TV presenter Holly Willoughby congratulated “attractive man” Jay Blades and The Restore Store workforce after This Morning was dethroned on the Nationwide Tv Awards by the BBC present within the wake of the Phillip Schofield affair furore.
The ITV programme misplaced out on the daytime prize on the star-studded awards ceremony in London on Tuesday night, the place Pleased Valley’s Sarah Lancashire was honoured with a particular recognition gong.
The daytime programme has continued to face scrutiny following Schofield’s departure in Could, after admitting having a relationship with a youthful male former colleague.
This has included claims that the present fostered a “poisonous” bullying tradition.
An exterior evaluation of the info after Schofield’s departure is at present beneath approach and ITV bosses have mentioned each Schofield and his youthful lover “repeatedly denied” allegations of a relationship till the star stop ITV and formally apologised.
This Morning has beforehand received within the daytime, stay journal or topical journal class yearly since 2011.
Willoughby, who has continued to host the present within the wake of Schofield’s exit, returned to screens this week after being on summer time vacation.
She posted an image of herself alongside The Restore Store’s Blades, writing: “To this attractive man @jaybladesmbe and the entire workforce on the @therepairshoptv … Hugest Congratulations!!! And what an evening for the unimaginable Sarah Lancashire… @joeldommett thanks for an ideal night time… See you within the morning.”
Lancashire additionally received the most effective drama efficiency prize on the present, hosted by comic Joel Dommett, whereas Pleased Valley received the returning drama class.
Taking to the stage on the occasion, held at The O2 in London on Tuesday night, Blades snapped an image of the second as he famous it was a “rarity” for them to be successful the prize.
He additionally praised his fellow nominees at This Morning, The Chase and Unfastened Ladies, saying: “We’re the brand new children on the block and I’m glad we’ve received this time. I do know it received’t be a daily factor so thanks.”
Willoughby, who has been internet hosting the morning present with Alison Hammond this week, handled herself to a burger after the ceremony, posting a photograph of herself taking a chunk.
She captioned the shot: “Say (quarter pounder with) CHEESE.”
Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi, 26, received within the authored documentary class for his Netflix documentary, Lewis Capaldi: How I’m Feeling Now.
He despatched a video message from America, saying: “I’ve to say thanks so, so, a lot in the event you voted and even in the event you simply watched the documentary, it genuinely means the world and it by no means ceases to blow me away how a lot this documentary has linked with folks and struck a chord.”
The award present additionally paid tribute to the late Paul O’Grady by taking part in a montage of a few of his profession highlights, with host Dommett remembering his “kindness” which was coupled with a “distinctive sense of enjoyable that received over audiences right away”.
The TV star, who died aged 67 in March, additionally received the factual leisure prize for his TV present For The Love Of Canine.
Geordie duo Declan Donnelly and Ant McPartlin cemented their run because the kings of prime-time tv after successful the most effective TV presenter prize for the twenty second consecutive time.
Because the pair collected the award on stage, Donnelly mentioned: “We’re as humbled and grateful tonight as we had been once we received it for the primary time.”
McPartlin added that they are going to proceed to current “so long as you need us to”.
Actuality TV sequence Gogglebox took dwelling the Bruce Forsyth leisure award, beating The Masked Singer, and Donnelly and McPartlin who had been nominated for 2 of their reveals – I’m A Superstar … Get Me Out Of Right here! and Saturday Night time Takeaway.
BBC’s The Traitors obtained the award for finest actuality competitors, and The Graham Norton Present received within the new TV interview class, beating Piers Morgan Uncensored on Discuss TV, Louis Theroux Interviews… and The Chris & Rosie Ramsey Present to assert the prize.
Norton appeared on a video-link to gather the award, saying: “I’m so sorry I can’t be there. Lastly, I win a Nationwide Tv Award and I’m not there.”
He added: “This award, successful it means a lot. Principally it signifies that Ant and Dec don’t have a chat present… but. Don’t do it to me, boys.”
Strictly Come Dancing picked up the expertise present prize, EastEnders claimed the serial drama gong, whereas Netflix hit Wednesday, which stars Jenna Ortega because the Addams Household character Wednesday Addams, received the brand new drama award.
The Our Dementia Choir delivered a transferring efficiency throughout the present, with This Is England actress Vicky McClure admitting she was “shaking by way of pleasure” at witnessing the group sing on the O2.
EastEnders star and forthcoming Strictly contestant Bobby Brazier, who’s the son of TV star Jeff Brazier and the late Jade Goody, received the rising star award.