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TRIC Awards 2022: Can Clarkson’s Farm defeat I’m a Celebrity and Strictly?

Jeremy Clarkson sits on the back of a 4x4 looking over his farm, glass of wine in hand

TRIC, the Television and Radio Industries Club, has announced the nominees for this year’s TRIC Awards.

With over 65,000 votes cast by members of the public and industry experts, the shortlist contains some of the biggest and best-known names in the broadcasting industry, and draws from the world of popular comedy, drama, reality TV, factual, news and sport.

18 awarded will be presented in total. Trophies will be presented by TRIC President, The One Show’s Alex Jones at Grosvenor House, Park Lane, July 6, in front of an audience of over 1,000 guests.

In the TV Personality category, Ant & Dec are up against Bradley Walsh, Rylan Clark and Piers Morgan. 

The News Presenter award is a four-way fight between GB News’ Eammon Holmes, Stephen Dixon, and the BBC News Team’s Clive Myrie and Victoria Derbyshire.

The New Drama category sees It’s a Sin, take on Vigil, The Pembrokeshire Murders and Around the World in 80 Days, while the Drama award has Line of Duty, Call the Midwife, Vera and All Creatures Great and Small as contenders.

In Game Show, it’s a battle between Michael McIntyre’s The Wheel, The Chase, Richard Osman’s House of Games and Would I Lie To You

Tussling for the Entertainment gong are  Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, Bradley Walsh & Son: Breaking Dad, The Graham Norton Show and Gogglebox.

The most interesting clash can be found in the Best Reality category, when acclaimed Prime Video newcomer Clarkson’s Farm takes on The Masked Singer, Strictly Come Dancing and I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! 

There’s also an award for Podcast of the Year, while radio nominees see Roman Kemp, battling it out with the Queens of radio Kate Garraway, Amanda Holden and Sara Cox

The shortlist contains some of the biggest and best-known names in the broadcasting industry…

The TRIC Awards 2022 nominees in full

Daytime 
A Place in the Sun (Channel 4)
Loose Women (ITV1)
Steph’s Packed Lunch (Channel 4)
This Morning (ITV1)

Drama
All Creatures Great and Small (Channel 5) 
Call the Midwife (BBC One)
Line of Duty (BBC One)
Vera (ITV1)

Entertainment 
Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway (ITV1)
Bradley Walsh & Son: Breaking Dad (ITV1)
Gogglebox (Channel 4)
The Graham Norton Show (BBC One)

Factual
Ambulance (BBC One)
Kate Garraway: Finding Derek (ITV1)
Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs (ITV1)
The Repair Shop (BBC One)

Food
Gordon, Gino and Fred Go Greek: Mamma Mia (ITV1)
James Martin’s Saturday Morning (ITV1)
MasterChef (BBC One)
The Great British Bake Off (Channel 4)

Game show
Michael McIntyre’s The Wheel (BBC One)
Richard Osman’s House of Games (BBC Two)
The Chase (ITV1)
Would I Lie To You? (BBC One)

Multi-channel news programme
BBC Breakfast
BBC News Team
GB News Team
Good Morning Britain 

New drama
Around the World in 80 Days (BBC One)
It’s a Sin (Channel 4)
The Pembrokeshire Murders (ITV1)
Vigil (BBC One)

News presenter
Clive Myrie (BBC One)
Eammon Holmes (GB News)
Stephen Dixon (GB News)
Victoria Derbyshire (BBC One)

Podcast of the year 
Happy Place Fearne Cotton 
Rob Beckett and Josh Widdicombe’s Parenting Hell 
Sh**ged, Married, Annoyed
That Peter Crouch Podcast 

Reality
Clarkson’s Farm (Amazon Prime)
I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here (ITV1)
Strictly Come Dancing (BBC One)
The Masked Singer (ITV1)

Radio personality 
Amanda Holden (Heart)
Kate Garraway (Smooth)
Roman Kemp (Capital)
Sara Cox (BBC Radio Two)

Radio programme
Capital Breakfast with Roman Kemp 
Heart Breakfast with Jamie Theakston and Amanda Holden 
Sara Cox (BBC Radio Two)
The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show (BBC Radio Two)

Soap of the year
Coronation Street (ITV1)
EastEnders (BBC One)
Emmerdale (ITV1)
Holby City (BBC One)

Soap actor
Paige Sandhu (Emmerdale) 
Rosie Marcel (Holby City) 
Sally Carman (Coronation Street) 
Simon Gregson (Coronation Street)

Sport
A League of their Own (Sky One)
BBC Wimbledon (BBC)
Match of the Day (BBC One)
Tokyo 2020: Olympics (BBC
)

Personality
Ant & Dec
Bradley Walsh 
Piers Morgan
Rylan Clark

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