These are the best TV shows in Britain, according to the experts

These are the best TV shows in Britain, according to the experts

The Office has been named the best British TV in the last 20 years, gaining special recognition at the annual Broadcast Awards.

The awards are judged by a panel of expert media professionals. This is the full list of winners:

Best documentary series: Bedlam, The Garden Productions for Channel 4

Best multichannel programme: Uncle, Baby Cow Productions for BBC Three

International programme sales: The X Factor UK for FremantleMedia International

Best comedy programme: Harry and Paul’s Story of the Twos, Balloon Entertainment for BBC Two

Best children’s programme: Operation Ouch! Goes Back in Time, Maverick TV for CBBC

Best single drama: Common, LA Productions for BBC One

Best daytime programme: Couples Come Dine With Me, Shiver for Channel 4

Best entertainment programme: Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, ITV Studios and Mitre Television for ITV

Best sports programme: The Grand National 2014, IMG Productions for Channel 4

Special recognition award: Match of the Day, BBC Production for BBC One

Best pre-school programme: Lily’s Driftwood Bay, Sixteen South for Nick Junior

Best soap/continuing drama: EastEnders, BBC Drama Production London for BBC One

Best music programme: Coldplay: Ghost Stories, JA Digital for Sky Arts

Best documentary programme: Storyville: Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer, Roast Beef TV for BBC Four

Best news & current affairs programme: Dispatches: Nigeria’s Hidden War, Evan Williams Productions for Channel 4

Best original programme: Glasgow Girls, Minnow Films for BBC Three

Best drama series or serial: Happy Valley, Red Production Company for BBC One

Best popular factual programme: The Great British Bake Off, Love Productions for BBC One

Timeline TV award: The Office, BBC Entertainment for BBC2

Best post-production house: ENVY Post Production

Best independent production company: Love Productions

Channel of the year: BBC One

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