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16.03.02

TV ENTERTAINMENT

TV’s Best Moments of 2001 Honoured

TV’s best moments of 2001 were revealed tonight (Saturday 16 March) in BBC ONE’s live award show, 2001 TV Moments.


Host Michael Parkinson also invited viewers to choose from these moments for their overall Golden Moment of 2001 which will not be known until 10.30pm on Saturday night.


The winners from across the channels, voted for by an industry panel of judges, were:


· Best Factual Moment was given to Ed Devlin, a burger van chef who, in Channel 4’s Faking It, convinced three judges that he was a professional chef.
· Best Sporting Moment went to David Beckham for his free kick, taken in the last minute of extra time, at the England v Greece World Cup qualifier.
· Best Soap Moment went to Steve McFadden for the EastEnders shooting of Phil Mitchell storyline on BBC ONE.
· ITV’s Cold Feet was awarded Best Dramatic Moment. Jo’s father turns up demanding to know what’s going on, when he catches Karen, Pete and David swimming in the pool of his house. Pete no knowing who he is reveals himself to his future father-in-law for the first time-completely naked.
· Best Comedy Moment was awarded to BBC TWO’s The Office. David Brent (Ricky Gervais) tells the office that the Swindon branch is taking over the Slough branch, which means relocation and redundancies for them but at least he has got a promotion to Head Office.
· Vanessa Feltz also picked up an award for Best Entertainment Moment after breaking down and sharing her feelings with Jack Dee in Channel 4’s Celebrity Big Brother.


The judges had to pick their winners from the following nominations:


Factual Moment


Faking It


When Louis Met The Hamiltons
Christine flirts with Louis on the sofa.


Blue Planet
The first film footage of a Blue Whale in the wild.


Sailing Through Hell
Ellen MacArthur celebrating Christmas alone aboard Kingfisher and talking about loneliness.


Sporting Moment


England v Greece World Cup Qualifier


Wimbledon
Wildcard entry Goran Ivanisevic wins Wimbledon and celebrates enthusiastically.


England v Germany World Cup Qualifier
Owen completes a superb hat-trick.


Grand National
Only four finish in the Grand National.


Soap Moment


EastEnders
Phil Mitchell is shot.


EastEnders
Cat runs after Zoe, when she leaves Lynn’s hen party, and tells her that she is her mother.


Coronation Street
Alma’s death.


Coronation Street
Janice Battersby tells Les that she is leaving him.


Drama Moment


Cold Feet


Clocking Off
Kev accuses his friend Brian of being a paedophile only to discover that Brian has evidence that could implicate him.


Bob and Rose
Bob and Rose in Bob’s kitchen after bumping into each other by "accident" outside his house. However we have seen Rose previously walk past his house, ring the doorbell, phone him on her mobile but not leave a message. Bob dials 1471 after no message is left on his answering machine and Rose's mobile starts to ring.


Teachers
Teacher Simon is told by the Head that he has to sit in on a Police interview with a pupil that he has just shared a joint with - cue Police line-up fantasy.


Comedy Moment


Brass Eye
Dr. Fox explains how to deal with paedophiles with the aid of a crab, hammer and nail.


The Office


Trigger Happy TV
Man comes out of a porn shop to be greeted by a crowd of people celebrating him being the millionth customer.


Only Fools and Horses Christmas Special
Del catches Rodney and Cassandra dressed up as a Gladiator and Policewoman for their night in.


Entertainment Moment


Comic Relief
Ali G interviews Posh and Becks. He asks if Brooklyn would like to be a footballer like his Dad or a singer… like Mariah Carey.


Popstars
Darius sings Britney Spears’ Hit Me Baby One More Time.


So Graham Norton
Graham is talking to "Rocketman", a man who has developed a device for zero gravity sex and likes to perform to Elton John’s song. Graham gets his guest, Sir Elton John, to sing down the phone to him, much to his obvious delight.


Celebrity Big Brother


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