National Reality TV Awards UK

Lucy ColemanLucy ColemanAugust 8, 2017


Britain’s Got Talent, The Voice UK, Dragon’s Den, Love Island,  Take Me Out, First Dates, and Love Island are a few of the nominees announced today ahead of the the prestigious 7th annual National Reality TV Awards taking place next month on the 18th of September 2017 at the Porchester Hall in London.

The National Reality Television Awards is the only awards ceremony worldwide to re-define the sub genres that make up the whole industry of Reality TV with all categories nominated and voted for by millions of television fans.

Over 4.6 million submissions were received for this year’s nominations. Each year all nominations for the NRTA are submitted via the official NRTA website by the public between the 7th of  January till the 1st of August  and the public decide winners of each category by voting on the official NRTA website for their favorite shows, celebrities or participants. This year (2017) the National Reality Television Awards has partnered with broadcast partner, Sky Showcase  who will be broadcasting the event.

VooVix will be the official streaming partner for the NRTA’s. Exclusive highlights of the National Reality TV Awards 2017 will be streamed live on . The coverage supported by Sky Showcase will include live broadcast of backstage interviews with winners via Facebook Live.

The Best Television Presenter category sees a plethora of talent go head to head including; Paddy McGuinness for Take Me Out , Nick Knowles for DIY SOS, Bradley Walsh for the The Chase , Stephen Mulhern for Catchphrase , Susanna Reid for Good Morning Britain, Lorraine Kelly for Lorraine and Naga Munchetty for BBC Breakfast are among the list of presenters competing for this category. Whilst the Best TV Judge category sees;  Simon Cowell for Britain’s Got Talent, David Walliams (Britain’s Got Talent), Danni Minogue (Let it Shine) go head to head with WIll i am (The Voice UK & Voice Kids) , Peter Jones (Dragon’s Den) and Sir Tom Jones (The Voice UK).

Previous NRTA Best TV Judge winner Peter Jones (Dragon’s Den) commented “I have always supported the NRTA’s from the first ever awards show at the O2 over 7 years ago and it is amazing to see how far this has come as an awards ceremony celebrating not just the faces we see on our screens but the Producers, Directors and production companies who play an excellent part in delivering contents to millions of TV viewers each year”.

Swiss Luxury watch brand, Dechavel watches has been announced as headline sponsor for this year’s 7th annual National Reality TV Awards with a 3 year sponsorship deal worth 2.2 million pounds per year and will be gifting their Royal Champion 2017 watch which costs £25k per timepiece to winners of their sponsored categories.

Louis Thurbolt, Head of Marketing for Dechavel watches commented  “Our remit as a luxury brand is to invest in the TV, Sports, Music and off course the Fashion industry. We are very excited to partner with the National Reality TV Awards and are proud to sign up for the next 3 years as exclusive luxury watch sponsor. Congratulations to all the nominees and looking forward to celebrating together at the event in September”.

Find full list of the 2017 NRTA nominees here:

Best TV Presenter sponsored by Dechavel watches

Paddy McGuinness (Take Me Out)

Nick Knowles (DIY SOS)

Noel Edmonds (Deal or No Deal)

Bradley Walsh (The Chase)

Stephen Mulhern (Catchphrase)

Brendan Sheerin (Coach Trip)

Rylan Clark (BB)

Alex Zane (Rude Tube)

Caroline Flack (Love Island)

Paul O Grady (Blind Date UK)

AJ Odudu (Trending Live)

Susanna Reid (Good Morning Britain)

Lorraine Kelly (Lorraine)

Naga Munchetty (BBC Breakfast)

Best Docu-Soap 2017


Ross Kemp: Extreme World

Who do you think you are?

