Comedies in the running for Broadcast Digital Awards 2021

Monday 9th August 2021, 4:49pm

A number of comedies are in the running for the Broadcast Digital Awards 2021.

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.


Famalam. Image shows from L to R: Danielle Vitalis, Samson Kayo, Vivienne Acheampong, John MacMillan, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Tom Moutchi.


Meet The Richardsons. Image shows from L to R: Jon (Jon Richardson), Lucy (Lucy Beaumont).

Meet The Richardsons

Scot Squad. Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson (Jack Docherty). Copyright: The Comedy Unit.

Scot Squad

The Emily Atack Show. Emily Atack. Copyright: Monkey Kingdom.

The Emily Atack Show

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

Best Entertainment Programme

Dating No Filter. Image shows from L to R: Josh Widdicombe, Rosie Jones. Copyright: Monkey Kingdom.

Dating No Filter

Don't Hate The Playaz. Image shows from L to R: Lady Leshurr, Jordan Stephens, Shortee Blitz, Maya Jama. Copyright: Monkey Kingdom.

Don't Hate The Playaz

Mel Giedroyc: Unforgivable. Image shows from L to R: Mel Giedroyc, Lou Sanders.

Mel Giedroyc: Unforgivable

Rob And Romesh Vs. Image shows from L to R: Rob Beckett, Romesh Ranganathan. Copyright: CPL Productions.

Rob And Romesh Vs

Life & Rhymes

The Rap Game UK

Elsewhere in the list of nominations, A League Of Their Own, Don't Hate The Playaz, Celebrity Juice and There's Something About Movies appear in the 'Best Lockdown Programme - Comedy, Entertainment & Scripted' category.

Comedy drama In My Skin appears in the Best Drama Programme category, whilst Pls Like, PRU and Channel 4 social series The B@it has been selected by judges in the Best Short-Form Scripted category.

Big Zuu's Big Eats is up for Best Popular Factual Programme and also the Gamechanger Programme of the Year category. Meet The Richardsons is also nominated in the Gamechanger category.

Mission: Accessible, the travel show presented by Rosie Jones, is up for Best Content Partnership, whilst Comedy Central format Comedians In Quarantine is listed in the Best Digital Support shortlist.

The winners will be revealed at a ceremony on 6th October.

For a full list of nominations across all categories see

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