I Talk Telly Awards 2020 nominations

Sunday 8th November 2020, 11:19am

Update: After Life and Staged won. Results
After Life. Tony (Ricky Gervais). Copyright: Derek Productions.

A number of comedies are in the running for the I Talk Telly Awards 2020.

This is the sixth year of the awards, which are organised by the TV blog run by Elliot Gonzalez. The results are decided by a public poll.

Last year, Ricky Gervais (pictured) won Best New Comedy and Best Comedy Performance for After Life. He is nominated again in the latter category, whilst his sitcom this time is up for Best Returning Comedy.

Best New Comedy

Code 404
The Duchess
Feel Good
King Gary

Best Returning Comedy

After Life
Friday Night Dinner
Gavin & Stacey
Inside No. 9
Man Like Mobeen
This Country

Best Comedy Performance

Diane Morgan for Mandy
Guz Khan for Man Like Mobeen
Jimmy Akingbola for In The Long Run
Kayode Ewumi for Enterprice
Laura Checkley for King Gary
Nick Mohammed for Intelligence
Ricky Gervais for After Life
Youssef Kerkour for Home

Best Comedy Partnership

Adrian Scarborough & Julia Davis for Gavin & Stacey
Charlie Cooper & Daisy May Cooper for This Country
Charlotte Richie & Kiell Smith Bynoe for Ghosts
Daisy Haggard & Martin Freeman for Breeders
David Tennant & Michael Sheen for Staged
Johnny Vegas & Sian Gibson for Dial M For Middlesbrough
Jon Richardson & Lucy Beaumont for Meet the Richardsons
Reece Shearsmith & Steve Pemberton for Inside No. 9

Best Entertainment Show

A League Of Their Own
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
The Big Narstie Show
Celebrity Juice
Don't Hate The Playaz
The Ranganation
Richard Osman's House Of Games
Would I Lie To You?

Elsewhere in the list of nominations, comedy dramas Cold Feet, The End Of The F***ing World and Last Tango In Halifax appear in the Best Returning Drama category.

Big Zuu is up for Best Breakthrough, whilst his show Big Zuu's Big Eats is in the running in the Best Factual Entertainment Show category, alongside Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing. The Best Breakthrough category also features Jayde Adams, for her role presenting food show Crazy Delicious.

Graham Norton and Mo Gilligan are amongst the Best TV Presenter list, whilst Great British Bake Off hosts Matt Lucas and Noel Fielding are listed in the Best TV Presenting Partnership category.

Mo Gilligan: Black British & Funny is up for Best Documentary and Nessa's proposal to Smithy in Gavin & Stacey is up for TV Moment Of The Year, as is the opening monologue Ricky Gervais gave at The Golden Globes 2020.

In total, there are 26 categories, with the dramas Normal People and I May Destroy You leading the lists with four nods each. To see all the nominations, and to vote, visit italktelly.com/awards2020

I Talk Telly founder Elliot Gonzalez says: "It's been a tough year for everyone and when we all needed it the most, television was there to entertain. Despite production grinding to a halt in March, 2020 has produced some incredible programming which hasn't made my job of deciding this year's nominees any easier. But now I hand it over to the public to have their say. I can't wait to see who they choose!"

Voting closes at 11.59pm on Saturday 21st November and the winners will be announced on Sunday 6th December.

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