Paul O'Grady with dog Spike and his trainer
Paul O'Grady's show Paul O'Grady: For the Love of Dogs is nominated for an award. Credit: ITV

The voting for the 28th National Television Awards has now opened and people are already debating their picks on social media.

Scott Bryan, TV critic and broadcaster, told BBC Breakfast this morning: “There’s so many distractions by social media,” adding, “But I find that TV is the place that unites us and brings us together.”

Joel Dommett will once again host the show on September 5. Viewers will recognise him from The Masked Singer.

Notable Categories and Nominees

New Drama

  • The Last of Us
  • Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story
  • BEEF.

Reality Competition

  • SAS: Who Dares Wins
  • Love Island
  • Race Across the World

TV Presenter

Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby are nominated in the best presenter category. This comes amid Schofield’s controversial exit from This Morning. Entries also include Dermot O’Leary, Graham Norton and Alex Jones.

Authored Documentary

  • KSI: In Real Life
  • Lewis Capaldi: How I’m Feeling Now
  • Brian Cox: How The Other Half Live.

Drama Series

  • Brian Cox as Logan Roy in Succession
  • Dominic Cooper as Edwyn Cooper in The Gold
  • Nicola Walker as Emma in Marriage

Serial Award

  • Coronation Street
  • EastEnders

TV Interview

  • Louis Theroux
  • Amelia Dimoldenberg

Factual Show

The late Paul O’Grady’s docuseries Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs received a nomination for best factual show. Entries also include Clarkson’s Farm and Country Farm.


  • Young Sheldon
  • How I Met Your Father
  • Ted Lasso

The Bruce Forsyth Entertainment Award

Twenty three time award winners Ant and Deck are up for this award alongside Indian Matchmaking and the Eurovision Song Contest.

BEST TV Drama Series

Lockwood & Co’s nomination under this category was announced on the heels of the show trending due to Netflix’s cancellation.

Voting closes at 11pm on Friday June 2, don’t miss the chance to have your say!