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Great British Bake Off stars up for National Television Awards

Sue Perkins, Mary Berry and Mel Giedroyc
Image caption Perkins, Berry and Giedroyc have all declined to follow GBBO to Channel 4

The Great British Bake Off co-hosts Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins are joined by judge Mary Berry in the nominations for this year's National Television Awards.

The programme gets another nomination in the challenge show category, ahead of its move from BBC One to Channel 4.

Berry, 81, is up against by Strictly Come Dancing's departing head judge Len Goodman in the TV judge category.

Mel and Sue face competition for the TV presenter award from Ant and Dec, who have won the accolade 15 years running.

The pair will not be following Bake Off to its new home, with Berry also opting to leave the show.

Out of the original line-up, only Paul Hollywood will also move to Channel 4.

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Image caption Dermot O'Leary will host the awards ceremony on 25 January

A new award for period drama pits BBC shows Call the Midwife, Peaky Blinders and Poldark against ITV's Victoria and Netflix's Stranger Things.

The nomination for the Netflix's '80s-based drama marks the first NTA citation for a drama series broadcast on a streaming service.

Members of the public have until noon on 25 January to vote for their favourites in the 15 award categories.

ITV will broadcast the awards live from London's O2 Arena on 25 January.

Nominations in full

Talent show

  • Britain's Got Talent
  • Strictly Come Dancing
  • The X Factor

Challenge show

  • The Apprentice
  • The Great British Bake Off
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me out of Here!
  • Love Island
  • MasterChef

Serial drama

  • Coronation Street
  • EastEnders
  • Emmerdale
  • Hollyoaks


  • Benidorm
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Mrs Brown's Boys
  • Orange is the New Black


  • Casualty
  • Cold Feet
  • Game of Thrones
  • Happy Valley
  • The Night Manager

Period drama

  • Call the Midwife
  • Peaky Blinders
  • Poldark
  • Stranger Things
  • Victoria

Factual entertainment

  • DIY SOS: The Big Build
  • Gogglebox
  • Making a Murderer
  • Paul O'Grady: For the Love of Dogs
  • Tattoo Fixers

Live magazine show

  • BBC Breakfast
  • Loose Women
  • The One Show
  • Sunday Brunch
  • This Morning

Drama performance

  • Jenna Coleman (Victoria)
  • Tom Hiddleston (The Night Manager)
  • Sarah Lancashire (Happy Valley)
  • Cillian Murphy (Peaky Blinders)

Entertainment programme

  • Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
  • Celebrity Juice
  • The Graham Norton Show
  • The Last Leg


  • Faye Brookes (Coronation Street)
  • Lloyd Everitt (Casualty)
  • Duncan James (Hollyoaks)
  • Tilly Keeper (EastEnders)

Serial drama performance

  • Danny Miller (Emmerdale)
  • Natalie J Robb (Emmerdale)
  • Jack P Shepherd (Coronation Street)
  • Lacey Turner (EastEnders)

TV judge

  • Mary Berry
  • Len Goodman
  • Simon Cowell
  • Nicole Scherzinger
  • David Walliams


  • The Chase
  • Come Dine with Me
  • The Jeremy Kyle Show
  • Pointless

TV presenter

  • Ant and Dec
  • Rylan Clark-Neal
  • James Corden
  • Gary Lineker
  • Mel and Sue

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