TV Tonight: our highlights for Thursday, September 9, 2021

On TV tonight, Joel Dommett hosts The National TV Awards on ITV, a new spin-off series begins on Disney+, Doogie Kamealoha MD. and Sandi Toksvig returns as the host of a new series of QI on BBC2. Here’s what you shouldn’t miss on TV tonight.

  • Our hand selected recommendations for what’s on TV tonight include three TV shows, a film, live sport and the latest trending need-to-binge-on-now box set
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What’s on TV tonight

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Best TV shows on TV tonight

The National TV Awards, 7.30pm, ITV

Will Strictly Come Dancing win big at the NTAs? (Image credit: BBC)

Lockdown left an enormous NTA-shaped hole in our lives earlier this year, but now television’s biggest party is back! Expect some surprise appearances and special performances as The Masked Singer front man Joel Dommett takes over as our host for the evening. And there’s no shortage of quality among the nominees. BBC1’s Line of Duty leads the field, following its record-breaking final series, with shows including Call the Midwife, Normal People, It’s a Sin and Unforgotten also up for awards.