Love Island, Emmerdale, Drag Race UK and more are up for NTAs

Justin Harp
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The National Television Awards have announced that Love Island, Emmerdale, Killing Eve and Drag Race UK are among the shows making this year's longlist of nominees.

The biggest night in TV will be coming to the O2 Arena in London on January 28, 2020, with David Walliams taking over from long-time NTAs presenter on the ITV ceremony Dermot O'Leary.

The night will see EastEnders, Hollyoaks and Coronation Street each trying to end Emmerdale's three-year winning streak in the Serial Drama category.

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Photo credit: Gareth Gatrell/BBCAmerica

Phoebe Waller-Bridge also has a big night ahead of her, with Fleabag and Killing Eve making the longlists for Best Comedy and Best Drama respectively.

Fleabag will have to fend off the likes of Derry Girls and After Life to take the Comedy Award, while Killing Eve faces stiff competition for Best Drama from Peaky Blinders, Line of Duty, Poldark, Call the Midwife, Victoria and Vera.

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Photo credit: BBC

In the Best Challenge Show category, Love Island will be pitted against perennial favourite The Great British Bake Off as well as newcomers The Circle and Race Across The World.

Of course, Ant & Dec will also be defending their 18-year winning streak in the TV Presenter category as well. Will this be the year someone finally bests them?

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Photo credit: Jeff Spicer - Getty Images

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Fans vote for their favourites now by clicking here or calling 0844 646 2060 to request a vote form, with calls costing 5p. Voting will close on the longlists on Friday, October 25 at 11pm.

Below are the longlists for the National Television Awards 2019:


The Widow

Wild Bill


The Sinner

The Politician

Gentleman Jack

Cleaning Up

Mrs Wilson


The Long Song

World on Fire

The Capture

The Boys



Dark Heart

15 Days

Hatton Garden

The Abc Murders


The Little Drummer Girl



The Victim


Deep Water

A Confession

Les Misérables

The Bay


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Photo credit: HBO


All Together Now

Britain's Got Talent

Strictly Come Dancing

The Voice

The Voice Kids

Britain's Got Talent: The Champions

The Greatest Dancer

The Rap Game UK

The X Factor: Celebrity

Dancing on Ice

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Photo credit: Endemol/House of Tomorrow - Netflix


Silent Witness

The Handmaid's Tale



Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

Midsomer Murders

Killing Eve

The Walking Dead


Call the Midwife


Peaky Blinders



Doc Martin

Game of Thrones

Stranger Things


Death in Paradise

Line of Duty



Cold Feet

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Photo credit: BBC - BBC


Bradley Walsh

Richard Osman

Jonathan Ross

Rylan Clark-Neal

Emma Willis

Jimmy Carr

Alex Jones

Rob Rinder

Paddy McGuinness

Caroline Flack

Paul O'Grady

Freddie Flintoff

Sandi Toksvig

Ben Shephard

Jordan Banjo

Holly Willoughby

Rochelle Humes

Susanna Reid

Keith Lemon

Rob Beckett

Fiona Bruce

Graham Norton

Alexander Armstrong

Ant & Dec

Tess Daly

Stephen Mulhern

Dermot O'Leary

Stacey Dooley

Gary Lineker

Lorraine Kelly

Phillip Schofield

Michael McIntyre

Sue Barker

Davina McCall

Adam Hills

Nick Knowles

Marvin Humes

Mo Gilligan

Jeremy Clarkson

Alesha Dixon

Joe Lycett

Noel Fielding

Zoe Ball

Piers Morgan

Matt Baker

Claudia Winkleman

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Photo credit: Guy Levy - BBC


