National Television Awards 2023: Excitement Builds as Voting Begins
The National Television Awards (NTAs) are just around the corner, and TV enthusiasts across the nation are eagerly anticipating the star-studded ceremony
The National Television Awards (NTAs) are just around the corner, and TV enthusiasts across the nation are eagerly anticipating the star-studded ceremony. Unlike other awards shows, the NTAs are unique in that they are solely determined by public votes, making them a true reflection of viewers’ opinions. With a longlist filled with beloved shows and talented actors, this year’s awards promise to be an unforgettable event. Here’s everything you need to know about voting for the NTAs 2023 and a sneak peek at some of the nominees.
Cast Your Vote Now! NTAs 2023 Online Voting Begins
Voting for the NTAs is now open and easily accessible through the official website, www.nationaltvawards.com. The online voting is free, and voters are encouraged to take their time to carefully select their favorite shows and performers. Voting will close at 11 pm on Friday, June 2, 2023. The shortlist of nominees will be announced in August, commencing the final round of voting.
Honoring Remarkable Stories: Longlist Highlights of the NTAs 2023
The longlist for the NTAs features an exciting mix of established names and rising stars. Television lovers have the opportunity to vote for their favorites in various categories, including Authored Documentary, Factual Entertainment, TV Presenter, New Drama, Talent Show, and more.
In the Authored Documentary category, the late Dame Deborah James receives posthumous recognition for her Bowelbabe cancer research fund with the thought-provoking documentary “Bowelbabe In Her Own Words.” This documentary sheds light on Dame Deborah’s personal journey with bowel cancer. The category also includes other hard-hitting documentaries like “The Real Mo Farah,” which explores the Olympic athlete’s early years, and “Lewis Capaldi: How I’m Feeling Now.”
In the Factual Entertainment category, the beloved TV presenter and comedian Paul O’Grady’s show, “For the Love of Dogs,” has been listed following his passing earlier this year. This heartwarming series captures O’Grady’s dedication to animal welfare and showcases heartwarming stories of rescue dogs finding their forever homes. The category also includes popular shows like Jay Blades’ “The Repair Shop” and “The Martin Lewis Money Show Live.”
The TV Presenter category is brimming with talent. This Morning’s beloved duo, Alison Hammond and Dermot O’Leary, have earned longlist nominations alongside the iconic pair, Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby. Hammond and O’Leary recently stepped in to fill the void left by Schofield’s departure from the show after more than two decades. The category also includes perennial favorites Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, who have clinched the award for an impressive 21 consecutive years. Hannah Waddingham, known for her captivating hosting duties at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, is also a contender in this category.
Exciting New Drama nominations include Sharon Horgan’s “Bad Sisters,” the popular HBO zombie-thriller “The Last Of Us,” and the highly anticipated “House Of The Dragon,” a prequel to the hit series “Game Of Thrones.” Horgan also receives a longlist nomination for Drama Performance for her role as Eva Garvey in “Bad Sisters,” competing against Happy Valley stars Sarah Lancashire and James Norton, among others.
In the Talent Show category, perennial favorites like “Britain’s Got Talent,” “RuPaul’s Drag Race UK,” and “Strictly Come Dancing” return to vie for the coveted award. These shows have captivated audiences with their incredible talent and entertainment value.Soap opera fans will be engaged in the intense competition between long-running favorites like Coronation Street, EastEnders, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks, Doctors, and Home and Away in the Serial Drama category. These shows have consistently delivered captivating storylines and talented performances, making it a challenging choice for viewers.
Countdown to the NTAs: Vote Now and Be a Part of Television History
As the public votes pour in, anticipation builds for the National Television Awards 2023. With a diverse range of categories and a longlist filled with exceptional nominees, the awards ceremony promises to be a celebration of the very best in British television. Whether it’s the nail-biting dramas, heartwarming documentaries, or captivating talent shows, the NTAs allow viewers to have their say and honor the programs and personalities they hold dear. So, grab your remote and cast your vote for your favorites before the June 2 deadline. The winners will be revealed at the highly anticipated ceremony, where the stars will gather to celebrate the outstanding achievements in the world of television.