Shortland Street wins battle of the streets at the 2013 Freeview Awards

Freebies 2013Shortland Street has edged out Coronation Street in the battle for the best TV show at the 2013 Freeview Awards.

The winning margin was a narrow 35 votes with Tv2’s Revenge taking the third place spot.

TV One reigned supreme in the best channel category ahead of TV2.

Freeview General Manager Sam Irvine believes the results are great for local TV.

“As Kiwis we like to see ourselves on TV, hear our accent and watch characters who deal with the same issues in life as we do,” he said.

“The voting for the awards proves that we have a strong appetite for well made, locally produced content.”

Here is the full list of winners:

BEST TV SHOW

1. Shortland Street
2. Coronation Street
3. Revenge

BEST CHANNEL

1. TV ONE
2. TV2
3. Choice TV

BEST FREEVIEW APPROVED TV

1. Samsung
2. Panasonic
3. Sony

BEST FREEVIEW ACCREDITED RETAILER

1. Noel Leeming
2. Harvey Norman
3. Dick Smith

BEST MYFREEVIEW DIGITAL RECORDER

1. Panasonic
2. Dish TV
3. Samsung

BEST FREEVIEW APPROVED DIGITAL RECEIVER

1. Dish TV
2. Sanyo
3. Transonic

BEST INSTALLER

1. Clearvision
2. Noel Leeming
3. Dick Smith

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Brad
  • What about TV3? 🙂

    • K

      What about them? 🙂

  • Maz

    how were voted on and by whom?