Comedies up for 2020 National Television Awards | Voting now open

Comedies up for 2020 National Television Awards

Voting now open

After Life, Derry Girls, Fleabag, Mrs Brown's Boys and Sex Education have all been nominated for best comedy in this year’s National Television Awards.

The accolades are chosen by viewers, with the final round of voting open today and closing on January 28.

Winners are announced that night at an event at the O2 Arena in London hosted by David Walliams.

Peter Kay’s Car Share won the comedy gong for the past two years – with Mrs Brown’s Boys scooping it the year before that.

Up for the The Bruce Forsyth Entertainment Award this year are I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!, RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, The Chase  andThe Graham Norton Show – with Norton also up for best presenter alongside Ant & Dec, Bradley Walsh, Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield.

Published: 7 Jan 2020

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This is the show that celebrated the launch of Nick Helm's album in 2016, and has previously been unseen by anyone who was not in the O2 Forum Kentish Town that night.

With typical hyperbole, the show is described thusly: 'Under-rehearsed, under-prepared and under pressure, Nick and his band somehow managed to pull together the greatest show in the last 27 years of living memory. That show went down as a thing of legend, often spoken about by weary travellers around campfires, but thought to have been lost to the sands of time forever.'

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... including Al Murray headlining a Just For Tonic gig and the launch of Free Festival's virtual comedy programming.

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