Channel 4 has received an impressive 19 RTS Award nominations, including a clean sweep in the Documentary Series category, in which no other channel got a look in.
Every nomination in Best Documentary Series category went to Channel 4, with Educating Essex, 24 Hours in A&E and Fighting on The Frontline all receiving nominations.
Other categories in which Channel 4 dominates proceedings include Best Entertainment programme, in which Million Pound Drop and Derren Brown – The Experiments are both nominated; Best Scripted Comedy, in which Fresh Meat and Phoneshop are in contention; Best Drama Serial for Top Boy and The Promise; and Best Comedy Writer, for Sam Bain & Jesse Armstrong (Fresh Meat) and Robert Popper (Friday Night Dinner) respectively.
There are two nominations for Hugh’s Big Fish Fight (for Best Presenter and Best Popular Factual and Features) and Fresh Meat (Best Scripted Comedy and Best Writer – Comedy).
Full details of nominations are below:
Vicky McClure – This Is England ’88 – Warp Films for Channel 4
Graffiti Wars – TwoFour for Channel 4
Deal Or No Deal Live – Endemol Productions for Channel 4
24 Hours In A&E – The Garden Productions for Channel 4
Educating Essex – Twofour for Channel 4
Fighting On The Frontline – Minnow Films for Channel 4
The Promise – Daybreak Pictures for Channel 4
Top Boy – A Cowboy Films/Easter Partisan Production for Channel 4
Derren Brown – The Experiments – Objective Productions for Channel 4
Million Pound Drop – Endemol Productions for Channel 4
Dambusters: Building The Bouncing Bomb – Windfall Films for Channel 4
Popular Factual And Features
Hugh’s Big Fish Fight – Keo Films for Channel 4
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall – Hugh’s Big Fish Fight – Keo Films for Channel 4
Science & Natural History
Mummifying Alan: Eygpt’s Last Secret – Blink Film & Television for Channel 4
Fresh Meat – Objective Productions/Lime Pictures for Channel 4
Phoneshop – Retort for E4
Random – Hillbilly Films for Channel 4
Writer – Comedy
Sam Bain & Jesse Armstrong – Fresh Meat – Objective Productions/Lime Pictures for Channel 4
Robert Popper – Friday Night Dinner – Popper Pictures/Big Talk Productions for Channel 4