Winners 2015

Channel 4 were the big winners at the 2015 Broadcast Digital Awards, taking home eight trophies, including Channel of the Year and Best Entertainment Channel, both for E4. Vice held on to their Best Original Web Channel trophy while also beating the traditional broadcasters to the prize for Best Popular Factual Programme and BBC Three followed up their BAFTA success with a gong for Murdered By My Boyfriend. The awards were held at  The Brewery and hosted by The Last Leg star Josh Widdicombe. See who was making waves in the 2015 digital world below.

Best App or Website for Channel, Strand or Genre

Stand Up Be Counted

BBC Earth
Comedy Central UK
ITV News App

Best App or Website for Programmes

The Singer Takes It All
Endemol, Chunk and Tectonic Interactive for Channel 4

Channel 4 Horse Tracker, Monterosa for Channel 4 (Highly Commended)
My Mind Checker for Embarrassing Bodies: Live From The Clinic, Maverick Television and Rocket for Channel 4
Strictly Come Dancing, BBC Production for BBC One
The Voice UK App, TellyBug and Wall to Wall for BBC One
War of Words VR, Burrell Durrant Hifle for BBC Arts

Best Content Partnership or AFP

Reverse The Odds for Stand Up To Cancer
Cancer Research and Maverick Television for Channel 4

Horizon: The £10 Million Challenge, BBC Science London and Nesta for BBC Two
Mazda: Race of Remembrance and Real Challengers, Princess Productions for Sky Sports
MUNCHIES, VICE and FremantleMedia for
The Big Fish Off, Korda and ITV for ITV4
The Ones To Watch, Samsung and Fresh One for Sky 1

Best Digital Children’s Content

CBeebies StoryTime App
BBC Children’s for Cbeebies

Code-It, Nickelodeon UK and We Are Tilt for Nickelodeon UK
Dixi 2: Dixi Unchained, Kindle Entertainment for CBBC
Junior Vets, True North for CBBC
Make It: Technobabble, Aardman Animations for CBBC
The Doctor and the Dalek, Somethin’ Else and BBC Wales Online & Learning for BBC Learning

Best Game

Reverse the Odds
Maverick Television and Chunk for Channel 4

Hollyoaks Game, Lime Pictures for E4 and Channel 4
Junior Vets on Call Game, Stardotstar and True North for CBBC
Make It: Technobabble, BBC Digital Creativity, Aardman Digital for CBBC
Our World War Interactive: High Wood, BBC Learning and Mi for BBC Three
Tipping Point Mobile Game, Barnstorm Games, RDF Television and Zodiak Media for ITV

Best Platform Innovation

LViS Global Activation Platform v4

All 4 for Channel 4
Showcase Relaunch for Freesat
Story of Now, TouchCast for BBC
TVPlayer, Simplestream
UKTV Play for UKTV

Best Multiplatform Project

The Singer Takes It All
Endemol, Chunk and Tectonic Interactive for Channel 4

Cucumber, Banana, and Tofu Multiplatform, Red Production and Rocket for Channel 4
Don’t Stop the Music, Fresh One Productions and Rocket for Channel 4
Leaders Live, ITV News for and Bite News
The Voice UK, Wall to Wall for BBC One

Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Campaign

Hollyoaks Snapchat Who Killed Fraser?!
Lime Pictures for E4

#MTVStars of 2014, MTV Music
Ex on the Beach, MTV
Feeling Nuts Check One Two, Attention Seekers and Fulwell 73 for Channel 4
Fortitude Polar Bear, Sky Atlantic
Strictly Come Dancing: Vine Booth, BBC One

Best Programme Acquisition

The 100

Brooklyn Nine-Nine, for E4
Game of Thrones, Sky Atlantic
Scorpion, ITV2
Suits, Dave
Vikings, History

Best Sports or Live Event Coverage

The 2015 William Hill World Darts Championship
Sky Sports

Isle of Man TT, North One Television for ITV4
Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down, Five To Go, Phil McIntyre and Hipgnosis for Gold
MotoGP, North One Television for BT Sport 2
Phillip’s 24 Hour Live TV Marathon for Text Santa, ITV Studios for ITV3
Tour de France, VSquared for ITV4

Best Entertainment Programme

Wild Things
IWC Media, Mad Monk and GME for Sky 1

A League of Their Own, CPL Productions for Sky 1
Bad Bridesmaid, Fresh One and GroupM Entertainment for ITV2
Bad Robots, Objective Productions for E4
Release the Hounds, Gogglebox Entertainment for ITV2
Ross Noble Freewheeling, North One Television for Dave

Best Scripted Programme

Murdered By My Boyfriend
BBC Current Affairs for BBC Three

Detectorists, Channel X and Lola Entertainment for BBC Four
Fortitude, 50 Fathoms and Tiger Aspect for Sky Atlantic
Glue, Eleven Film for E4
Mr Sloane, Whyaduck Productions and Big Talk Productions for Sky Atlantic
The Keith Lemon Sketch Show, Talkback and Bang Tidy for ITV2

Best Popular Factual Programme

The Islamic State
VICE for

50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy, Burning Bright Productions and Brown Bread Films for Sky One
Drunk History, Tiger Aspect for Comedy Central UK
Katie Hopkins: My Fat Story, Crackit Productions for TLC
Our War: Goodbye Afghanistan, BBC Documentaries for BBC Three
Storage Hunters UK, North One Television for Dave

Best Entertainment Channel


BBC Three

Best Factual Channel

Discovery Channel

BBC Four
BBC Three
Horse & Country TV
National Geographic Channel

Best Specialist Channel


Horse & Country TV (Highly Commended)
Horror Channel
Nat Geo WILD
Sky Arts

Best Original Web Channel


Barcroft TV
BBC Radio 1 in BBC iPlayer
Jamie Oliver’s Drinks Tube

Channel of the Year


BBC Three
Sky Atlantic