21 March 2012 5:20 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Broadcaster picked up 10 gongs including Fresh Meat and Top Boy but were the Royal Television Society judges right?

It was a good night for Channel 4 and a bad one for BBC1, with double wins for Channel 4's Fresh Meat, ITV1's Appropriate Adult and BBC2's Eric & Ernie. But did the right shows win at last night's Royal Television Society awards?

It was probably for the best that BBC1 controller Danny Cohen was otherwise engaged after his channel picked up just two prizes, for drama series Luther and the nations and regions programme award for The Scheme.

Trebles all round at Channel 4 – and the outside possibility of the odd hangover or two this morning – after it picked up 10 gongs.

"I'm really thrilled with the sheer range of programming that Channel 4 has been recognised for," said its chief creative officer, Jay Hunt.

"It's been an extraordinary night, »

- John Plunkett

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