Downton Abbey tops UK National Television Awards

By David Knox on January 25, 2013 / Filed Under News 2

2013-01-25_0159Downton Abbey, Merlin and Call the Midwife were all winners at  Britain’s audience voted National Television Awards.

Ant & Dec were voted best presenters for the 12th year.

The awards, presented by Dermot O’Leary and broadcast live from London’s O2 arena, had 5.9 million viewers.


Drama – Downton Abbey

Drama performance male – Colin Morgan, Merlin

Drama performance female – Miranda Hart, Call The Midwife

Landmark Award – London 2012

Factual entertainment – Paul O’Grady, For The Love Of Dogs

Situation comedy – Mrs Brown’s Boys

Talent show – Strictly Come Dancing

Comedy panel show – QI

Entertainment presenter – Ant & Dec

Entertainment programme – I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here!

Special Recognition – Joanna Lumley

Serial drama performance – Alan Halsall, Coronation Street

Documentary series – Frozen Planet

Daytime programme – This Morning

Newcomer – David Witts, EastEnders

Source: Guardian


  1. clofts January 26, 2013 at 9:49 am -

    I still don’t get why seven takes so long to show Downton Abbey here when they have already shown the latest episodes in New Zealand!

  2. Leppie January 25, 2013 at 1:24 pm -

    Good for Mrs. Browns Boys. I know the critics hate that show, but I absolutely adore it.

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