The Last Leg wins UK TV award

The Last Leg has won the Entertainment award at the Royal Television Society Awards in London.

The Adam Hills-hosted show beat out Britain’s Got Talent and ITV’s Don’t Hate The Playaz.

Other winners included Save Me, A Very English Scandal and Jodie Comer from Killing Eve.

A Judges’ Award went to Ben Frow (Director of Programmes, Channel 5, and the Outstanding Contribution to British Television went to breakfast presenter Lorraine Kelly.

Winners in Bold:

Drama Series
Killing Eve (Sid Gentle Films for BBC One)
Peaky Blinders (Caryn Mandabach Productions and Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC Two)
Save Me (World Productions for Sky Atlantic)

Mini-Series
A Very English Scandal (Blueprint Pictures for BBC One)
The Cry (Synchronicity Films for BBC One)
Butterfly (Red Production Company and Aenon for ITV)

Single Drama
Killed By My Debt (BBC Studios: The Documentary Unit for BBC Three)
Mother’s Day (BBC Studios: The Documentary Unit for BBC Two)
Black Mirror: USS Callister (House of Tomorrow for Netflix)

Actor (Female)
Jodie Comer – Killing Eve (Sid Gentle Films for BBC One)
Sandra Oh – Killing Eve (Sid Gentle Films for BBC One)
Michaela Coel – Black Earth Rising (Forgiving Earth for BBC Two)

Actor (Male)
Ben Whishaw – A Very English Scandal (Blueprint Pictures for BBC One)
Lucian Msamati – Kiri (The Forge Entertainment for Channel 4)
Lennie James – Save Me (World Productions for Sky Atlantic)

Scripted Comedy
Famalam (BBC Studios for BBC Three)
Detectorists (Channel X North, Treasure Trove Productions, and Lola Entertainment for BBC Four)
Derry Girls (Hat Trick Productions for Channel 4)

Comedy Performance (Female)
Lesley Manville – Mum (Big Talk Productions in association with The Money Men for BBC Two)
Sian Gibson – Peter Kay’s Car Share – The Finale (Goodnight Vienna Productions for BBC One)
Daisy May Cooper – This Country (BBC Studios for BBC Three)

Comedy Performance (Male)
Samson Kayo – Famalam (BBC Studios for BBC Three)
Steve Pemberton & Reece Shearsmith – Inside No. 9 (BBC Studios for BBC Two)
Alex Murphy & Chris Walley – The Young Offenders (Vico Films for BBC Three)

Entertainment
The Last Leg (Open Mike for Channel 4)
Britain’s Got Talent (Syco / Thames for ITV)
Don’t Hate The Playaz (Monkey Kingdom for ITV2)

Entertainment Performance
Michael McIntyre – Michael McIntyre’s Big Show (Hungry McBear for BBC One)
Big Narstie and Mo Gilligan – The Big Narstie Show (Exception Entertainment / Dice Productions for Channel 4)
Jennifer Hudson – The Voice UK (ITV Studios and Talpa for ITV)

Arts
Black Hollywood “They’ve Gotta Have Us” (AFL Films for BBC Two)
Germaine Bloody Greer (Big Wheel Film & Television for BBC Two)
The Art of Drumming (Wall to Wall Media for Sky Arts)

Breakthrough Award
Nabhaan Rizwan – Informer (Neal Street Productions for BBC One)
Mo Gilligan – The Big Narstie Show (Exception Entertainment / Dice Productions for Channel 4)
Alice Feetham – Save Me (World Productions for Sky Atlantic)

Children’s Programme
My Life: Locked in Boy (Sugar Films for CBBC)
Jacqueline Wilson’s Katy (BBC Children’s In-House Productions for CBBC)
Prosiect Z (Boom Cymru for S4C)

Daytime Programme
Moving On – Invisible (LA Productions for BBC One)
Murder, Mystery and My Family (Chalkboard TV for BBC One)
The Repair Shop (Ricochet for BBC Two)

Documentary Series
Love and Hate Crime (Top Hat Productions for BBC One)
Drugsland (BBC Studios – Unscripted Productions and The Open University for BBC Three)
Prison (Spring Films for Channel 4)

Formatted Popular Factual
Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing (Owl Power for BBC Two)
The Real Full Monty: Ladies Night (Spun Gold TV for ITV)
Gordon, Gino and Fred’s Road Trip: The French Connection (Studio Ramsay for ITV)

History
The Ruth Ellis Files: A Very British Crime Story (Wall to Wall for BBC Four)
A Dangerous Dynasty: The House of Assad (72 Films for BBC Two)
Holocaust: The Revenge Plot (Caravan for Channel 4)

Live Event
The Royal Wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (BBC Studios for BBC One)
The Real Full Monty Live (Spun Gold for ITV)
Glyndebourne Opera Cup (Factory Films for Sky Arts)

Presenter
Bobby Friction – Pump Up the Bhangra: The Sound of Asian Britain (Pacific Quay Productions, BBC Studios for BBC Four)
Romesh Ranganathan – The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan (Rumpus Media for BBC Two)
Michael Palin – Michael Palin in North Korea (ITN Productions for Channel 5)

RTS Channel of the Year
BBC One
CBeebies
Channel 5

Science and Natural History
Blue Planet II (BBC Studios – The Natural History Unit for BBC One)
Drowning in Plastic (Raw TV for BBC One)
The Secret Life of Landfill: A Rubbish History (Tern Television Productions for BBC Four)

Single Documentary
Grenfell (Minnow Films for BBC One)
Married to a Paedophile (Brinkworth Films for Channel 4)
Raped: My Story (Lambent Productions for Channel 5)

Soap and Continuing Drama
Casualty (BBC Studios for BBC One)
Hollyoaks (Lime Pictures for Channel 4)
Coronation Street (ITV Studios for ITV)

Sports Presenter, Commentator or Pundit
Gary Lineker – MOTD: World Cup 2018 (BBC Sport for BBC One)
Osi Umenyiora – NFL This Week and The NFL Show (Whisper Films for BBC Two)
Roy Keane – 2018 FIFA World Cup (ITV Sport for ITV)

Sports Programme
MOTD 2018 World Cup: Quarter Final – England v Sweden (BBC Sport for BBC One)
Winter Paralympic Games (Whisper Films for Channel 4)
2018 Ryder Cup (Sky Sports & European Tour Productions for Sky Sports)

Writer (Comedy)
Stefan Golaszewski – Mum (Big Talk Productions in association with The Money Men for BBC Two)
Jamie Demetriou and Robert Popper – Stath Lets Flats (Roughcut TV for Channel 4)
Lisa McGee – Derry Girls (Hat Trick Productions for Channel 4)

Writer (Drama)
Russell T. Davies – A Very English Scandal (Blueprint Pictures for BBC One)
Lennie James – Save Me (World Productions for Sky Atlantic)
David Nicholls – Patrick Melrose (Little Island Productions, Two Cities Television and Sunny March for Sky Atlantic)

Source: TBI Vision

One Comment:

  1. I’ve really enjoyed the last couple of seasons despite the UK political slant, there is lots of other interesting spins on news and views on society.

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