Belfast Telegraph

Stars see Sherlock pick up TV gong

BBC One's Sherlock has picked up another gong at the Channel of the Year Awards at the Edinburgh television festival.

The show, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman as the eccentric detective and Dr Watson, picked up a Bafta television award earlier this year.

Now it's been named Top Terrestrial Programme at the Arqiva Channel of the Year Awards.

Guests at the awards ceremony included comedian Miranda Hart, The Only Way Is Essex stars Mark Wright and Sam Faiers, and the star of Danish crime thriller The Killing - Sofie Grabol.

ITV was named Terrestrial Channel of the Year for the first time in the history of the awards.

The Inbetweeners was named Digital Programme of the Year.

Other awards included Digital Channel of the Year, which went to BBC Three, and Indie of the Year which went to TalkbackTHAMES, the production company behind hit shows including The X Factor.


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