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Sky is celebrating three BAFTA TV Award wins, with 'A League of their Own', 'Natural History Museum Alive 3D' and the firm's Ashes cricket coverage honoured.

A fixture on Sky 1 for seven series, 'A League of Their Own' won the BAFTA TV Award for Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme.

The high-energy sports panel show, which is hosted by James Corden alongside regular team captains Jamie Redknapp and Freddie Flintoff, remains a firm favourite among viewers.

It memorably invented the 'Mobot' victory celebration, which became one of the symbols of the London 2012 Olympic Games as distance runner Mo Farah claimed gold in the 5,000m and 10,000m.

Another BAFTA award winner was David Attenborough’s 'Natural History Museum Alive 3D', which aired on Sky 3D.

The show, which claimed the BAFTA for Specialist Factual, came about as a result of collaboration between the legendary naturalist and the scientists of the Natural History Museum.

Produced by Colossus Productions, it featured ground-breaking 3D technology and spectacular CGI effects.

The award win came after David Attenborough’s 'Flying Monsters 3D' - which also aired on Sky - was successful in the same category three years ago.

Meanwhile Sky Sports won the BAFTA for Best Sport and Live Event for its coverage of the final day of the first Ashes Test last summer.

Having set Australia a target of 311 to win, England bowled their opponents out for 296 - just 15 short of the required total - to take a 1-0 series lead.

Ex-England batsman and Sky Sports presenter David Gower said: "I'm delighted, but especially for all the people around me - the production staff, producers, directors.

"There is a team of about 90 or 100 who come with us to every game. They are all enthusiasts and they are the people who make us look good and you enjoy watching the sport."

This was the latest in a line of recent awards successes for Sky Sports, which triumphed in the Best Sports Programme category at the Broadcast Awards for its Ryder Cup coverage.

The service also claimed the Best Digital Platform accolade for Sky Sports Digital Media at the Sports Industry Awards.

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