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Davina McCall to present The Sun’s Who Cares Wins awards on Channel 4

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Davina McCall to present The Sun’s Who Cares Wins awards on Channel 4

Channel 4 has commissioned Thames, (a Fremantle label), to produce coverage of The Sun’s Who Cares Wins awards 2021.

Hosted by Davina McCall, the star-studded, red-carpet awards ceremony will take place in London later this year and be broadcast on Channel 4 and All 4.

Channel 4 has partnered with The Sun and NHS Charities Together to televise the Who Cares Wins awards for the first time, elevating the celebration of those who have got us through one of the most difficult years in living history.

The Sun’s Who Cares Wins awards were set up in 2017 to celebrate and thank the NHS and healthcare heroes, key workers and ordinary people who care for us. To nominate your healthcare hero please go to thesun.co.uk/whocareswins

Who Cares Wins is a 1×90’ entertainment programme. It was commissioned for Channel 4 by Phil Harris, head of entertainment and Tom Beck, head of live events and commissioning editor, Entertainment. The executive producers for Thames are Amelia Brown and Charlie Irwin.

Davina McCall said: “It is a total privilege to be presenting The Sun’s Who Cares Wins awards. We all owe so much to the incredible people who work tirelessly to care for us, it will be an honour to meet the winners and nominees and hear their amazing stories.”

Amelia Brown, MD, Thames, said: “We’re proud to bring this amazing awards ceremony to TV screens. It will be an evening of celebration for our healthcare heroes.”

The categories being awarded are:

  1. Best Doctor

  2. Best Nurse

  3. Best Team

  4. Unsung Hero

  5. Best Midwife

  6. Ultimate Lifesaver

  7. Young Hero

  8. Groundbreaking Pioneer or Discovery

  9. Mental Health Hero

  10. The Christina Newbury Memorial Award

  11. Best Health Charity

  12. 999 Hero

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Notes to editors:

Thames (a Fremantle label)

Thames is the place to come for a huge variety of heart-warming entertainment, produced with scale and style. Making multi-award-winning shows as well as some of Britain’s biggest and most loved formats, including Britain’s Got Talent, The X Factor, The Greatest Dancer, Family Fortunes, Eating with My Ex and Blankety Blank, Thames continues to set the standard for the entertainment genre. Recent productions include: Too Hot To Handle (Netflix), I Can See Your Voice (BBC One), Eating with My Ex (BBC Three), Family Fortunes (ITV) and Game of Talents (ITV). Find out more here: https://www.thames.tv

Fremantle

Fremantle UK is the British production arm of global entertainment group, Fremantle. We are made up of a number of labels, each with its own creative signature, which produce best-in-class programming for all the main UK television networks and many global streaming platforms. 

Our content spans a wide range of genres from dramas and sitcoms through gameshows, talent shows, and panel shows to lifestyle, documentary and reality. 

We are home to some of the UK’s best known, best loved, and most talked about series including Britain’s Got Talent, The X Factor, Family Fortunes, Supermarket Sweep, Q.I., Celebrity Juice, Too Hot To Handle, The Apprentice, Grand Designs, Escape to the Country, Great Railway Journeys, Eating with My Ex, The Sister, Dublin Murders, The Rap Game, 100% Hotter, and many more.

We are proud of our work and our brand and strive for originality, diversity, and creative excellence in all that we do.  Our team is passionate, hard-working and above all, collaborative.

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