TV Choice Awards 2020: Daisy Edgar-Jones will battle Michelle Keegan and Jodie Comer for Best Actress… as her show Normal People scoops THREE nominations
The TV Choice Awards 2020 shortlist has been revealed, with this year’s smash hit drama Normal People bagging itself three nominations.
Jodie – of Killing Eve – is the reigning winner of the Best Actress award.
The nominees: The TV Choice Awards 2020 shortlist has been revealed, with this year’s smash hit drama Normal People bagging itself three nominations – with Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal up for Best Actress and Best Actor
Another of the gongs is Best Actor, with Daisy’s on-screen love interest Paul Mescal up against Martin Clunes (Doc Martin), Stephen McGann (Call The Midwife) and David Tennant (Deadwater Fell).
There was a record number of votes cast for this year’s longlist – and it’s unsurprising to see Normal People leading the way, as BBC Three’s most-watched show ever.
It will also fight it out for the Best New Drama gong, facing Gangs Of London, Gentleman Jack and White House Farm.
Sawnsong: Michelle Keegan starred in Our Girl for the last time this year and is up against Daisy
Ready for a fight? Jodie – of Killing Eve – is the reigning winner of the Best Actress award and will be fighting to keep hold of it
Leading man: Daisy’s on-screen love interest Paul Mescal is up against Martin Clunes (Doc Martin), Stephen McGann (Call The Midwife) and David Tennant (Deadwater Fell)
Peaky Blinders goes up against Our Girl and Netflix’s smash hit Sex Education for Best Drama Series.
Last year’s Best Comedy winner After Life is up again, thanks to creator Ricky Gervais’ second season of the show.
It competes with new contenders Brassic and Friday Night Dinner, and the ever-popular Still Open All Hours.
There’s a clean sweep for ITV with all four nominations in the Best Daytime Show category.
Runaway hit: Normal People, which is BBC Three’s most-watched show ever, will also fight it out for the Best New Drama gong, facing White House Farm [pictured] and Gangs Of London
Period drama: Gentleman Jack is also up for Best New Drama
In the Best Food category, James Martin’s Saturday Morning, Saturday Kitchen and Sunday Brunch are all competing against last year’s winners, Gordon, Gino & Fred’s American Road Trip.
The soaps – Coronation Street, EastEnders, Hollyoaks and Emmerdale – will of course battle one another again in their annual face-off.
A new style of presentation for this year will allow fans to join in the excitement of seeing the winners presented with their awards for the first time in September.
Viewers have from Tuesday 7 July to midnight on Friday 17 July to cast their votes at www.tvchoicemagazine.co.uk.
TV CHOICE AWARDS 2020: THE SHORTLIST
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