Oxford Street revealed

Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways

Nadiya’s British Food Adventure

Katie Price: My Crazy Life

The Bionic Vet

Heir Hunters

Don’t Tell the Bride

Best Entertainment Show  sponsored by St. Moriz

The Only Way is Essex (Lime Pictures/ITVBe)

Made in Chelsea (Monkey Kingdom/E4)

Britain’s Got Talent (Fremantlemedia/Syco/ ITV)

Love Island (ITV2)

Dinner Date  (ITVBe)

Celebrity Masterchef (BBC 1)

Big Brother (Bazal/Brighter Pictures/Channel 5)

Take Me Out (Fremantlemedia/ ITV2)

The Voice  (ITV )

Let it Shine (BBC One)

Trending Live (4 Music)

First Dates (Twenty Twenty/ Channel4)

Best Dating Show 2017   sponsored by ONE Condoms

Love Island

Take me out

Dinner Dates

First Dates

Ex on the Beach

Celeb Go Dating

Naked Attraction

Dinner Date

Blind Date UK

Celebrity Personality of the Year

Lisa Vanderpump (Vanderpump Rules)

Alesha Dixon (BGT)

Susanna Reid (Good Morning Britain)

Ampika Pickston (Real Housewives of Cheshire)

Martin Kemp  (Let it Shine)

Ashley Roberts

Amanda Holden (Britain’s Got Talent)

Trisha Goddard (BOOTS)

Piers Morgan (Good Morning Britain)

Sarah Harding (CBB)

Simon Cowell (BGT)


Best Business Show sponsored by Chelsea Monthly

Dragon’s’ Den

Secret Dealers

Four in a Bed

Escape to the Country

Flog it!

A Place in the Sun

Salvage Hunters


Most Inspiring TV Show

The Wright Stuff


Dragons’ Den

First Dates


Binky & JP’s Baby: Born in Chelsea

Who do you think you are?

Escape to the Country

Voice Kids


Best Reality TV Judge

Gregg Wallace (Celebrity Masterchef)

Simon Cowell (Britain’s Got Talent)

Touker Suleyman (Dragon’s Den)

David Walliams (Britain’s Got Talent)

Danni Minogue (Let it Shine)

Peter Jones (Dragon’s Den)

Sir Tom Jones (The Voice UK)

Amanda Holden (Britain’s Got Talent)

Judge Rob Rinder (Judge Rinder)

Sarah Willingham (Dragons’ Den)

Gary Barlow (Let it Shine)

Will I  Am  (The Voice)


Best Television Chef

The Hairy Bikers

Lorraine Pascale

Nigella Lawson

Ken Ho

Mary Berry

John Torode

Ainsley Harriott

Simon Rimmer

Jamie Oliver

Nadiya Hussain

Gordon Ramsay

James Martin

Best Reality Competition Show

Strictly Come Dancing

Britain’s Got Talent

Big Brother

Come Dine with Me

The Jump

Celebrity MasterChef

Love Island

Take Me Out

Britain’s Got Talent

Me and My Dog: The Ultimate Contest

Dance Dance Dance

Coach Trip


Best Reality Non-Competition Show   sponsored by Sebamed

The Only Way is Essex

Made in Chelsea : Ibiza

The Real Housewives of Cheshire

Dinner Date


Geordie Shore

Ibiza Weekender XXL

Say yes to the dress

Tattoo Fixers

Reality Personality of the Year

Lauren Simon

Vicky Pattison

Leanne Brown

Charlotte Crosby

Ampika Pickson

Drew Pritchard

Olivia Attwood

Paisley Billings

Best Male Personality sponsored by DeChavel watches

ALex Mytton

Jamie Laing

Stephen Bear

Joey Essex

Chris Clark

James Diags

Drew Pritchard

Simon Rimmer

Best Game Show


The Chase


Tipping Point



Ninja Warrior UK

Best Food Show  sponsored by

Sunday Brunch

Celebrity Masterchef

Great British Bakeoff

Who’s Doing the Dishes?

