NTA awards 2021 results as winners announced at star-studded ceremony hosted by Joel Dommett

By Simon Duke

After it was delayed by eight months due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s National Television Awards finally took place on Thursday night.

A who’s who of TV elite flocked to the O2 Arena in London for the star studded ceremony, this year hosted by Joel Dommett, who followed in the footsteps last year's host David Walliams.

Among the hotly contested titles at the NTAs was new category Best Authored Documentary, won by Kate Garraway who received a standing ovation.

Other NTA nominations this year included Ant and Dec, who made it an amazing 20 in a row in the Best Presenter category.

And as well as the trophies being dished out, this year’s awards also featured a comeback performance from JLS and opened with a number from Strictly finalist HRVY.

READ MORE: Standing ovation for Kate Garraway as Finding Derek wins NTA

We updated all the results from the night as they came in - marking the winners in each category in bold italics.

I'm A Celebrity was the first winner of the night, triumphing in Best Entertainment.

Here are all of the nominees and winners for this year

The Bruce Forsyth Entertainment Award

  • Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
  • Taskmaster
  • I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! - WINNER
  • The Graham Norton Show

Returning Drama

  • Unforgotten
  • Line of Duty - WINNER
  • The Crown
  • Call the Midwife

Challenge Show

  • The Great British Sewing Bee
  • Love Island
  • The Great British Bake Off - WINNER
  • Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins

Serial Drama Performance

  • Billy Price as Sid Summer in Hollyoaks
  • Sally Carman as Abi Franklin in Coronation Street
  • Mollie Gallagher as Nina Lucas in Coronation Street - WINNER
  • Danny Dyer as Mick Carter in EastEnders

Comedy

  • Afterlife - WINNER
  • Sex Education
  • Friday Night Dinner
  • The Vicar of Dibley

New Drama

  • Des
  • It's A Sin - WINNER
  • Normal People
  • Bridgerton

Quiz Show

  • Beat the Chasers - WINNER
  • In For A Penny
  • Michael McIntyre's The Wheel
  • Celebrity Catchphrase

Factual

  • Gordon, Gino and Fred: American Road Trip
  • Paul O'Grady: For the Love of Dogs
  • Caroline Flack: Her Life and Death
  • Gogglebox - WINNER

Authored Documentary

  • Katie Price: Harvey and Me
  • Marcus Rashford: Feeding Britain's Children
  • Kate Garraway: Finding Derek - WINNER
  • Rob Burrow: My Year with MND
  • Roman Kemp: Our Silent Emergency

Special Recognition Award

Line of Duty

Daytime

  • This Morning - WINNER
  • Loose Women
  • The Chase
  • The Repair Shop

TV Presenter

  • Piers Morgan
  • Bradley Walsh
  • Ant and Dec - WINNER
  • Alison Hammond
  • Holly Willoughby

Drama Performance

  • David Tennant as Dennis Nielsen in Des - WINNER
  • Vicky McClure as DI Kate Flemming in Line of Duty
  • Adrian Dunbar as Superintendent Ted Hastings in Line of Duty
  • Olly Alexander as Richie Tozer in It's A Sin
  • Martin Compston as DI Steve Arnott in Line of Duty

Talent Show

  • Strictly Come Dancing - WINNER
  • Britain's Got Talent
  • RuPaul's Drag Race UK
  • The Masked Singer

Serial Drama

  • Coronation Street - WINNER
  • EastEnders
  • Emmerdale
  • Hollyoaks

This year's host Joel Dommett replaces David, who himself replaced Dermot O'Leary in 2020 after the X Factor host has presented the awards for the past 10 years.

Viewers had up until Thursday lunchtime to cast their votes on who they wanted to win.

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