- Click above to view ITV3’s video submission for the 2009 Media Guardian Channel of the Year Awards.
There is a brief glimpse of Damian Lewis as Detective Charlie Crews on Life: Season One at approximately 12 seconds into the clip. A scene from Life begins at approximately 56 seconds.
The awards will be presented at the Media Guardian International Television Festival in Edinburgh, August 28 – 30, 2009. Guardian readers and members of the public will have an opportunity to vote online in the 5 categories below:
» Best Terrestrial Channel of the Year
» Best Non-Terrestrial Channel of the Year
» Best Terrestrial Programme of the Year
» Best Non-Terrestrial Programme of the Year
» The Network and Fast Track Programme Choice Award
The documentation given with the above ITV3 video submission includes this statement:
Successful UK premieres of acquisitions such as Life, starring Damian Lewis, and gritty crime drama, Flashpoint, have helped ITV3 reach 30.1 million people (58 percent of the population) so far in 2009.
- This Guardian article from October 17, 2008 describes the extensive marketing campaign ITV3 launched last year for the UK premiere of Life. Below is a photo of an ITV3 billboard for the series; this picture was taken at East Croydon Station by jazzyjace007 on October 21, 2008. The full-size photo is available in the Warehouse.
- Click here to visit the ITV3 page for Life. The network will broadcast Life: Season 2 later this year but the season premiere date has not yet been announced.