TV Choice Awards shortlist revealed – and how to vote for your favorite shows


THE TV Choice Awards have revealed the shortlisted nominations for this year’s ceremony in August, with Netflix smash Bridgerton leading the pack.

The popular awards, which celebrate their 26th anniversary this year, honor the nation’s favorite TV shows and stars, voted entirely by an audience of TV fans.

Killing Eve has been nominated for Best Drama

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Killing Eve has been nominated for Best DramaCredit: Alamy
Netflix's Bridgerton leads the pack with three nominations

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Netflix’s Bridgerton leads the pack with three nominationsCredit: AP

This year’s winners will be announced online at www.tvchoicemagazine.co.uk in August and will give TV fans the chance to watch the reactions of the winning programs and stars in categories ranging from drama and entertainment to comedy, factual and the nation’s famous soaps .

This year’s TV Choice Awards will be hosted by comedian, Jo Brand.

Hit shows like Bridgerton, Killing Eve , and Squid Game have been nominated for Best Drama, while This Morning is nominated for Best Daytime Show for the seventh year running, alongise The Chase.

In Best Comedy Performance, Ricky Gervais is nominated for his role in After Life, and Siobahn McSweeney in Derry Girls.

Ben Whishaw is nominated for Best Actor in recognition of his outstanding performance in comedy-drama This Is Going To Hurt, and Jodie Comer is also nominated for the fourth year running for Killing Eve.

This year’s winners will be announced at the London Hilton on Park Lane on Monday 14 November. Fans will have the chance to watch red carpet footage, plus the reactions of the winning stars as the evening unfolds, via the TV Choice Award’s social media channels.

Check out the full list of shortlisted nominations below.

TV Choice Awards 2022 – Full Shortlist Nominations

BEST DRAMA SERIES

All Creatures Great And Small, Channel 5

Bridgerton, Netflix

Death In Paradise, BBC1

Outlander, Starz Play

BEST FAMILY DRAMA

Around The World In 80 Days, BBC1

Call The Midwife, BBC1

Casualty, BBC1

Doctor Who, BBC1

BEST NEW DRAMA

Heartstopper, Netflix

The Larkins, ITV

Squid Game, Netflix

This Is Going To Hurt, BBC1

BEST ENTERTAINMENT SHOW

The 1% Club, ITV

Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, ITV

Gogglebox/Celebrity Gogglebox, Channel 4

The Graham Norton Show, BBC1

BEST REALITY SHOW

Freeze The Fear With Wim Hof, BBC1

I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!, ITV

Love Island, ITV2

Pilgrimage: The Road To The Scottish Isles, BBC2

BEST COMEDY PERFORMANCE

Brenda Blethyn, Kate & Koji, ITV

Ricky Gervais, After Life, Netflix

Lee Mack, Not Going Out, BBC1

Siobhan McSweeney, Derry Girls, Channel 4

BEST TALENT SHOW

Britain’s Got Talent, ITV

The Great British Bake Off/Bake Off: The

Professionals/The Great Celebrity Bake Off For

Stand Up To Cancer/Junior Bake Off, Channel 4

The Masked Singer, ITV

Strictly Come Dancing, BBC1

BEST LIFESTYLE SHOW

Antiques Roadshow, BBC1

DIY SOS: The Big Build, BBC1

Holidaying With Jane McDonald, Channel 5

Long Lost Family/Long Lost Family: Born Without

Trace, ITV

BEST DAYTIME SHOW

The Chase, ITV

Pointless/Pointless Celebrities, BBC1

Steph’s Packed Lunch, Channel 4

This Morning, ITV

BEST Actor

Jonathan Bailey, Bridgerton, Netflix

Daniel Laurie, Call The Midwife, BBC1

Cillian Murphy, Peaky Blinders, BBC1

Ben Whishaw, This Is Going To Hurt, BBC1

BEST ACTRESS

Jenny Agutter, Call The Midwife, BBC1

Simone Ashley, Bridgerton, Netflix

Jodie Comer, Killing Eve, BBC1/BBC iPlayer

Nicola Walker, The Split, BBC1

BEST FACTUAL SHOW

24 Hours In A&E, Channel 4

Bradley & Barney Walsh: Breaking Dad, ITV

The Repair Shop, BBC1

This Week On The Farm/Springtime On The

Farm/Summer On The Farm/Winter On The Farm, Channel 5

BEST FOOD SHOW

Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted, National Geographic

The Hairy Bikers Go North, BBC2

James Martin’s Saturday Morning, ITV

Sunday Brunch, Channel 4

BEST SOAP

Coronation Street, ITV

EastEnders, BBC1

Emmerdale, ITV

Neighbours, Channel 5

Hosting this year’s awards, Jo Brand, said: “I am, as always, really looking forward to the great evening of The TV Choice Awards 2022. It’s always a lively event, and yes, that is a euphemism!”

Everyone who votes in this year’s shortlist will also have the exclusive chance to enter our prize draw to win two tickets to this year’s ceremony, plus dinner, an overnight stay and access to the aftershow party.

Jon Peake, Editor of TV Choice magazine commented: “It’s a real thrill to see such a diverse range of talent among the nominations this year, as well as some established favourites. But as to who’ll triumph on the night– let’s wait and see!”

Shortlist voting is open from 12:01am on 9 August until midnight on 19 August

Ben Whishaw is nominated for Best Actor for his performance in This Is Going To Hurt

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Ben Whishaw is nominated for Best Actor for his performance in This Is Going To HurtCredit: Getty Images
Comedian Jo Brand will be hosting this years Awards

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Comedian Jo Brand will be hosting this years AwardsCredit: ITV

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