News: Awards Shortlist Revealed

The Awards shortlist has been revealed. 430 new British comedy shows on TV and radio in 2019 have now been whittled down to a shortlist of just 60. As well as individual categories one of the 60 shortlisted titles will be crowned Comedy Of The Year. Fans can vote for their favourites at this link here. 

Voting closes on Sunday 26th January 2020 at 11:59pm. The winners will be announced on Monday 27th January.

Here is an at-a-glance list of the final 60 shows.

Best New TV Sitcom 2019

After Life

Dad's Army – The Lost Episodes

Danny & Mick


This Time With Alan Partridge

Year of the Rabbit

Best Returning TV Sitcom 2019

Derry Girls


Gavin & Stacey

Mrs Brown's Boys

Not Going Out

Still Game

Best Radio Sitcom 2019

Clare in the Community

Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show

Ed Reardon's Week

The Missing Hancocks

The Shuttleworths

John Wrigglesworth's Hang Ups

Best TV Sketch Show 2019

Ellie & Natasia



Horrible Histories


Vic & Bob's Big Night Out

Best Radio Sketch Show 2019

The Absolutely Radio Show

Dead Ringers

John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme

Kevin Eldon Will See You Now

Little Britain


Best TV Panel Show 2019

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Alien Fun Capsule

Have I Got News for You

Mock The Week


Would I Lie To You?

Best Radio Panel Show 2019

Breaking The News

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue

Just A Minute

The Museum Of Curiosity

The News Quiz

The Unbelievable Truth

Best TV Entertainment Show 2019

Frankie Boyle's New World Order

The Graham Norton Show

Michael McIntyre's Big Show

Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing 


The Last Leg

Best Radio Entertainment Show 2019

Alexei Sayle's Imaginary Sandwich Bar

Andy Hamilton Sort of Remembers

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Mark Steel's In Town

Susan Calman Makes Me Happy

The Tim Vine Chat show

Best TV Comedy Drama 2019

Doc Martin

End of the F**king World

Good Omens

Sex Education

Shakespeare and Hathaway

Worzel Gummidge




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