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Stars of London 2012, TV and film take gold at Panasonic’s Smart VIERA Awards, as voted for by the Great British public

December 5th, 2012 – Before we say goodbye to 2012, we can’t overlook what an incredible year it has been for Great Britain. From outstanding achievements in sport – on and off the track; to the tremendous success of our most famous secret agent at box offices around world; it has been a year to redefine what it means to be British. To celebrate this great year, Panasonic asked people to award their sporting and big screen heroes, as well as their most memorable and entertaining TV moments[1].

We enjoyed an unprecedented summer of sport – not only did the greatest show on earth come to London; our own British superstar was crowned the face of the Games after an outstanding performance in the heptathlon. Nearly half (42 percent) of Brits voted Jessica Ennis their sporting hero of London 2012. Uncharacteristically, Mo Farah (26 percent)...

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