Saturday Kitchen


Nadiya’s British Food Adventure

Best Female Personality sponsored by Lash Perfect

Megan McKenna (TOWIE)

Chloe Simms (TOWIE)

Sarah Willingham (Dragon’s’ Den)

Deborah Meaden (Dragon’s Den)

Amber Davies (Love Island)

Ampika Pickston (Real Housewives of Cheshire)

Montana Brown (Love Island)

Lydia Bright (TOWIE)

Rachel Riley (Countdown)

Chloe Meadows (TOWIE)

Katie Price: (My Crazy Life)

Olivia Wardell (Britain’s Next Top Model)


Best Performance (on a Reality TV Show)  sponsored by

Mo Adeniran (The Voice UK)

Issy Simpson ( Britain’s Got Talent)

Jess Folley (The Voice Kids)

Sarah Ikumu (Britain’s Got Talent)

Tokio Myers (Britain’s Got Talent)

Michelle John (The Voice UK)

The Mersey Girls (Britain’s Got Talent)

JB Gill & Chloe Gill (Dance Dance Dance)

DNA (Britain’s Got Talent)

Daliso Chaponda (Britain’s Got Talent)

Clara Hurtado (The Voice UK)

Jess Robinson (Britain’s Got Talent)

Best Male Personality sponsored by DeChavel watches

Pete Wicks (TOWIE)

Harley Judge (Love Island)

Dan Edgar (TOWIE)

Marcel Somerville (Love Island)

Paul Hollywood (Great British Bake Off’)

Jamie Laing (Made in Chelsea)

Matthew Wright (The Wright Stuff)

Fred Sirieix (First Dates)

Kem Cetinay (Love Island)

Chris Hughes (Love Island)

Best International Show  sponsored by

Vanderpump Rules

Real Housewives of Atlanta

Keeping up with the Kardashians

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Shark Tank

Pawn Stars


#RichKids of Beverly Hills

Married to Medicine

Hardcore Pawn

Love & HipHop – Hollywood

Best Talk Show

Good Morning Britain

Loose Women

Big Brother’s Bit On the Side

This Morning

The Jeremy Kyle Show

John Bishop: In Conversation with….


Best Social Experiment Show

Love Island

Big Brother

Naked Attraction



Coach Trip

Just Tattoo of us

Celebrity Big Brother

Geordie Shore

Celebrities in therapy

Best Production Company

FremantleMedia UK




Shed Media

Endemol Shine UK

Pulse Films

Two Four

Voting is currently live @

Winners will be announced on the 18th of September 2017.

Jeff ArmstrongJeff ArmstrongSeptember 3, 2012


Last week, TV host of the NRTA, Tom Pullen and a range of celerities including Pat Sharp, Caprice, Keith Chegwin, Spencer Matthews, Chipmunk and many more graced the stage at the 2nd annual National Reality TV Awards to announce winners for this year’s NRTA. The National Reality TV Awards was born out of the need to recognize the worldwide producers, celebrities, participants, researchers, and industry that forms part of what is now on the forefront of the global television market.
Performances on stage included; pop star Zena, indie rock act, Carousel and a showstopping performance by The Fores who got the whole audience shouting for an encore.


Host of the NRTA 2012 ,Tom Pullen commented “It was an exciting night all round and to present Keith Chegwin, a legend in our industry collect the Lifetime Achievement Award was simply spectacular”.

