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Digital Spy Soap Awards
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Awarded for Most popular in British Soap
Country  United Kingdom
First awarded 2008
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The Digital Spy Soap Awards is an event that honours the successes in British soap operas each year. It is hosted by the entertainment website Digital Spy.

Voting opened for the inaugural 2008 awards in late 2007. The nominations shortlists are chosen by Digital Spy's soaps editor Kris Green. The soap operas nominated for awards are Coronation Street, EastEnders, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks, Neighbours and Home and Away. Television shows nominated for the 'Best Serial Drama' award are The Bill, Waterloo Road, Casualty, Doctors, Holby City and Desperate Housewives.


2008 winners

Award Winner(s)
'Best Soap' EastEnders
'Most Popular Actor' James Sutton (John Paul McQueen in Hollyoaks)
'Most Popular Actress' Jo Joyner (Tanya Branning in EastEnders)
'Sexiest Male' Scott Maslen (Jack Branning in EastEnders)
'Sexiest Female' Roxanne McKee (Louise Summers in Hollyoaks)
'Best Newcomer' Rita Simons (Roxy Mitchell in EastEnders)
'Best Exit' Gemma Bissix (Clare Devine in Hollyoaks)
'Best On-Screen Partnership' Samantha Janus and Rita Simons (Ronnie and Roxy Mitchell in EastEnders)
'Best Child Actor (Under 16)' Ellis Hollins (Tom Cunningham in Hollyoaks)
'Villain of the Year' Jack P. Shepherd (David Platt in Coronation Street)
'Storyline of the Year' John Paul and Craig's (Guy Burnet) affair (Hollyoaks)
'Best Single Episode' Phil Mitchell (Steve McFadden) and Stella Crawford's (Sophie Thompson) wedding (EastEnders)
'Best Pet' Wellard (Kyte in EastEnders)
'Best Serial Drama' The Bill

Awards totals

Soap opera Awards in 2008 Total awards
EastEnders 7 7
Hollyoaks 5 5
Coronation Street 1 1
Doctors 0 0
Emmerdale 0 0
Neighbours 0 0
Home And Away 0 0


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