22 Aug 2019
The BBC lead this year’s winners of the 18th annual Edinburgh TV Awards which were today revealed in an awards ceremony at the Edinburgh TV Festival hosted by Mo Gilligan.
The BBC lead this year’s winners with seven victories across the board including the coveted Channel of the Year gong for BBC One, which last year went to Channel 5.
Channel 4 took home two awards, whilst Channel 5, MTV and Sky took home one award each.
This year’s new categories included Online Channel of the Year, UK Broadcaster VOD of the Year and Small Indie of the Year and award-winning actor, director, singer, musician, screenwriter and author, Hugh Laurie CBE received the Edinburgh TV Festival’s Outstanding Achievement Award.
The TV Moment of the Year category, voted for exclusively by delegates via the Festival app saw ‘The English Conkers Crisis’ from Bros: After the Screaming Stops claim victory.
The winners for this year’s Edinburgh TV Awards are in full…
Killing Eve (BBC One, BBC Three)
Patrick Melrose (Sky Atlantic)
The Abused (Channel 5)
Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds (Channel 4)
Gogglebox (Channel 4)
Fleabag (BBC Three)
Nabhaan Rizwan, Informer (BBC One)
The English Conkers Crisis from Bros: After the Screaming Stops (BBC Four)
Hugh Laurie CBE