Alan Carr, RuPaul's Drag Race UK

Alesha Dixon, Britain's Got Talent / Britain's Got Talent: The Champions

Amanda Holden, Britain's Got Talent / Britain's Got Talent: The Champions

Ashley Banjo, Dancing on Ice

Bruno Tonioli, Strictly Come Dancing

Cheryl, The Greatest Dancer

Christopher Dean, Dancing on Ice

Craig Revel Horwood, Strictly Come Dancing

Danny Jones, The Voice Kids

David Walliams, Britain's Got Talent / Britain's Got Talent: The Champions

Dominic Skinner, Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star

Esme Young, The Great British Sewing Bee

Geri Horner, All Together Now

Graham Norton, RuPaul's Drag Race UK

Gregg Wallace, MasterChef

Jayne Torvill, Dancing on Ice

Jessie J, The Voice Kids

John Torode, MasterChef

Lord Sugar, The Apprentice

Louis Walsh, The X Factor: Celebrity

Matthew Morrison, The Greatest Dancer

Michelle Visage, RuPaul's Drag Race UK

Motsi Mabuse, Strictly Come Dancing

Nicole Scherzinger, The X Factor: Celebrity

Olly Murs, The Voice UK

Oti Mabuse, The Greatest Dancer

Patrick Grant, The Great British Sewing Bee

Paul Hollywood, The Great British Bake Off

Pixie Lott, The Voice Kids

Prue Leith, The Great British Bake Off

RuPaul, RuPaul's Drag Race UK

Shirley Ballas, Strictly Come Dancing

Simon Cowell, Britain's Got Talent / Britain's Got Talent: The Champions / The X Factor: Celebrity

Sir Tom Jones, The Voice UK

Val Garland, Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star, The Voice UK / The Voice Kids

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Photo credit: Mark Bourdillon - Channel 4


