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January 25th, 2012 32 comments

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Matt Smith Karen Gillan win Television Awards

Matt Smith and Karen Gillan have both won at the National Television Awards.

At tonight’s national television awards Matt Smith beat Torchwood star John Barrowman to win the award for outstanding male drama performance.

Karen Gillan won the award for the most outstanding female drama performance.

Doctor Who lost out in the most popular drama category to Downton Abbey



  • samtime lord

    January 28th, 2012 - 4:04pm

    Well Done Matt And Kazza,Both well deserved,theyve worked their socks off since the start of series 5 and never stop bringing oustanding performances, so glad when their names were read out,and i voted for them both as well

  • McGann is the Doctor.

    January 27th, 2012 - 3:14pm

    Great to hear this news.
    Matt (Mathew) Smith has been acting with terrific passion and with excellent results in the latest series, and this award atleast proves that.

    Even if he didn’t get the award, I still think he was great. 😉

    • tardisfan101 (dwfan101)(torchwoodfan101)

      January 27th, 2012 - 6:20pm

      Hes just called Matt.

  • The 13th Doctor

    January 26th, 2012 - 7:44pm

    Well done Matt and Karen. both well deserved

  • The Wooden Prince (Where was he in the episode?)

    January 26th, 2012 - 5:26pm

    Well done Matt and Karen!!! Shame Who didn’t win but when I saw Downton Abbey was nominated I could see the end result.

  • crazyguy

    January 26th, 2012 - 3:40pm

    i think downtown abby won becuase it is new so maybe doctor who might win next year but congrats to karren and matt

    • thedw11

      January 26th, 2012 - 5:25pm

      downtown abby is on it’s 2ed seson now so not rilly new but it is very good but not as good as doctor who ofcorce. but good Matt Smith and Karen Gillan.

  • The Doctor & The Tardis

    January 26th, 2012 - 2:42pm

    Love you love you Matt & Karen You are the Best.
    Bring on season 7

  • The Doctor & The Tardis

    January 26th, 2012 - 1:12pm

    Docotr Who is The best well done Matt & Karen you are the Best.

    Same that Doctor Who lost to Downton Abbey in the best drama

  • Harold Saxon

    January 26th, 2012 - 12:39pm

    Hey,Well Done Matt and Karen,you are fab and you did well thanks guys.

    • The Doctor & The Tardis

      January 26th, 2012 - 4:21pm

      As a Doctor Who fan im pleased for Matt smith & Karen Gillan winning an award each they done well on doctor who

    • Commander Strax

      January 26th, 2012 - 5:09pm

      yeah they are awsome

  • Jason doctorwhoone

    January 26th, 2012 - 9:08am

    Stupid Downtown Abby :p

    • Commander Strax

      January 26th, 2012 - 5:10pm

      i know

  • Handbot Scott

    January 26th, 2012 - 7:44am

    Downton Abbey is rubbish Doctor Who deserves it more but well done MS and KG.

  • king of the whoniverse

    January 26th, 2012 - 7:08am

    dowton abbys 4 old people

    • Charlie

      January 26th, 2012 - 11:17am

      I agree I can’t believe it won load of rubbish 🙁

    • booboo

      January 26th, 2012 - 11:19am

      actually it isn’t, its a very well made, well acted and extremely popular drama.

    • jammystemp

      January 30th, 2012 - 6:54pm

      i agree with booboo

  • Fox Mulder

    January 26th, 2012 - 5:19am

    Booboo did u read about Matt saying to Radiotimes backstage that “he has a year of Who Left” ?

    • Anonymous

      January 26th, 2012 - 6:47pm

      It was a misquote, it’s happened several times now on this very subject. After he films this series he is going to Hollywood to do some work before coming back to do the 50th anniversary series.

    • Haza14

      January 26th, 2012 - 6:56pm

      Yeah, I read that as well. Worrying times…

  • Fox Mulder

    January 26th, 2012 - 5:18am

    I guess it’s better than winning nothing at least it shows the public still has interest in Doctor Who. I heard its Matts last Season .

  • simon w

    January 25th, 2012 - 10:29pm

    Well done Matt and Karen. Cant wait for the 7th season

    • Fox Mulder

      January 26th, 2012 - 5:20am

      Season 7 will be Epic. Can’t wait to see the new companion

    • matt smithy

      January 28th, 2012 - 6:47pm

      its going to be amy and rory again 🙁 they are very good but again!

  • Anthony

    January 25th, 2012 - 10:28pm

    sos caps i just so happy

  • the doctor

    January 25th, 2012 - 10:28pm

    NOOOOOOO! Downton Abbey won the drama!!

  • Anthony

    January 25th, 2012 - 10:28pm

    o well atleast matt smith and karen gillian won it for drwho so hey thats ok i guess

  • Anthony

    January 25th, 2012 - 10:27pm

    i no im hacked off dr who feffernetly deserved it this year o well borin downton abbey but hey matt smith and kg won it for male and femlae perfromance thats ok i guess

  • the astronaut of death

    January 25th, 2012 - 10:27pm

    noooo i can not belive downton abby beat doctor who for best drama i voted for doctor who like 20 times but anyway doctor who is still and always will be the best

  • sarahjaneadventuresnewspage1

    January 25th, 2012 - 10:12pm

    can i just say how much they, especially kare, deserved it BIG TIME!


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