The UK’s Royal Television Society (RTS) has opened applications for the 2022 RTS Program Awards, in partnership with Audio Network.
After a hybrid event forced by a pandemic this year, the 2022 edition will take place in person at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on March 29.
RTS said in a statement, “In accordance with all RTS awards, the company stresses the need for all organizations to demonstrate awareness when selecting nominations of the need to recognize diversity in our industry and in our community. at large.”
Michaela Coel’s “I May Destroy You” was this year’s award leader with three wins.
Two of the award categories have been renamed, including RTS Network of the Year, formerly known as RTS Channel of the Year, which recognizes the performance of a single broadcast channel, network or streaming service; and Limited Series replaces the Mini Series category, which highlights standalone drama series with a closed story arc.
Prizes will be awarded in 31 categories from: Unique Drama; Drama series; Limited series ; Soap and Continuous Drama; Writer – Drama; Scripted comedy; Entertainment; Comedy entertainment; Screenwriter – Comedy; Actor (Female); Actor (Male); Entertainment show; Comedy performance (Woman); Comedy show (man); Presenter; Breakthrough price; Story; Sciences and natural history; Arts; Unique documentary; Documentary series; Popular fact formatted; Day program; children’s program; Live event; Sports program; Sports presenter, commentator or expert; RTS Network of the Year; Judges’ Award and the Outstanding Achievement Award.
Awards Chairman Kenton Allen, who is also CEO of Big Talk Productions, said: “It has been an incredibly difficult year, perhaps the most difficult production environment we have experienced in our lifetimes. Despite this, the phenomenal creative talents across the UK industry, both in front and behind the camera, have managed to produce a remarkable year of record breaking and genre-defining programming, avidly consumed by audiences the world over. A remarkable achievement given the exceptional circumstances. We look forward to reviewing applications and celebrating everyone’s passion, professionalism and immense dedication in March. “
Registrations are now accepted for programs and performances that were broadcast or streamed between January 1 and December 31, 2021.