Nick Jr. named Channel of the Year

MUMBAI: Nick Jr. was named channel of the year at the British Academy Children‘s Awards.

The channel beat CBBC, CBeebies and Cyw for the prestigious award.

In the animation category, Lost and Found took top honours, while Rhestr Nadolig Wil (Wil‘s Christmas List) scored the drama win. Best factual programme for children was Serious Ocean.

The Penguins of Madagascar won in the international category. Off By Heart won the award for learning (primary), and Troubled Minds won for learning (secondary).

In the way of preschool programming, Ben and Holly‘s Little Kingdom took the win on the animation side, while Bookaboo scored the nod for live action. See Something, Say Something was adjudged the best short form programme.
In the interactive category, Big and Small Online took the win over 1066, The Legula Adventure and Routes. Also scoring a nod was LittleBigPlanet in the video game category.

Children between the ages of 7 and 14 voted for their favourite film, TV show, video game and website with the BAFTA kids‘ vote.

Hannah Montana The Movie won in the feature film category, while the TV show Hannah Montana also notched a win.

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