What was 2016’s best TV moment? We’re celebrating the dramatic scenes, cliffhangers, and laugh-out-loud, edge-of-your-seat, unforgettable TV moments that captured the imagination of the British public and got the nation talking, tweeting and sharing in 2016.

We’ll announce Virgin TV’s Must-See Moment at the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards Voting for Virgin TV’s Must-See Moment has now closed but you can check out all the nominees below. The winner will be revealed Sunday 14th May, so stay tuned to discover the nation’s favourite.

More on Virgin TV’s Must-See Moment

Voted for by the public, Virgin TV’s Must-See Moment celebrates the television that got the country talking.

Our shortlist – handpicked by our high profile jury panel – recognises the funniest, most heart-stopping, life-affirming, edge-of-your-seat and totally unforgettable television scenes of 2016.

Virgin TV’s Must-See Moment will be presented at the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards on Sunday 14th May.


The Nominees

Game of Thrones

Battle of the Bastards

In the action-packed battle for Winterfell, Jon Snow’s troops take on the merciless wrath of Ramsey Bolton and his vast army.

The Late Late Show

Carpool Karaoke with Michelle Obama

James Corden's White House tour takes an unthinkable turn when First Lady Michelle Obama joins him for a drive around the grounds.

Line of Duty

Urgent Exit Required

When it looks like AC12 have finally caught 'The Caddy’ during a tense interview with one of their own, a single text triggers a daring escape.

Planet Earth II

Snakes vs Iguana Chase

In what was hailed “possibly the greatest scene in documentary history”, baby marine iguanas attempted to outrun hordes of hungry racer snakes.

Strictly Come Dancing

Ed Balls’ Gangnam Style

Whether it made you squeal with delight or shriek with horror, Ed and Katya’s Gangnam Style salsa was one of 2016’s most memorable TV moments.

Who Do You Think You Are?

Danny Dyer’s Origins

When EastEnders star Danny Dyer set out to map the history of his tough working class family, what he discovered shocked everyone.