You can still vote for the National Television Awards 2021 tonight

You can still vote for the National Television Awards 2021 tonight

The best of British television will be celebrated tonight as the National Television Awards 2021 finally takes place.

The annual awards ceremony was delayed twice due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Luckily, the NTAs will now go ahead, celebrating the best performances from TV shows and actors.

As always, the line-up is fiercely competitive, with the return of Line of Duty, The Crown and Call the Midwife.

Awards will be handed out in numerous categories, including best Serial Drama, best Challenge Show and best Newcomer.

Ahead of the show tonight, we take a look at how you can watch and vote for your favourite.

How to watch the National Television Awards 2021

The NTAs 2021 will air live from London's O2 Arena tonight, September 9 at 7.30pm.

Those who haven't managed to secure tickets can watch the action from home on ITV.

The programme is expected to last around two and a half hours, and will be hosted by The Masked Singer's Joel Dommett.

How to vote in the National Television Awards?

Voting will stay open until 12pm, noon today, September 9.

To vote for free all you have to do is head to this website

Alternatively, you can vote by calling 0905 647 2021, but calls will cost you 25p per minute plus the network access charge.

Callers are advised the call should take no longer than seven minutes, but you should ask the bill payers permission.

All the votes cast will be added to those cast in the first round.

The results will be revealed live at the NTAs on the night.

Who are the nominees for the National Television Awards 2021?

Challenge Show

  • The Great British Sewing Bee
  • Love Island
  • The Great British Bake Off
  • Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins

New Drama

  • Des
  • It's A Sin
  • Normal People
  • Bridgerton

Talent Show

  • Strictly Come Dancing
  • Britain's Got Talent
  • RuPaul's Drag Race UK
  • The Masked Singer

Authored Documentary

  • Katie Price: Harvey and Me
  • Marcus Rashford: Feeding Britain's Children
  • Kate Garraway: Finding Derek
  • Rob Burrow: My Year with MND
  • Roman Kemp: Our Silent Emergency

Returning Drama

  • Unforgotten
  • Line of Duty
  • The Crown
  • Call the Midwife

TV Presenter

  • Piers Morgan
  • Bradley Walsh
  • Ant and Dec
  • Alison Hammond
  • Holly Willoughby


  • Gordon, Gino and Fred: American Road Trip
  • Paul O'Grady: For the Love of Dogs
  • Caroline Flack: Her Life and Death
  • Gogglebox

Drama Performance

  • David Tennant as Dennis Nielsen in Des
  • Vicky McClure as DI Kate Flemming in Line of Duty
  • Adrian Dunbar as Superintendent Ted Hastings in Line of Duty
  • Olly Alexander as Richie Tozer in It's A Sin
  • Martin Compston as DI Steve Arnott in Line of Duty

The Bruce Forsyth Entertainment Award

  • Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
  • Taskmaster
  • I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!
  • The Graham Norton Show

Serial Drama

  • Coronation Street
  • EastEnders
  • Emmerdale
  • Hollyoaks

Serial Drama Performance

  • Billy Price as Sid Summer in Hollyoaks
  • Sally Carman as Abi Franklin in Coronation Street
  • Mollie Gallagher as Nina Lucas in Coronation Street
  • Danny Dyer as Mick Carter in EastEnders

Quiz Show

  • Beat the Chasers
  • In For A Penny
  • Michael McIntyre's The Wheel
  • Celebrity Catchphrase


  • Emile John as Ethan Anderson in Emmerdale
  • Rose Ayling-Ellis as Frankie Lewis in EastEnders
  • Rhiannon Clements as Summer Ranger in Hollyoaks
  • Olivia D'Lima as Paramedic Fenisha Khatri in Casualty
  • Jude Riordan as Sam Blakeman in Coronation Street


  • The Chase
  • Loose Women
  • The Repair Shop
  • This Morning


  • After Life
  • Friday Night Dinner
  • The Vicar of Dibley
  • Sex Education

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