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January 26th, 2011 46 comments

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National Television Awards Doctor Who Scene

National Television Awards Doctor Who Scene

A Doctor Who sequence opened this years National Television Awards with Matt Smith trying to get Dermot O’leary to the awards in time.

Doctor Who and Matt Smith lost out to Waterloo Road and David Jason in the Best drama and drama performance categories.



  • naomi

    January 28th, 2011 - 3:44pm

    so when is dr who comig to space tv i want to wacht it a have benn wating long time

  • Leo

    January 28th, 2011 - 1:47pm

    Thw 2010 series, it is fair to say, did’nt appeal to appeal to a wider audiance than previous, although equally judging by the results of many of the other catorgories,chav TV is popular moreseo than ever.Waterloo Road (and not insulting anyone who watches it by the way) is the least interesting witty and clever of the four programmes that where nominated and it was a night(overall, Brucie, Top Gear and one or two other’s aside), for the ‘mediocre’ to be celebrated.

  • biggestdoctorwhofanever!

    January 28th, 2011 - 1:34pm

    it is like against the law to not vote doctor who for an NTA award! boo! isnt that right? LOLx

  • Year1 Class 4 Lego

    January 28th, 2011 - 11:36am


  • biggestdoctorwhofanever!

    January 28th, 2011 - 9:07am

    if you think doctor who should have won, then shout “DOCTOR WHO!” in the comments!

  • dalek eternal

    January 28th, 2011 - 7:18am

    how could doctor who lose all the other categories are rubbish . i didn,t thought for matt smith though because i voted for phillip glenister . i think doctor who shuld have one its way better

  • Scott

    January 28th, 2011 - 6:49am

    I expected Dr Who to win but sadly Waterloo Road won. How on earth could they win against Dr Who?

  • the master

    January 27th, 2011 - 9:32pm

    shame it didn’t win,can’t see how waterloo road in any way compares to this series,the opening mini episode was a treat,loved it,very clever.

  • doctor 24/7

    January 27th, 2011 - 8:09pm

    top gear and Bruce were the only people/tv show that i wanted to win and won

    if you get me

  • C@A

    January 27th, 2011 - 7:56pm

    @ Anonymous

    The TARDIS landed at the Rover’s Return in the mini-episode.

  • Dr Who didnt win

    January 27th, 2011 - 6:54pm

    dr who and sherlock had no chance cause if Waterloo Road didnt win Shameless Would off Waterloo Road deserved to win and matt smith had no chance against Sir David Jason :p

  • Anonymous

    January 27th, 2011 - 6:50pm

    c@A since wen did corrie become a part of the whonivurse

    • Intergalactic

      October 22nd, 2011 - 9:50pm

      The video above is not canon, it was just made for a laugh, that’s all.

  • C@A

    January 27th, 2011 - 6:28pm

    Sorry, but Waterloo Road is terrible. How they portray the teens… Too many episodes… Yuck.

    Oh, and the opening was so awesome. Er, when’s Corination Street on, since I now have to watch it because it’s suddenly become part of the Whoniverse…

  • drwhotoys

    January 27th, 2011 - 5:46pm

    I loved the beggining, and I think Dermot O’Leary should become a full time companion!

    I am very surprised that Sherlock & Doctor Who didn’t win anything. But I do have to say that I’m glad Waterloo Road won something, (I’m a viewer of the show)As they never win anything.

  • Sally

    January 27th, 2011 - 3:08pm

    I love the new Doctor and I’m sorry he didn’t win anything. Don’t be down matt we still love you! Sherlock was amazing too though, i hope they make another series soon. I do agree that they need to give Rory the boot, he doesn’t do anything except stand around like a lemon and prevent the spark from happening between the doctor and the companion. The new series looks good that. Matt smith as a coyboy. mmmm!

  • Give it a rest on Amy

    January 27th, 2011 - 12:53pm

    erm Amy came 5th out of 20 companions and those above were total all time fan faves. Martha came 11th!

