Edinburgh TV Awards

‘Succession’ and ‘Chernobyl’ named best shows at Edinburgh TV Awards

HBO series Succession won the accolade for best international drama at this year’s annual UK-based Edinburgh TV Awards. Show creator Jesse Armstrong accepted the plaudit for the series about the dysfunctional owners of a global media empire, which has been renewed for a third season. Jane Featherstone’s London-based indie Sister Pictures took home two awards […]

EdTV Awards names Munya Chawawa as host; actor David Harewood to be honoured

British comedian, content creator and broadcaster Munya Chawawa has been named as the host of this year’s Edinburgh TV Awards, which will be held as a virtual ceremony on 18 November. Chawawa, who is best-known for creating comedy characters including posh drill rapper Unknown P and news reader Barty Crease, will present the event on […]

Edinburgh TV Festival unveils nominees for expanded Awards

The Edinburgh TV Festival has unveiled the nominations for its annual Edinburgh TV Awards, which has expanded its categories to recognise online content as well as smaller production companies. The best international drama category sees six high-profile shows in competition: the BBC’s Killing Eve, CBS’s The Good Fight, series two of MGM’s The Handmaid’s Tale, […]