BBC One wins channel of the year at Edinburgh TV awards
28 August 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
The second series of Happy Valley will be broadcast next year
BBC One has been named channel of the year at the Edinburgh Television Festival’s annual awards.
BBC One’s Happy Valley picked up the prize for best new programme, following its Bafta Award victory for best drama series earlier this year.
A second series of the police drama has just started filming in Yorkshire.
Red Production Company, which made Happy Valley as well as BBC One’s Last Tango in Halifax and ITV’s Prey, was named production company of the year.
Comedian Frankie Boyle hosted the award ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday.
The award for best online innovation went to Channel 4’s Stand Up To Cancer show.
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Source:: BBC Entertainment