Adrian Dunbar, Ted Hastings, Line of Duty / Jim Hogan, Blood

Aidan Turner, Ross Poldark, Poldark

Alexander Skarsgård, Gadi Becker, The Little Drummer Girl

Anna Friel, Lisa Kallisto, Deep Water

Ardal O'Hanlon, DI Jack Mooney, Death in Paradise

Brenda Blethyn, DCI Vera Stanhope, Vera

Callum Turner, Shaun Emery, The Capture

Cathy Shipton, Lisa Duffin, Casualty

Christopher Abbott, Yossarian, Catch-22

Cillian Murphy, Thomas Shelby, Peaky Blinders

David Oyelowo, Javert, Les Misérables

Dominic West, Jean Valjean, Les Misérables

Douglas Henshall, DI Jimmy Perez, Shetland

Eleanor Tomlinson, Demelza Poldark, Poldark

Elisabeth Moss, June Osborne / Offred, The Handsmaid's Tale

Emilia Fox, Dr Nikki Alexander, Silent Witness

Fay Ripley, Jenny Gifford, Cold Feet

Florence Pugh, Charmian / Charlie Ross, The Little Drummer Girl

George Clooney, Scheisskopf, Catch-22

Helen McCrory, Polly Gray, Peaky Blinders / Kathryn Finch, MotherFatherSon

Hermoine Norris, Karen Marsden, Cold Feet

Holliday Grainger, DI Rachel Carey, The Capture

Idris Elba, DCI John Luther, Luther

Imelda Staunton, Karen Edwards, A Confession

James Nesbitt, Adam Williams, Cold Feet

Jenna Coleman, Queen Victoria, Victoria

Jenny Agutter, Sister Julienne, Call the Midwife

Jodie Comer, Villanelle, Killing Eve

John Malkovich, Hercule Poirot, The ABC Murders

John Thomson, Pete Gifford, Cold Feet

Kate Beckinsale, Georgia Wells, The Widow

Katherine Kelly, Leah Dale, Cheat

Kelly Macdonald, Anna Dean, The Victim

Kenneth Cranham, Brian Reader, Hatton Garden

Leonie Elliott, Nurse Lucille Anderson, Call the Midwife

Lesley Manville, Robina Chase, World on Fire

Lily Collins, Fantine, Les Misérables

Martin Clunes, DCI Colin Sutton, Manhunt / Dr Martin Ellingham, Doc Martin

Martin Compston, DS Steve Arnott, Line of Duty

Martin Freeman, DS Stephen Fulcher, A Confession

Michael Stevenson, Iain Dean, Casualty

Molly Windsor, Rose Vaughan, Cheat

Morven Christie, DS Lisa Armstrong, The Bay

Nabhaan Rizwan, Raza Shar, Informer

Neil Dudgeon, DCI John Barnaby, Midsomer Murders

Richard Gere, Max Finch, MotherFatherSon

Rob Lowe, Chief Constable Bill Hixon, Wild Bill

Robert Bathurst, David Marsden, Cold Feet

Robson Green, Geordie Keating, Grantchester

Rose Williams, Charlotte Heywood, Sanditon

Ruth Wilson, Alison Wilson, Mrs Wilson

Sandra Oh, Eve Polastri, Killing Eve

Sean Bean, Douglas Bennett, World on Fire

Shaun Evans, DS Endeavour Morse, Endeavour

Sheridan Smith, Sam Cook, Cleaning Up

Siobhan Finneran, Elaine Pickford, A Confession

Stephen Graham, John Corbett, Line of Duty

Suranne Jones, Anne Lister, Gentleman Jack

Tamara Lawrence, July, The Long Song

Tchéky Karyo, Julien Baptiste, Baptiste

Timothy Spall, Terry Perkins, Hatton Garden

Tom Brittney, Rev Will Davenport, Grantchester

Tom Hughes, Prince Albert, Victoria

Vicky McClure, DS Kate Fleming, Line of Duty

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Photo credit: Jay Brooks


The Apprentice

The Circle

Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star

The Great British Bake Off

The Great British Sewing Bee

The Great Model Railway Challenge

The Heist


Love Island


Race Across the World

Treasure Island with Bear Grylls


Coronation Street





Home and Away



Adrian Lewis Morgan, Dr Jimmi Clay, Doctors

Alexandra Mardell, Emma Brooker, Coronation Street

Alison King, Carla Connor, Coronation Street

Amy Walsh, Tracy Metcalfe, Emmerdale

Ashley Taylor Dawson, Darren Osborne, Hollyoaks

Danny Dyer, Mick Carter, EastEnders

Danny Miller, Aaron Dingle, Emmerdale

Elisabeth Dermot Walsh, Dr Zara Carmichael, Doctors

Gregory Finnegan, James Nightingale, Hollyoaks

Haiesha Mistry, Yasmine Maalik, Hollyoaks

Isabel Hodgins, Victoria Barton, Emmerdale

Jack P. Shepherd, David Platt, Coronation Street

James Bye, Martin Fowler, EastEnders

Jeff Hordley, Cain Dingle, Emmerdale

Jennifer Metcalfe, Mercedes McQueen, Hollyoaks

Katie McGlynn, Sinead Tinker, Coronation Street

Kellie Bright, Linda Carter, EastEnders

Letitia Dean, Sharon Mitchell, EastEnders

Mark Charnock, Marlon Dingle, Emmerdale

Mikey North, Gary Windass, Coronation Street

Natalie J Robb, Moira Dingle, Emmerdale

Rishi Nair, Sami Maalik, Hollyoaks

Rob Mallard, Daniel Osbourne, Coronation Street

Shona McGarty, Whitney Dean, EastEnders

Talia Vanessa Grant, Brooke Hathaway, Hollyoaks

Zack Morris, Keegan Baker, EastEnders


imran Adams, Mitchell Deveraux, Hollyoaks

Jack Nolan, Will Noble, Casualty

Jurell Carter, Nate Robinson, Emmerdale

Max Bowden, Ben Mitchell, EastEnders

Peter Ash, Paul Foreman, Coronation Street


BBC Breakfast

Good Morning Britain

Jeremy Vine

Loose Women


The One Show

Saturday Kitchen Live

Sunday Brunch

This Morning

Victoria Derbyshire


8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

A League of Their Own

A Question of Sport

All Round to Mrs Brown's

The Big Narstie Show

Britain's Brightest Family



Celebrity Juice

The Chase

Eating with My Ex

The Graham Norton Show

Harry Hill's Alien Fun Capsule

Have I Got News for You

The Hit List

I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

In for a Penny

The Jonathan Ross Show

The Last Leg With Adam Hills

The Lateish Show With Mo Gilligan


Michael McIntyre's Big Show

Ninja Warrior UK

Piers Morgan's Life Stories


The Rob Rinder Verdict

RuPaul's Drag Race UK

Shopping with Keith Lemon

Small Fortune


This Time Next Year

Through the Keyhole

Tipping Point

University Challenge

The Wall

Who Dares Wins

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

Would I Lie to You?


After Life

Derry Girls

Don't Forget the Driver



Good Omens

Hold the Sunset

Mrs Brown's Boys

Not Going Out


Sex Education

Still Open All Hours

The Reluctant Landlord

This Time with Alan Partridge


Young Sheldon


Top Gear

American History's Biggest Fibs

Stacey Dooley Investigates



Harry's Heroes: The Full English

Rob & Romesh Vs

Long Lost Family

Our Planet

Who Do You Think You Are?

The Grand Tour


Our Yorkshire Farm

63 Up

Gordon, Gino and Fred: Road Trip

Paul O'Grady: For The Love of Dogs

Queer Eye

Match of the Day

Antiques Roadshow

Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport

Blue Planet Live

Inside the Ritz Hotel

DIY SOS: The Big Build

Earth from Space

Jesy Nelson: 'Odd One Out'

Leaving Neverland: Michael Jackson And Me

Martin Clunes: Islands of America

Bradley Walsh & Son: Breaking Dad


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