Ant & Dec have come out top at a Covid-delayed National Television Awards ceremony, being named the best TV presenters for the twentieth successive time. One of their shows, I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here, won the Bruce Forsyth Entertainment Awards.
Coronation Street was also a multiple-award winner, being taking the Serial Drama award. One of its stars, Mollie Galagher, won the award for the best serial drama performance and another, Jude Riordan, was named the best newcomer.
Line of Duty – which has just completed its sixth, and supposedly final series – received the Special Recognition Award, as well as being named the best returning drama.
The best drama performance honour went to David Tennant, for portraying the 1970s and 80s serial killer Dennis Nilsen in Des.
It’s a Sin was named the best new drama, while Ricky Gervais won the comedy award for the second season of his Netflix show After Life.
Viewers picked Strictly Come Dancing as their favourite Talent Show, The Great British Bake Off was named the best Challenge Show, Gogglebox took the Factual award and the best Authored Documentary went to the journalist Kate Garraway, for her film about her husband’s struggle with Covid.
And here is the full list of winners:
Serial drama – Coronation Street
Talent show – Strictly Come Dancing
Bruce Forsyth entertainment award – I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!
Challenge show – The Great British Bake Off
Comedy – After Life
Factual – Gogglebox
New drama – It’s A Sin
Returning drama – Line of Duty
Quiz game show – Beat the Chasers
TV presenter – Ant and Dec
Daytime – This Morning
Authored documentary – Kate Garraway: Finding Derek
Newcomer – Jude Riordan (Sam Blakeman, Coronation Street)
Drama performance – David Tennant – Dennis Nilsen, Des
Serial drama performance – Mollie Gallagher (Nina Lucas, Coronation Street)