Sky, Dave and CBBC share spoils at Broadcast Digital Awards | New

Sky Arts and Sky Sports won two awards each and Dave landed three categories at the Broadcast Digital Awards 2022 – but they were named Channel of the Year by CBBC.

Dave nabbed Best Comedy Program for Meet the Richardsons (Second Act), Best Popular Factual Program for Big Zuu’s Big Eats (Boom Pictures) and Best Digital Media for a Stream, Channel or Genre, while Sky took won six awards in total.

Sky Sports’ coverage of the new cricket tournament The Hundred won Best Coverage of Sporting or Live Events and Gamechanger Program of the Year; Sky Arts was named Best Specialty Channel and its show Statues Reddressed, produced by Northern Town, won Best Content Partnership or AFP.

Additionally, Sky History, Sky’s partnership with A+E Networks UK, was named Non-PSB Group Channel of the Year and Landscapers (Sister) won Best Drama Programme.

CBBC was named Channel of the Year and the judges praised it for “helping children make sense of the world and entertaining them at the same time”. It also snagged a highly regarded award for Best Drama Program, for Universal International Studios’ Dodger.

BBC Studios also performed well, picking up best pre-school digital content alongside Studio AKA for The Workout Badges and being part of the winning team for Best VR & AR Experience for The Green Planet AR Experience.

More 4 won Best Factual Channel, while Best Original Web Channel went to LADbible TV for the second year in a row.

Alba Sotorra Productions & MetFilm won Best Documentary Program for The Return: Life After ISIS, while Munya Chawawa’s indie Munz Made It won Best Entertainment Program alongside Expectation for its travelogue. YouTube Race Around Britain.

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