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WINNERS Edinburgh TV Awards 2018

Earlier this evening, the winners for this year's Edinburgh TV Awards were announced at the Edinburgh TV Festival at a ceremony hosted by Frank Skinner.

The writer, comedian, TV and radio presenter hosted the highly-coveted awards, now in their 17th year. The awards form one of the highlights of the TV Festival calendar, showcasing the outstanding talent, and incredible breadth of genres and creativity that broadcasters and production companies produce year after year.

Here are the full list of winners...

Channel of the Year

Channel 5

Specialist Channel of the Year


Production Company of the Year

CPL Productions

Best Entertainment Series

Gogglebox, Studio Lambert

Best Popular Factual Series

Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds, CPL Productions

Best UK Drama

Three Girls, BBC Studios, Studio Lambert

Best Breakthrough Talent

Rachel Parris

Best Comedy Series

Derry Girls, Hat Trick

Lifetime Achievement Award

Michael Palin

Best Documentary Programme

Blue Planet II, BBC Studios NHU, BBC Worldwide

Best International Drama

The Handmaid’s Tale, An MGM and HULU production

TV Moment of the Year

Danny Dyer’s unique take on Brexit on Good Evening Britain, ITV

Channel 4 / Random Acts Live Pitch Award

Sophie Perrins


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