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Andrew13,875 posts since 27 Mar 2001
These were announced tonight, all the TV nominees are shown below with winners in bold

Animation
ALBIE (Francis Vose/Cosgrove Hall Films/Granada International/CiTV)
BOB THE BUILDER CHRISTMAS SPECIAL (HOT Animation for HIT Entertainment/BBC)
BOUNTY HAMSTER (Helen Cohen, Graham Ralph, Silver Fox Films/Peafur Productions/CiTV)
PONGWIFFY (Marion Edwards, Alan Simpson, Telemagination/CiTV)

Drama
BEHIND CLOSED DOORS (The Production Team CBBC/BBC1)
BOOTLEG (The Production Team, Burberry Productions for CBBC/BBC1)
MY PARENTS ARE ALIENS (Connal Orton, Dominic MacDonald, Andy Watts, Granada Kids)
THE STORY OF TRACY BEAKER (Jane Dauncey, Delyth Thomas, Mary Morris CBBC/BBC1)

Entertainment
GLOBO LOCO (Ged Allen, Caroline Coleman, Michael Kerrigan, Foundation TV Productions)
THE RAVEN (Colin Nobbs, Bob Harvey, Brian Ross, CBBC Scotland/CBBC)
RULE THE SCHOOL (Gail Hendrie, Pauline McIntosh, CBBC Scotland/BBC1)
YOU CAN DO MAGIC (Vanessa Hill, Michael Jelves, Foundation TV Productions/CiTV)

Factual
BLUE PETER - Launch of the Tanzania Water Appeal (Steve Hocking, Richard Marson, Kez Margie, CBBC/BBC1)
GET THE SKINNY (Emma Walsh, John Butterworth, WisedUp Productions/Nickelodeon UK)
RAD AND THE GROMMETS TOUR (Wayne Yates, Christian Stevenson, Sunset & Vine/Five)
THE REALLY WILD SHOW (Lucy Bowden, BBC Natural History Unit/BBC1)

International
8 SIMPLE RULES FOR DATING MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER (The Production Team, Disney/Touchstone Television/Disney Channel UK)
ARTHUR (Lesley Taylor, Pierre Valette, Greg Bailey, WGBH Educational Foundation/Cinar Productions Inc/BBC2)
DON'T BLAME THE KOALA'S (Noel Price, Dennis Kiely, Southern Star/Five)
THAT'S SO RAVEN (Walter Barnett, Lee Shullat Chemel, Disney Channel US/Brookwell-McNamara Ent/Disney Channel UK)

Pre-School Animation
BOO! (Will Brenton, Iain Lauchlan, Mark Taylor, Tell-Tale Productions/BBC2)
HILLTOP HOSPITAL (Pascal Le Notre, Robin Lyons, Siriol Productions/CiTV)
TINY PLANETS (Richard Morss, Alistair Mcllwain, Paul Michael, Pepper's Ghost Productions)
YOKO! JAKAMOKO! TOTO! (Christopher O'Hare, Tony Collingwood, Andrea Tran, Collingwood O'Hare Entert'ment/HIT Entert'ment/CiTV)

Pre-School Live Action
BALAMORY (The Production Team, CBBC Scotland/CBeebies)
BOOHBAH (The Production Team, Ragdoll Productions/GMTV/CiTV)
FIMBLES (The Production Team, Novel Entertainment/BBC1/CBeebies)
RIPLEY AND SCUFF (A Children's Company Production/CiTV)

Presenter
MATT BAKER (Blue Peter, CBBC/CBBC1)
ANGELLICA BELL (CBBC On Air Presentation, CBBC/CBBC1)
CHRISTIAN STEVENSON (RAD and the Grommets Tour, Sunset & Vine/Five)
REGGIE YATES (Smile, Darrall Macqueen/CBBC/BBC2)

Writer
TONY COLLINGWOOD (Yoko! Jakamoko! Toto!, Collingwood O'Hare, HIT/CiTV)
MARY MORRIS (The Story of Tracy Beaker, CBBC/BBC1)
CAROL NOBLE (Girls In Love, Granada Kids/CiTV)
ALEX WILLIAMS (Sir Gadabout: The Worst Knight in the Land, Alibi Productions/CiTV)
A former member
me posted:
Ptth, where's Dick and Dom ??


