The BBC led the way at the National Television Awards 2023, winning nine out of 16 audience awards.

The tally includes three awards for EastEnders including Serial Drama, Rising Star for actor Bobby Brazier and Serial Drama Performance for Danielle Harold; two for Happy Valley – Returning Drama and Drama Performance; and wins for The Traitors, The Repair Shop, Strictly Come Dancing and The Graham Norton Show.

ITV  landed three gongs, with Ant & Dec winning best presenter prize and The 1% Club and Paul O’Grady’s For the Love of Dogs.

Netflix also scored three with drama Wednesday, documentary Lewis Capaldi: How I’m Feeling Now and comedy Young Sheldon.

For Channel 4, Gogglebox received The Bruce Forsyth Entertainment Award.

Sarah Lancashire was honoured with the Special Recognition Award.


The Awards in full

New drama – Wednesday

Reality competition – The Traitors

Authored documentary – Lewis Capaldi: How I’m Feeling Now

Returning drama – Happy Valley

TV presenter – Ant & Dec (I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! and Saturday Night Takeaway)

Factual – Paul O’Grady: For The Love Of Dogs

Drama performance – Sarah Lancashire (Catherine Cawood, Happy Valley)

The Bruce Forsyth Entertainment Award – Gogglebox

Serial drama – EastEnders

TV interview – The Graham Norton Show

Serial drama performance – Danielle Harold (Lola Pearce-Brown, EastEnders)

Quiz game show – The 1% Club

Rising star – Bobby Brazier (Freddie Slater, EastEnders)

Daytime – The Repair Shop

Comedy – Young Sheldon

Talent show – Strictly Come Dancing

Pippa Considine

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