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BAFTAs honor “The Island”, “Life and Death Row”

The BAFTA Television Awards, held on Sunday (May 10), also recognized such British factual programs as Channel 4's Grayson Perry: Who Are You? and The Paedophile Hunter. (Pictured: The Island with Bear Grylls)
May 11, 2015

BBC Three’s Life and Death Row and Channel 4′s The Island with Bear Grylls are among the programs honored by the BAFTA Television Awards on Sunday (May 10).

In what turned out to be a big night for Channel 4′s factual team, other factual programs receiving awards at the ceremony in London included the pubcaster’s Grayson Perry: Who Are You? and The Paedophile Hunter.

A list of factual, news and entertainment winners follows.

Best factual series: Life and Death Row (A BBC in-house production for BBC Three)

Best reality and constructed factual: The Island with Bear Grylls (produced by Shine TV and Bear Grylls Ventures for Channel 4)

Best single documentary: The Paedophile Hunter (produced by Amos Pictures for Channel 4)

Best specialist factual: Grayson Perry: Who Are You? (produced by Swan Films for Channel 4)

Best current affairs: ‘Dispatches’ Children on the Frontline (produced by ITN Productions for Channel 4)

Best entertainment program: Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway (produced by ITV Studios for ITV)

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.

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