SM:TV didn't get a look in, so Dick & Dom had no chance!
jamieb0202149 posts since 15 Feb 2003
Even though I don't regularly watch any younger children's programmes as I am at school, that Ripley and Scuff is absolutely awful . I agree that CBeebies should have picked up some awards as it is quite good sometimes-Balamory is the best. Yet Boobahs on CiTV is quite funny. How on earth they could name characters Grandpapa, Mr Man and Mrs Lady baffles me.
I can see why Grange Hill didn't win anything, it has gone completely downhill since they moved it to Mersey TV. I don't think it has much life left in it unless they move it back to London, start again from the big explosion and bring back the exciting storylines.
How on earth did anyone in the Best Presenter Category get any votes. I don't like Matt Baker much, all Angellica does is laughs-she can't present, Reggie Yates isn't bad but still doesn't really have much talent and I've never heard of Christian Stevenson-but I never watch Five anyway.
tvarksouthwest4,098 posts since 4 Jan 2003
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I can see why Grange Hill didn't win anything, it has gone completely downhill since they moved it to Mersey TV. I don't think it has much life left in it unless they move it back to London, start again from the big explosion and bring back the exciting storylines.

Well done that man! A common complaint amongst GH fans is we never found out what happened after the fire. In the London days, the fire would have been followed up big-style and we'd have found out if there were any casualties. But it was merely a convenient device to allow the switch to Liverpool. Many fans agree GH will meet a humiliating end if left in the hands of Mersey; how ironic such a successful series should need rescuing from its own creator.
marksi2,347 posts since 9 Feb 2003
Simon,

Grange Hill is a kids programme. It's not aimed at you. The reason you think it was better in days gone by is quite probably not because the programme is any worse, it's because you are now older.

Programmes such as Grange Hill have to change. I'm quite sure that being at school when I was a pupil was different from the time you were, and today it's different again. The show must reflect this.

Mark.
Katherine4,494 posts since 4 Aug 2001
jamieb0202 posted:
I agree that CBeebies should have picked up some awards as it is quite good sometimes-Balamory is the best.

SAD CONFESSION ALERT: This is why I am planning a short holiday on Tobermory - to see the set! It's my 2-year-old niece Isabella's fault; she converted me!
tvarksouthwest4,098 posts since 4 Jan 2003
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Grange Hill is a kids programme. It's not aimed at you. The reason you think it was better in days gone by is quite probably not because the programme is any worse, it's because you are now older.

I do not, and never have judged Grange Hill through a nostalgic viewpoint. I judge the show on its own merits. If it's crap I'll say so. If it's great I'll say so. I agree with the current GH writing team who are irritated that TV journalists are incapable of reviewing current episodes without a reference to Tucker, Zammo etc.

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Programmes such as Grange Hill have to change. I'm quite sure that being at school when I was a pupil was different from the time you were, and today it's different again. The show must reflect this.

And it's partly for that reason why Series 26 was not well received. Phil Redmond might have got away with Billy-Bunter style comedy in 1978 but it just doesn't work now. The world has moved on and so had Grange Hill. The show tackled real issues which affect real school-age people. Such as cancer, bulimia, alcoholism.

Then suddenly Phil Redmond tried to relaunch GH with an update of the very first script. It didn't work. Of course Phil didn't have everything his own way - most of the characters were inherited from the previous incarnation. It's Phil Redmond you need to tell.
jamieb0202149 posts since 15 Feb 2003
Well done Simon. I myself have watched Grange Hill for the past 7 series and it has tackled many issues. Underage sex, harrasment of pupils by teachers, drugs, knives and many other things that affect people today. These things just didn't happen so many years ago and there was no need to make people aware then of what were minor issues. Today the world has changed and young people like myself and other people need to know about these things in a sensible and clear way and in a way people of all ablilities can understand.

Katherine posted:
SAD CONFESSION ALERT: This is why I am planning a short holiday on Tobermory - to see the set! It's my 2-year-old niece Isabella's fault; she converted me!

I like Balamory and wouldn't mind the chance to go up to Tobemory. But I would like to let you know that if you want to see Archie's house you will have to trek a couple of hundred miles to a town named North Berwick on the east coast of Scotland to see Fenton Towers. I will upload a photo later as I have seen it-it was by coincidence really as I was visiting the beach there with my family and we drove past it. By the way it is not a sad confession-I confessed too and I'm not embarrassed.