The National Television Awards 2021 are just a few weeks away, with the short list of nominees featuring some of the biggest and brightest stars on British television.


Unlike most other entertainment awards shows, the NTAs are voted for entirely by the public, making them a strong reflection of what viewers have connected with over the last year.

The ceremony has been away from our screens for too long, suffering a move from its usual January slot to April due to the pandemic, before being delayed a second time to September when it hopes to finally go ahead.

If you’re keen to play a part in deciding this year’s winners, there are two methods of having your voice heard at the National Television Awards. Read on for how to cast your vote.

How to vote in the NTAs

Just as you could with the longlist, the National Television Awards’ shortlist of nominees can be voted on for free from the show’s website (

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Simply head over on the link and follow the instructions on the site to give your favourite shows the best chance at taking home those prestigious trophies.

However, if you would rather vote by phone, you also have that option by calling: 0905 647 2021 (note: calls cost 25p per minute, plus your network access charge and should last no longer than seven minutes).

NTA voting deadline

If you’re excited about the National Television Awards, don’t dawdle when it comes to choosing your favourites as all votes must be in by 12pm on Thursday 9th September 2021.

Votes received after this time will not be counted but may still be charged if cast over the phone, so keep an eye on the clock.

The results will be announced at the National Television Awards 2021 ceremony, which will be held at The O2 in London and broadcast live on ITV on 9th September.

Many fans will enjoy simply tuning in to see their favourite stars strut down the red carpet, but if you would prefer to attend the event – hosted by The Masked Singer’s Joel Dommett – in person, tickets are still available from the NTAs website.


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