Dr. Who dominates at National TV Awards

Doctor Who is hot favourite in National TV Awards nominations

DOCTOR WHO IS still proving to be a massive hit with viewers after picking up a trio of nominations at the National TV Awards.

The revamped BBC show is still a runaway success after being nominated for the same awards for the third year running.

This time around the sci-fi show faces stiff competition from Life On Mars, The Bill and Shameless in the Most Popular Drama category.

The Doctor’s assistant, Freema Agyeman, is in good company in the Most Popular Actress category facing Eastenders’ Kara Tointon, Lacey Turner and Corrie’s Sue Cleaver.

David Tennant is hot favourite to pick up the Most Popular Actor category which also includes Corrie’s Antony Cotton.

Host Sir Trevor McDonald said: ‘It has been a controversial year for the industry, but the awards are a celebration of TV at its most popular. The variety of nominees shows the remarkable range of the programmes we all watch.’

The ceremony will be held in the Royal Albert Hall at the end of the month.

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