Popular television blog I Talk Telly has announced the nominees for its 2018 awards.
Public voting is now open until Saturday 1st December, with winners due to be announced on Monday 10th.
The awards, now in their fourth year, are operated by the blog’s founder and editor, Elliot Gonzalez.
Gonzalez says “I’m delighted to be bringing the I Talk Telly Awards back for a fourth year. I’m always overwhelmed at how they’re received by readers, TV fans and talent. I love seeing who the public think should win and love how passionate some fans are on social media, encouraging others to vote.
“It’s been another really strong year for television, which made the decision of who to nominate harder than any other year. Some categories were easier than others whilst some categories saw the list of nominees change a number times.
“But actually, my job is probably the easiest. It’s now down to the readers to make the really difficult decision of who should win each category. I’m glad I can’t vote because that’s a decision I would not like to make!”
A full list of comedy nominations are listed below:
Best New Comedy
Best Returning Comedy
Best Comedy Performance
Best Comedy Partnership
Charlie Cooper & Daisy May Cooper for This Country
John Challis & Sherrie Hewson for Benidorm
Keith Lemon & Paddy McGuinness for The Keith & Paddy Picture Show
Paul & Barry Chuckle for Benidorm
Peter Kay & Sian Gibson for Peter Kay’s Car Share
Reece Shearsmith & Steve Pemberton for Inside No. 9
Best Entertainment Show
Best Live Comedian
Additionally, the following non-comedy categories see single comic nominations as follows.
Best TV Personality: London Hughes
Best TV Presenting Partnership: Sandi Toksvig & Noel Fielding for The Great British Bake Off
Best Factual: The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan
Best Returning Drama: No Offence
Best Single Drama: Grandpa’s Great Escape