippendale - Lightbox for Amazon Prime Video

Jeremy Kyle Show: Death on Daytime - Blast! Films for Channel 4

Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story - 72 Films for Netflix

Scam Land: Money, Mayhem and Maseratis - Forest for BBC

We Are Black and British - Cardiff Productions & The Open University for BBC 

Best Drama Series or Serial

Bad Sisters - Merman, ABC Signature for Apple TV+

Landscapers - Sister, South of the River Pictures for Sky Atlantic

The Responder - Dancing Ledge Productions for BBC

The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe - Story Films for ITV

This is Going to Hurt - Sister & Terrible Productions for AMC

Top Boy - Cowboy Films, Easter Partisan Films, Dream Crew and SpringHill Entertainment for Netflix 

Best Entertainment Programme 
(Sponsored by BBC Studioworks)

Big Zuu’s Big Eats - Boom for Dave

Gogglebox - Studio Lambert for Channel 4

Life & Rhymes - CPL Productions. Licklemor for Sky Arts

Strictly Come Dancing - BBC Studios for BBC

The 1% Club - Magnum Media for ITV

The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan - Expectation TV, Momo G for Channel 4 

Best Multichannel Programme

Big Zuu’s Big Eats - Boom for Dave

Brickies - Button Down for BBC

Drych: Fi, Rhyw ac Anabledd - Wildflame Productions for S4C

Love Island - Lifted Entertainment/Motion Content Group for ITV2

The Hunt for Bible John - Firecrest Films for BBC Scotland

Ysgol Ni: Y Moelwyn - Darlun for S4C 

Best Music Programme 
(Sponsored by Maidstone Studios)

An Audience with Adele - Fulwell 73, Onward, Sony, Columbia for ITV

BRIT Awards 2022 - BRITs TV for ITV

Charles Hazlewood: Reinventing the Orchestra - Factory 24 for Sky Arts

Flackstock - Lime Pictures for Sky Max and Sky Showcase

Liam Gallagher 48 Hours at Rockfield - Warner Music Entertainment for Sky Max, Sky Arts, Now

The Glasgow Mela 202 - Demus Productions for BBC Scotland 

Best News/Current Affairs Programme

Afghanistan: No Country for Women - Quicksilver Media for ITV

Fearless: The Women Fighting Putin - Hardcash Productions, The Economist for ITV

Myanmar: The Forgotten Revolution - Evan Williams Productions for Channel 4

SAS Death Squads Exposed: A British War Crime? - BBC for BBC

The Whistleblower Inside the UN - BBC for BBC

Ukraine: Life Under Attack - Basement Films for Channel 4 

Best Original Programme 
(Sponsored by IMG Studios)

Am I Being Unreasonable? - Boffola Pictures, Lookout Point for BBC

Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared - Blink Industries for All 4

Mood - Bonafide Films for BBC

Open House: The Great Sex Experiment - Firecracker Films for Channel 4

Queens of Rap - Acme Films for Channel 4

Then Barbara Met Alan - Dragonfly Film and Television, One Shoe Films for BBC 

90 Day Fiancé - CPL Productions for Discovery+

Freddie Flintoff’s Field of Dreams - South Shore for BBC

The Martin Lewis Money Show Live - MultiStory Media for ITV

Olivia Attwood: Getting Filthy Rich - Optomen for ITV2

The Apprentice - Naked (a Fremantle label) for BBC

Trip Hazard - CPL Productions for Channel 4 

Best Pre-School Programme 
(Sponsored by Fitzrovia Post Production)

Big Cook Little Cook - Dot To Dot Productions for BBC (CBeebies)

Circle Square - Wyndley Animation, Kavaleer Productions for Channel 5 Milkshake!

JoJo and Gran Gran - BBC Studios Kids & Family in collaboration with A Productions for CBeebies and BBC iPlayer

Lovely Little Farm - Darrall Macqueen for Apple TV+

Odo - Sixteen South, Letko for Channel 5 Milkshake!

Show Me How - Entertainment One for Channel 5 Milkshake! 

Best Single Drama
(Sponsored by Garden Studios)

Death of England: Face to Face - National Theatre in association with Sabel Productions and Cuba Pictures for Sky Arts

Life and Death in the Warehouse - BBC Studios Productions for BBC, BBC Wales

My Name is Leon - Douglas Road Productions, Tiger Aspect, Ringside Studios, Vicarious Productions for BBC

On The Edge: Cradled - BlackLight Television for Channel 4

The House - Nexus Studios for Netflix

Then Barbara Met Alan - Dragonfly Film and Television, One Shoe Films for BBC 

Best Soap/Continuing Drama

Ackley Bridge - The Forge for Channel 4

Casualty - BBC Studios for BBC

Coronation Street - ITV Studios for ITV

EastEnders - BBC Studios for BBC

Emmerdale - ITV Studios for ITV

Hollyoaks - Lime Pictures for E4/Channel 4  

Best Specialist Factual Programme

Aids: The Unheard Tapes - Wall to Wall for BBC & BBC iPlayer

Britain’s Secret War Babies - Wall to Wall Media for Channel 4

Elizabeth: The Unseen Queen - BBC Studios for BBC

Frozen Planet II - BBC Studios Natural History Unit for BBC

Survivors: Portraits of the Holocaust - BBC Studios for BBC

Worlds Collide: The Manchester Bombing - Label1 Television for ITV 

Best Sports Programme 
(Sponsored by NEP)

ITV Racing – The Derby Platinum Jubilee Special - ITV Sport for ITV

NFL Super Bowl Preview Show - North One for BBC

Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 - Warner Bros. Discovery, Buzz 16 for Eurosport 1 UK and Discovery+ UK

Monday Night Football - Sky Sports for Sky Sports

The Hundred - Sky Sports for Sky Sports Cricket

Women’s Euro 2022 - Whisper and BBC Sport for BBC 

International Programme Sales

Five Guys A Week - Fremantle for Label1

Ridley Road - STUDIOCANAL for Red Production Company,  a STUDIOCANAL company

The 1% Club - BBC Studios Distribution for Magnum Media

The Man With A Penis On His Arm - BossaNova Media for BriteSpark Films

The Responder - Fremantle for Dancing Ledge Productions

The Tourist - All3Media International for Two Brothers Pictures, Stan, Australia, HBO Max, USA and ZDF

Best Post Production House

  • dock10
  • Fifty Fifty
  • Films at 59
  • Fitzrovia Post Production
  • Halo Post
  • Storm

Emerging Indie of the Year 
(Sponsored by Versa Studios)

  • Buzz 16
  • Forest
  • Honey Bee
  • Long Story TV
  • Mam Tor Productions
  • The Format Factory

Best Independent Production Company 
(Sponsored by Barclays)

  • CPL Productions
  • Dancing Ledge Productions
  • See-Saw Films
  • Sister
  • South Shore
  • Whisper

Channel of the Year

  • BBC One
  • BBC Three
  • BBC Two
  • Channel 4
  • ITV
  • Sky News 

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