I TALK TELLY Awards 2017 Winners

This year there were 70,000 votes which is 55% more than last year and I can now reveal your telly favourites of 2017!

Thank you so much for voting, it means a lot to myself and those nominated. Coming out on top were the BBC with eight award wins in total; five for BBC One, two for BBC Three and one for BBC Two. Joint second were ITV and Channel 4 winning six awards each.

Having expanded the soap categories this year, it was a clean sweep for Hollyoaks, who won all three of the soap awards, Best Soap, Best Soap Newcomer and Best Soap Performance. Theo Graham who won Best Soap Newcomer commented on his win and the success of Hollyoaks in the awards and said:

"It was a pleasant surprise and blessing to just be nominated, yet alone win! So thank you to everyone that voted. It's good to see that the show on a whole is being acknowledged and praised for its amazing storylines and drama! Especially this year, I feel it's handled some serious topics in the most sensitive and truthful way. Winning Best Soap is very well deserved and congratulations to all the cast and crew."

Peter Kay and Sian Gibson, Ant & Dec and James Corden each won two awards and speaking about their win, Sian and Peter said: