Winners 2017

TV Choice Awards 2017 – Shortlist Nominees and Winners

The lucky winners were announced on the evening of Monday 4 September on stage from The Dorchester, Park Lane; view the nominees and winners below.

All the winners, pictures and gossip from the evening will feature in TV Choice magazine, on sale Tuesday 12 September.

 

BEST ENTERTAINMENT SHOW

WINNER! Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, ITV

It’s five in a row for Ant & Dec and their show that pays homage to the golden era of light entertainment. For their 2017 series they were joined by Scarlett Moffatt, and the duo made sure the show went out on a high, with a series finale broadcast live from Main Street at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

All Round To Mrs Brown’s, BBC1

Celebrity Juice, ITV2

The Graham Norton Show, BBC1

 

BEST FAMILY DRAMA

WINNER! Call The Midwife, BBC1

It’s a fourth win for series six of the heartwarming drama about nuns and nurses in the East End. The show’s been such a hit with viewers, the BBC have commissioned another three series which will keep the ladies of Nonnatus House onscreen until at least 2020, by which point the action will have shifted to 1965.

Casualty, BBC1

Doctor Who, BBC1

The Durrells, ITV

 

BEST DAYTIME SHOW

WINNER! This Morning, ITV

Last year’s winners retain the trophy for the show that Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby have co-hosted since 2009. Next year the show originally presented by Richard Madeley and Judy Finnegan celebrates its 30th birthday, but before then there’ll be a change of scene as London Studios are rebuilt and This Morning will have a temporary move to Television Centre.

The Chase, ITV

Loose Women, ITV

Pointless BBC1

 

BEST TALENT SHOW

WINNER! Strictly Come Dancing, BBC1

As the Strictly team prepare for their 15th series – in which they’ll pay tribute to showbiz legend Sir Bruce Forsyth – they celebrate a win for the 2016 series which culminated with TV presenter Ore Oduba beating Louise Redknapp and Danny Mac to lift the gitterball trophy.

Britain’s Got Talent, ITV

The Great British Bake Off, BBC1

MasterChef, BBC1

BEST LIFESTYLE SHOW

WINNER! DIY SOS: The Big Build, BBC1

DIY SOS had run since 1999, but was rebranded in 2010 as The Big Build, and rather than fix homeowners DIY blunders, the show now enlists the help of local tradesmen and the community in order to undertake bigger projects for deserving families. In 2015 the show built a home for Veterans, with two very special helpers in the shape of Princes William and Harry.

Gogglebox, Channel 4

Long Lost Family, ITV

Tattoo Fixers, E4

 

BEST NEW DRAMA

WINNER! Little Boy Blue, ITV

Factual drama supremo Jeff Pope – who also brought us The Moorside this year – penned and produced this moving four-parter about the shocking murder of Croxteth schoolboy Rhys Jones in 2007. The drama starred Stephen Graham, who’s also known for This is England and Boardwalk Empire, as Det Supt Dave Kelly, the officer on a mission to bring Rhys’s killer to justice.

The Crown, Netflix

The Good Karma Hospital, ITV

Victoria, ITV

 

BEST REALITY SHOW

WINNER! I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here!, ITV

We’ve now handed out a dozen awards to the ITV stalwart that sends celebs into the Aussie outback to bond and eat bugs. This win is for the 2016 series featuring a generally genial camp, with Adam Thomas coming third, Joel Dommett as runner-up and Gogglebox’s Scarlett Moffatt named Queen of the Jungle. 

Big Brother/Celebrity Big Brother, Channel 5

The Island With Bear Grylls, Channel 4

The Only Way Is Essex, ITVBe

 

BEST COMEDY

WINNER! Peter Kay’s Car Share, BBC1

Viewers loved the will they-wont they comedy in which Peter Kay and Sian Gibson play supermarket colleagues sharing their commute. There was an outcry when Peter’s character John failed to declare his love for Sian’s Kayleigh in the final episode of series two, and rumour has it there won’t be a third.

Benidorm, ITV

The Big Bang Theory, E4

Modern Family, Sky 1

 

BEST FACTUAL SHOW

WINNER! Paul O’Grady: For The Love Of Dogs, ITV

He’s one of TV’s most popular performers, and they are man’s best friend. So it’s hardly surprising that Paul O’Grady’s documentary series about the work of Battersea Dogs and Cats Home has proved such a hit, and he wins this for the fifth series, with a sixth series and a Christmas special still to come this year.