The Best Entertainment category in association with St. Moriz saw a battle between The Only Way is Essex (Lime Pictures / ITV 2) , Made in Chelsea ( Monkey Kingdom / E4) , I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! (ITV 1) , Britain’s Got Talent (Syco TV/ ITV 1) , The Biggest Loser (Shine Ltd ITV 1) , The X Factor (Syco TV/ ITV 1) , Dirty Sexy Things ( Betty TV/ E4) , Strictly come Dancing ,Hot Like US (BBC 3) , The Gadget Show (North One TV/ Five) , The Choir Military Wives (BBC 2) . XFactor came out triumphant taking home the best Entertainment Show award and Best International TV Show for Xfactor USA. The Only Way is Essex and Made In Chelsea went head to head with Secret Millionaire, The World’s Strictest Parents, Supersize vs. Superskinny, Don’t tell the Bride battle it out for Best Reality Non-Competition Show with the award going to Made in Chelsea. BBC’s hit show Strictly Come Dancing was voted Best Reality Competition show.
The National Reality TV Awards 2012 was dominated by business shows topping the winning list and nominations. In the Best Business Show category, it’s a battle between; The Apprentice, Dragon’s Den, Secret Millionaire, Mary’s Bottom Line, Undercover Boss, Young Apprentice and The Exclusives. Dragon’s Den, was voted ‘Best Business Show’ . The Apprentice also came out on top winning the Most Inspiring TV Show category and Best Reality TV Judge won by Karren Brady
All nominations for the categories are submitted by the public and the public decided winners of each category by voting on the official NRTA website for their favourite shows, celebrities or participants. Over 2.5 miillion votes were submitted by fans nationwide a double the amount of votes received last year.
A surprise Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to legendary TV Presenter, Keith Chegwin . With over 45 years in the TV business, Chegwin was brought to tears on stage as he received his prestigious award.
Keith Chegwin commented “The National Reality TV Awards are well ahead of it’s time. This awards ceremony captures the biggest genres in television worldwide watched by millions of viewers. It’s unlike any other TV awards ceremony and it’s only set to become even bigger in the future and I am extremely overwhelmed to receive this Lifetime Achievement Award’
Team GB, also made an appearance at the awards show taking home the Outstanding Contribution to Sports award. The team headed by Greg Rutherford, Mo Farrah, Jessica Innis and more pick up this special new award for their inspirational performances and their domination on TV for the month of August capturing the minds of viewers with their genuine achievement all across Great Britain.
Celebrity Presenter, Pat Sharp commented “Team GB are now the new role models for young people across Britain and clearly kept millions of viewers glued during London 2012 and I was very happy to see them win an award here at the National Reality TV Awards”.

National Reality TV Awards is the only worldwide Television awards shows specifically targeting the different sub-genres that make up Reality TV and the only TV awards show with all categories nominated and voted for by Television fans nationwide. The National Reality TV Awards is also used as a vehicle to raise awareness for several charities including DCT (Diamonds Children Trust). The National Reality TV Awards embarks on a journey accross the atlantic to Los Angeles next month as 24th of September 2012 sees the launch of the National Reality TV Awards USA at the Crescent Hotel, in Beverley Hills.


Please, find full winners list of this year’s National Reality TV Awards 2012 below:
• Best Docu-Soap sponsored by Grain of Salt
o Secret Millionaire (RDF Television/ Channel 4)

• Best Entertainment Show sponsored by St. Moriz
o The X Factor (Syco TV/ ITV 1)

• Celebrity Personality of the Year
Russell Howard (Good News, BBC 3)

• Best International TV Show
The X Factor U.S.A

• Best Business Show
Dragon’s Den (BBC 2)

• Most Inspiring TV Show sponsored by Rocktails
The Apprentice

• Best Reality TV Judge
Karren Brady (The Apprentice)

• Best TV Presenter
Rick Edwards (Tool Academy, E 4)

• Best Reality Competition Show
Strictly Come Dancing (BBC 1)

• Best Reality Non-Competition Show
o Made in Chelsea (Monkey Kingdom/ E4)

• Best Social Experiment Show sponsored by Exclusive Transfer
o Tool Academy

• Reality Personality of the Year sponsored by St. Moriz
o Spencer Matthews (Made in Chelsea)

• Best Game and Dating Show
o Take Me Out (ITV)

• Best Talk Show
o The Graham Norton Show (So Television/ BBC 1)

• Best Self Improvement/ Makeover Show
o Supersize vs. Superskinny (Remarkable TV/ Channel 4)

• Best Music Act
o The Military Wives

• Best Production Company
o RDF Television

• Best Female Personality sponsored by St. Moriz
o Millie Mackintosh (Made in Chelsea)

• Best Male Personality
o Gareth Malone (Military Wives)

Outstanding Achievement Award 2012
Team GB (London 2012)

Lifetime Achievement Award 2012
Keith Chegwin

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