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A big night for the BBC at the 2024 Broadcast Awards

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A big night for the BBC at the 2024 Broadcast Awards

The prestigious Broadcast Awards returned for 2024 which saw the Beeb collecting 11 wins…

The Broadcast Awards 2024 was organised by Media Business Insight (MBI) Ltd, a GlobalData Company, the publishers of market-leading titles including Broadcast, Broadcast Sport, Broadcast Tech, KFTV, The Knowledge and Screen International.

Chris Curtis, Editor in Chief at Broadcast of MBI:

“The Broadcast Awards is one of the most hotly anticipated events in the television industry’s calendar and last night was a testament to the brilliant past year in British television. This year saw an abundance of extremely high calibre winners and shortlisted entries celebrating content that had everyone talking about TV.”

The Broadcast Awards 2024 took place at JW Marriot Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane, London. The awards celebrate the best in British TV programmes, talent and channels, which saw over 1,350 people from the broadcast industry attend a sold-out ceremony, the biggest edition of the awards to date.

The ceremony was attended by Claudia Winkleman, Billie Piper and Martin Lewis, who was awarded the night’s Special Recognition award for services to the British public during the cost-of-living crisis, with helpful money saving tips provided in his ITV television show, The Martin Lewis Money Show Live.

Other big wins of the night included Traitors indie Studio Lambert receiving the award for Best Independent Production Company, and BBC One being recognised as Channel of the Year.

Comedian Sue Perkins returned to host this year’s awards, bringing crowd-pleasing wit and humour that resulted in a brilliant evening of celebration. The awards are judged by a specially selected panel of the biggest industry names to highlight the best from a year of outstanding content.

“The Broadcast Awards 2024 were supported by Barclays, BBC Studioworks, dock10, EMG/Gravity Media, Fitzrovia Post Production, Garden Studios, Gorilla, IMG, Iron Mountain Entertainment Services, LucidLink, Maidstone Studios, Memnon, NEP, Northern Ireland Screen, Pinewood Television, Sargent Disc and Timeline Television.” – Broadcast Awards

Award Winners 2024: Best Children’s Series A Kind of Spark, BBC. Best Comedy Programme went to Black Ops, BBC while Best Current Affairs Programme was won by Channel 4’s Russell Brand: In Plain Sight.

Best Daytime Programme was won by BBC One’s Scam Interceptors, Best Documentary Programme was bestowed on Lyra, Channel 4 while Best Documentary Series went to Once Upon a Time in Northern Ireland, BBC. Best Drama Serial unsurprisingly went to the gong-collecting Happy Valley and Best Entertainment Programme went to ITV’s The 1% Club.

The full list of winners can be seen at the Broadcast Awards website

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