TV of the Year
- Brian Donaldson
- 11 December 2008
Dexter The Miami serial killer with a heart wins Best New US Drama category with Mad Men, Damages and John Adams just behind.
The Fallen An unbearably moving three-hour documentary about the British lives lost fighting the War on Terror, told by those left to mourn.
Dead Set Charlie Brooker gave us bloody zombie mayhem in this surprisingly bleak horror set in the Big Brother house.
The American Future: A History Simon Schama helped build up the excitement of the US elections with this series about how America got to this point in time.
Fonejacker Daft prank calls: what’s so funny about that? Everything.
Criminal Justice A stirring five-part drama with Ben Whishaw in the role of a chap who may or may not have murdered a woman in his sleep.
The Inbetweeners In a fairly dismal year from new British comedy, this school-set affair stood head and shoulders above the ‘competition’.