TV

RTS honors “Paedophile Hunter,” “Live From Space”

Channel 4 nabbed five Royal Television Society Awards for non-fiction programming at the annual British TV industry showcase earlier this week. (Pictured: The Paedophile Hunter)
March 19, 2015

Channel 4 nabbed five Royal Television Society Awards for its non-fiction programming at the annual British TV industry showcase on Tuesday night (March 17).

The night’s big winner was the BBC, which won 18 awards overall – including the judges’ award for controller of drama commissioning Ben Stephenson – across non-fiction, drama, comedy, children’s and sports categories.

Channel 4 picked up honors for the Amos Pictures-produced The Paedophile Hunter (Single Documentary, pictured), Swan Films’ Grayson Perry: Who Are You? (Arts), Arrow Media’s Live From Space: Lap of the Planet (Science and Natural History), ITV Studios’ Couples Come Dine With Me (Daytime Program), and Shine TV/Bear Grylls Ventures’ The Island with Bear Grylls (Popular, Factual and Features).

BBC3 picked up two non-fiction awards for Life & Death Row (Documentary Series) and Our World War (History).

BBC1′sD-Day: The Heroes Return (Live Event) and ITV’s Billy Connolly’s Big Send Off (Presenter) rounded out the non-fiction winners.

Check out the full list of winners here.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

Menu

Search