    1.Rose Tyler (Billie Piper)
    2.Sarah Jane Smith (Elisabeth Sladen)
    3.Donna Noble (Catherine Tate)
    4.K•9 (John Leeson/David Brierley)
    5.Amy Pond (Karen Gillan)
    6.Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman)
    7.Ace (Sophie Aldred)
    8.Leela (Louise Jameson)
    9.Jo Grant (Katy Manning)
    10.Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart (Nicholas Courtney)
    11.Martha Jones (Freema Agyeman)
    12.Jamie McCrimmon (Frazer Hines)
    13.Romana II (Lalla Ward)
    14.Tegan Jovanka (Janet Fielding)
    15.Wilfred Mott (Bernard Cribbins)
    16.Peri Brown (Nicola Bryant)
    17.River Song (Alex Kingston)
    18.Harry Sullivan (Ian Marter)
    19.Polly (Anneke Wills)
    20.Turlough (Mark Strickson)

    • Intergalactic

      October 22nd, 2011 - 9:53pm

      Rose Tyler, the best companion? Seriously? She was such an annoying companion. SJ should have won. Rest in peace Sarah Jane, you will remain in our hearts forever.

  • Jerry

    January 27th, 2011 - 12:43pm

    No disrespect o anyone, but you really can’t just put it down to a split vote – the last series was very popular with hardcore Who and SF fans but it alienated a lot of regular viewers. Hence last night’s result, hence why awful Amy Pond finished low in the RT’s companion poll and hence the fallen ratings. And yes, yes, “overnights no longer count”, though it’s funny how no-one mentioned that when quite a lot of people tuned in to watch Sherlock a few weeks later.

  • The 8th Doctor

    January 27th, 2011 - 11:57am

    This was really difficult having both shows in the same category up against each other as i like them both equally but i expected one or the other to win

  • Shame for Moffat

    January 27th, 2011 - 11:53am

    There were some weaker eps such as the silurian two parter but these were more than made up for by stronger stories at the start and end of the season. Different people have different tastes and I adore Amy. Rory hasnt really had chance to be anything but a plot device yet.

    If it was about quality then the fact that the media adored Sherlock should have meant that it, not Dr Who, would have won if Dr Who had truly been that poor. The fact is that the fans of Dr Who and the fans of Sherlock are likely the same so sadly two good shows shared those votes and that meant an unlikely show that would have appealed to a totally different viewership got to win. Lets not shoehorn personal gripes into being proven reasons it didnt win. Its all about the stats

  • Jaimie

    January 27th, 2011 - 11:33am

    To Andrew Hall, I completely agree with you. I’m glad that Dr Who hasn’t won anything. It doesn’t deserve to win. The whole series so far has been awful to say the least and although Matt Smith is good as you say Amy and Rory are really annoying. I think if they just got rid of those two there would be a vast improvement! Sorry to all the fans of this series, just my opinion.

  • Shame for Moffat

    January 27th, 2011 - 10:16am

    It was simply a case that you had the same pool of voters split between 2 Moffat shows. Either on their own would have won but together it divided the total votes and caused a non hoper like Waterloo Road to win. It had nothing to do with the season and I find the knocks on it tiresome and groundlessly elitist

  • paul cox

    January 27th, 2011 - 1:19am

    Waterloo Road? WTF? have vaguely heard of it… As for Dr Who lets hope this years stories are a little better than 2010?

  • Andrew Hall

    January 26th, 2011 - 11:36pm

    Cant come as a surprise. The latest series was not the best. Although that seems im in a minority of fans that think that. Although Matt is good, im afraid Amy and Rory are really annoying. I just dont get them! Maybe thats what turned the voting public off or the fact that Moffett screwed too much up in 1 season – new horrible theme tune, new TARDIS, new screamy shouty companion, new poor daleks and terrible season finale. The public are not daft and neither are some of us fans.

  • Gary

    January 26th, 2011 - 9:54pm

    Seems the most likely explanation i really thought it would be Sherlock or Doctor Who

  • Ian

    January 26th, 2011 - 9:46pm

    Sadly the vote got split on both between Dr Who and Sherlock which kinda cancelled them both out and let a third option sneak in and take them. Shame for Moffatt and the BBC

  • booboo

    January 26th, 2011 - 9:18pm

    Waterloo Road won it

  • I Love Cybermen

    January 26th, 2011 - 9:16pm

    Who won best drama?

  • Ray

    January 26th, 2011 - 9:01pm

    Booooooooo, it didn’t win, bit of a shock there actually

  • booboo

    January 26th, 2011 - 8:21pm

    I was expecting Doctor Who or Sherlock

  • Crack in time

    January 26th, 2011 - 8:19pm

    No Doctor who lost for the best drama


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