24 Hours In A&E, Channel 4

Planet Earth II, BBC1

The Supervet, Channel 4

 

BEST FOOD SHOW

WINNER! Gino’s Italian Escape: Hidden Italy, ITV

It’s a first win for the fourth series of Gino D’Acampo’s culinary tour of his homeland. This time round the irrepressible This Morning chef went off the beaten track, for a voyage of discovery around the North of Italy and the resulting book promised to teach us How To Cook Like A True Italian.

The Hairy Bikers’ Comfort Food, BBC1

Mary Berry Everyday, BBC2

Sunday Brunch, Channel 4

 

WINNER! OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO TV: MARY BERRY
Her first regular TV role was cooking alongside host Judith Chalmers on Afternoon Plus for Thames TV in the early 70s, and while her books remained a favourite through the decades it was The Great British Bake Off that turned Mary into a national treasure and fashion icon. She was awarded the CBE in 2012.

 

BEST DRAMA SERIES

WINNER! Broadchurch, ITV

One of ITV’s biggest hits in recent years, fans were delighted to return to the Dorset seaside for a final catch up with detectives Hardy and Miller, as they investigated a serious sexual assault against Trish (Julie Hesmondhalgh). Other star names who signed up for the last run were Sarah Parish, Charlie Higson and Lenny Henry. 

Line Of Duty, BBC1

Our Girl, BBC1

Poldark, BBC1

 

BEST ACTRESS

WINNER! Olivia Colman, Broadchurch

This is the first time Olivia has won for playing long-suffering Ellie Miller in Broadchurch, having lost out previously to Miranda Hart and Sheridan Smith. Aside from Broadchurch Olivia’s been busy playing Queen Anne in the forthcoming film The Favourite alongside Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz.

Michelle Keegan, Our Girl

Amanda Mealing, Casualty

Eleanor Tomlinson, Poldark

 

BEST ACTOR

WINNER! David Tennant, Broadchurch

It’s three out of three for David, who’s lifted this trophy for every outing as the tetchy Scottish detective Alec Hardy, and had four previous wins thanks to Doctor Who and Single Father. His career continues to soar with film and theatre credits and success on US TV in shows including Jessica Jones.

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock

George Rainsford, Casualty

Aidan Turner, Poldark

 

BEST SOAP NEWCOMER

WINNER! Sally Dexter, Faith Dingle, Emmerdale

She’s been acclaimed for her theatre roles for decades, now Sally Dexter has won a whole new following as Emmerdale’s Faith Dingle. Arriving back in February, her true identity was a secret at first. She was revealed to be the mother of Cain and Chas, and the feisty great-grandmother’s been shocking the village with her antics ever since.

Julia Goulding, Shona Ramsey, Coronation Street

Rob Mallard, Daniel Osbourne, Coronation Street

Zack Morris, Keegan Baker, EastEnders

BEST SOAP ACTOR

WINNER! Ryan Hawley, Robert Sugden, Emmerdale

Following three Best Soap Actor wins for Danny Miller as Aaron, it’s now the turn of his onscreen (estranged) husband to lift the trophy, as Ryan Hawley wins for his performance as scheming bisexual Robert Sugden. Ryan took over the role in 2014 and has become a favourite with fans who’ve been gripped by the relationship of the couple dubbed ‘Robron’.

Danny Dyer, Mick Carter, EastEnders

John Middleton, Ashley Thomas, Emmerdale

Danny Miller, Aaron Dingle, Emmerdale

 

BEST SOAP ACTRESS

WINNER! Charlotte Bellamy, Laurel Thomas, Emmerdale

This isn’t the first award we’ve given Charlotte Bellamy, who triumphed back in 2008 when her character Laurel Thomas faced the trauma of cot death. This time she’s won for her portrayal of the village favourite as Laurel’s dealt with husband Ashley’s dementia and death, while battling not to give in to her alcohol addiction.

Lucy Fallon, Bethany Platt, Coronation Street

Kym Marsh, Michelle Connor, Coronation Street

Jasmine Armfield, Bex Fowler, EastEnders

 

BEST SOAP

WINNER! Emmerdale

Having waited until our 20th Awards to finally win our Best Soap prize, Emmerdale make it two in a row, thanks to a cracking year that has seen huge set pieces such as the motorway crash, shock twists like Holly’s death and the poignant farewell as show stalwart Ashley succumbed to early onset dementia.

Coronation Street

EastEnders

Hollyoaks