Comedies in the running for Broadcast Digital Awards 2020

Monday 7th September 2020, 3:44pm

A number of comedies are in the running for the Broadcast Digital Awards 2020.

Run by television trade magazine Broadcast, the awards focus on content from channels not considered 'terrestrial', and aim to "celebrate leading digital content from across the UK".

The comedy-related nominees are:

Best Comedy Programme

Brassic. Image shows from L to R: Erin (Michelle Keegan), Vinnie (Joe Gilgun), Dylan (Damien Molony). Copyright: Calamity Films.


Breeders. Image shows from L to R: Ally (Daisy Haggard), Paul (Martin Freeman). Copyright: Avalon Television.


Enterprice. Kazim (Kayode Ewumi). Copyright: Fudge Park.


Man Like Mobeen. Image shows from L to R: Aks (Duaa Karim), Nate (Tolulope Ogunmefun), Mobeen (Guz Khan), Eight (Tez Ilyas). Copyright: Cave Bear Productions.

Man Like Mobeen

The Young Offenders. Image shows from L to R: Jock O'Keeffe (Chris Walley), Mairead MacSweeney (Hilary Rose), Conor MacSweeney (Alex Murphy).

The Young Offenders

This Country. Image shows from L to R: Lee 'Kurtan' Mucklowe (Charlie Cooper), Kerry Mucklowe (Daisy May Cooper).

This Country

Best Short-Form Scripted

All six nominations in the short-form scripted category happen to be comedies this year. The shortlisted shows are:

Brain In Gear. Image shows from L to R: Dark Remi (Gbemisola Ikumelo), Boss Bitch Remi (Gbemisola Ikumelo).

Brain In Gear

Comedy Threesomes: Fully Blown. Image shows from L to R: Vanessa (Donna Preston), Demi (Verona Rose).

Fully Blown

Sam Campbell: Get Real Dude. Sam Campbell.

Get Real Dude

Lazy Susan. Image shows from L to R: Celeste Dring, Freya Parker. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Lazy Susan

Sorry. Dolly (Lolly Adefope).


Transaction. Image shows from L to R: Liv (Jordan Gray), Tom (Thomas Gray). Copyright: Comedy Central.


Elsewhere in the nominations, Shopping With Keith Lemon and Judge Romesh vie for the Best Entertainment Programme title alongside Eating With My Ex, Killer Camp, RuPaul's Drag Race UK and The Rap Game UK.

BBC Scotland's comedy drama Guilt is nominated in the Best Drama Programme category, as is BBC Three comedy drama My Left Nut.

Meanwhile the Best Short-Film Format category features Rosie Tries To Help, the Comedy Central series starring Rosie Jones.

The full list of nominations across all categories can be seen at

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