BBC Three is celebrating a momentous victory as its groundbreaking series, “I Kissed a Boy,” was honoured with the Screen Moment of the Year award at the prestigious Pink News Awards on Wednesday, 18th October 2023. This accolade solidifies the channel’s position as a pioneer in creating inclusive and innovative content.
“I Kissed a Boy” has received widespread acclaim for its distinctive storytelling and unwavering commitment to promoting diversity and LGBTQ+ representation. Its triumph at the Pink News Awards stands as a testament to BBC Three’s steadfast dedication to producing content that both entertains and enlightens.
Furthermore, BBC Three’s “Planet Sex with Cara Delevingne” clinched the award for Best Factual Entertainment Programme at MIPCOM Cannes. This programme was hailed at the event as “a revelation and a tremendous global success.”
Fiona Campbell, Controller of Youth Audience (BBC Three and iPlayer), expressed her enthusiasm about the wins, saying: “Many congratulations to the teams behind these stand-out shows – the contributors in I Kissed A Boy made network TV history in the UK with the first same-sex dating show and Cara Delevingne’s original investigation into modern sexuality demonstrate that both shows are at the cutting edge of television. Thank you to the teams at Two Four and Naked for their commitment and creativity.”
BBC Three continues to push boundaries with its unwavering commitment to producing top-quality, inclusive, and thought-provoking content that mirrors the realities of today. This ensures that the channel remains devoted to delivering fresh, engaging, and inclusive award-winning programming.
Both “I Kissed A Boy” and “Planet Sex with Cara Delevingne” are available for streaming now on BBC iPlayer.