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I TALK TELLY Awards 2016 Winners

After 5 weeks and 45,000 votes, I can now reveal your telly favourites of 2016!

The biggest winners were Fleabag (Best New Comedy & Best Actress In A Comedy), Benidorm (Best Returning Comedy & Best Actor In A Comedy) and The Night Manager (Best New Drama & Best Actor In A Drama) which each picked up two awards each as did Ant & Dec who picked up Best TV Presenter and Best Reality TV series for I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!

In terms of percentages, the biggest winner was I'm A Celeb with 60.4% of the vote, closely followed by This Morning which won Best Daytime with 59.8% of the vote.

BBC Three's Murdered By My Father beat off tough competition to win Best Single Drama.. Speaking of the win, Mawaan Rizwan who starred as Imi said:

"I'm so grateful to have been part of a project that's moving the conversation forward with such a topic. I take my hat off to Vinay Patel for his nuanced and intelligent writing."

In the world of soaps, it was a clean sweep for EastEnders as they won Best Soap, Best Actor In A Soap (Danny Dyer) and Best Actress In A Soap (Lacey Turner).

Other winners included Sherlock, Murdered By My Father, Happy Valley, The Late Late Show, Stranger Things, The Graham Norton Show, Louis Theroux and Beattie Edmondson won the first ever Best Newcomer award.

Here’s a full list of all 21 winners, along with their voting percentages as well as the runner-up in each category:

Best New Comedy Fleabag (28.5%)

Runner-up Damned (12.2%)

Best Returning Comedy Benidorm (28.5%)

Runner-up Red Dwarf XI (20.9%)

Best Actor in a Comedy Johnny Vegas for Benidorm (33.3%)

Runner-up Greg Davies for Man Down (23%)

Best Actress in a Comedy Phoebe Waller-Bridge for Fleabag (26.9%)

Runner-up Jo Brand for Damned XI (24.1%)

Best New Drama The Night Manager (41.3%)

Runner-up National Treasure (12.2%)

Best Returning Drama Sherlock (20.1%)

Runner-up Happy Valley (19.2%)

Best Single Drama Murdered By My Father (34.7%)

Runner-up A Midsummer Night’s Dream XI (31.3%)

Best Actor in a Drama Tom Hiddleston for The Night Manager (47.6%)

Runner-up John Thomson for Cold Feet (17.4%)

Best Actress in a Drama Sarah Lancashire for Happy Valley (38.2%)

Runner-up Michelle Keegan for Our Girl (25%)

Best International Drama Stranger Things (38.8%)

Runner-up Orange is the New Black (25.6%)

Best International Comedy/Entertainment The Late Late Show with James Corden (47.1%)

Runner-up The Big Bang Theory (22.4%)

Best Entertainment Show The Graham Norton Show (43.4%)

Runner-up The Big Bang Theory (22.4%)

Best Reality TV Show I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! (60.4%)

Runner-up Celebrity Juice (14.6%)

Best Talent Show The Great British Bake Off (42.9%)

Runner-up Strictly Come Dancing (21.1%)

Best TV Presenter Ant & Dec (29.2%)

Runner-up Graham Norton (28.4%)

Best Daytime This Morning (59.8%)

Runner-up Sunday Brunch (17.2%)

Best Factual Louis Theroux: Savile (33.4%)

Runner-up Ross Kemp: Fight Against ISIS (17%)

Best Newcomer Beattie Edmondson for Josh (22.5%)

Runner-up Nathan Bryon for Benidorm (21.8%)

Best Soap EastEnders (32.9%)

Runner-up Coronation Street (28%)

Best Actor in a Soap Danny Dyer for EastEnders (27.9%)

Runner-up Jack P Shepherd for Coronation Street (21.5%)

Best Actress in a Soap Lacey Turner for EastEnders (37.9%)

Runner-up Tameka Empson for EastEnders (18.9%)


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