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Wife Swap leads Broadcast awards
Jade Goody and Charles Ingram
Goody and Ingram ended up in harmony
Channel 4 series Wife Swap has cleaned up at the Broadcast magazine TV awards, winning four prizes.

The series, which sees two wives swap families for a week, won prizes for best popular factual, independent production, international sales and best new programme.

BBC Two was channel of the year after a 100-strong Broadcast readership panel voted on the new category.

The channel was praised for programmes Restoration and Great Britons.

Channel 4 has followed up Wife Swap with a celebrity edition, which featured Millionaire cheat Major Charles Ingram and his wife and former Big Brother contestant Jade Goody, and with a new series Boss Swap.

Other winners at the awards include:

  • best drama one-off - ITV1's The Second Coming

  • best documentary programme Channel 4's Cutting Edge

  • best children's programme - CBeebies The Lost Letter

  • best sports programme gong - ITV2's Tour de France 2003

  • best news programme - BBC Two's Newsnight - Blair Special

  • best multichannel - BBC Three's Monkey Dust

  • best documentary series - Channel 4's Operatunity

  • best comedy programme award - Channel 4's Bo' Selecta

  • best drama series - BBC1's State of Play

  • best light entertainment - BBC1's Friday Night with Jonathan Ross

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