Doctor Who - Series 9 - INVERSION OF THE ZYGONS (By Peter Harness and Steven Moffat) (No. 8) - Picture Shows:  Doctor Who (PETER CAPALDI) - (C) BBC   - Photographer: Simon Ridgway
Doctor Who – Series 9 – INVERSION OF THE ZYGONS (By Peter Harness and Steven Moffat) (No. 8) – Picture Shows: Doctor Who (PETER CAPALDI) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Simon Ridgway

Tonight sees the announcement of the 20th TV Choice awards. Peter Capaldi and Doctor Who are nominated.

Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi is nominated in the Best Actor category alongside Jim Carter, Downton Abbey (ITV), Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager (BBC1) and Cillian Murphy, Peaky Blinders (BBC2).

Doctor Who itself gets the nod for Best Family Drama, fighting off Call The Midwife (BBC1), Casualty (BBC1) and The Durrells (ITV).

The TV Choice Awards are voted for by the general viewing public who pick their favourite shows, actors and actresses of the past year.

Tonight’s winners will be announced on stage from The Dorchester on London’s Park Lane. The ceremony is not televised, but you can follow the night’s proceedings on Twitter  @tvchoice / #tvchoiceawards.

A full list of nominees is below…..

Best Drama Series

  • Downton Abbey (ITV)
  • Happy Valley (BBC1)
  • Line Of Duty (BBC2)
  • Peaky Blinders (BBC2)

Best Actor

  • Jim Carter, Downton Abbey (ITV),
  • Peter Capaldi, Doctor Who (BBC1)
  • Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager (BBC1)
  • Cillian Murphy, Peaky Blinders (BBC2)

Best Actress

  • Sarah Lancashire, Happy Valley (BBC1)
  • Laura Carmichael, Downton Abbey (ITV)
  • Suranne Jones, Doctor Foster (BBC1)
  • Helen McCrory, Peaky Blinders (BBC2)

Best New Drama

  • War & Peace (BBC1)
  • Doctor Foster (BBC1)
  • Marcella (ITV)
  • The Night Manager (BBC1)

Best Family Drama

  • Call The Midwife (BBC1)
  • Doctor Who (BBC1)
  • Casualty (BBC1)
  • The Durrells (ITV)

Best Daytime Show

  • This Morning (ITV)
  • The Chase (ITV)
  • Loose Women (ITV)
  • Pointless (BBC1)

Best Entertainment Show

  • The Graham Norton Show (BBC1)
  • 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4)
  • Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway (ITV)
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2)

Best International Show

  • Game Of Thrones (Sky Atlantic)
  • The Big Bang Theory (E4)
  • Outlander (Amazon Prime Video)
  • The Walking Dead (Fox)

Best Reality Show

  • Celebrity Big Brother (C5)
  • Bear Grylls: Mission Survive (ITV)
  • I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! (ITV)
  • The Only Way Is Essex (ITVBe)

Best Comedy

  • Birds Of A Feather (ITV)
  • Benidorm (ITV)
  • Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC2)
  • Stella (Sky1)

Best Talent Show

  • Britain’s Got Talent (ITV)
  • The Great British Bake Off (BBC1)
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1)
  • The X Factor (ITV)

Best Lifestyle Show

  • Gogglebox (C4)
  • Antiques Roadshow (BBC1)
  • DIY SOS: The Big Build (BBC1)
  • Tattoo Fixers (E4)

Best Factual Show

  • Paul O’Grady: For The Love Of Dogs (ITV)
  • 24 Hours In A&E (C4)
  • One Born Every Minute (C4)
  • The Supervet (C4)

Best Food Show

  • Mary Berry’s Foolproof Cooking (BBC2)
  • Saturday Kitchen (BBC1)
  • Gino’s Italian Escape: Islands In The Sun (ITV)
  • Sunday Brunch (C4)

Best Soap Actor

  • Danny Dyer as Mick Carter, EastEnders (BBC1)
  • Steve McFadden as Phil Mitchell, EastEnders (BBC1)
  • Danny Miller as Aaron Dingle, Emmerdale (ITV)
  • Jack P Shepherd as David Platt, Coronation Street (ITV)

Best Soap Actress

  • Lacey Turner as Stacey Fowler, EastEnders (BBC1)
  • Paula Lane as Kylie Platt, Coronation Street (ITV)
  • Jennifer Metcalfe as Mercedes McQueen, Hollyoaks (C4)
  • Lucy Pargeter as Chas Dingle, Emmerdale (ITV)

Best Soap Newcomer

  • Shayne Ward as Aidan Connor, Coronation Street (ITV)
  • Gemma Atkinson as Carly Hope, Emmerdale (ITV)
  • Riley Carter Millington as Kyle Slater, EastEnders (BBC1)
  • Isobel Steele as Liv Flaherty, Emmerdale (ITV)

Best Soap

  • Coronation Street (ITV)
  • EastEnders (BBC1)
  • Emmerdale (ITV)
  • Hollyoaks (C4)


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