by | Apr 8, 2015 | All, TV News

This year’s BAFTA TV nominees have been announced. I have put my picks for winner in red.

Leading Actor

Benedict Cumberbatch – Sherlock

Toby Jones – Marvellous

James Nesbitt – The Missing

Jason Watkins – The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies

Leading Actress

Georgina Campbell – Murdered By My Boyfriend

Keeley Hawes – Line of Duty

Sarah Lancashire – Happy Valley

Sheridan Smith – Cilla

Supporting Actor

Adeel Akhtar – Utopia

James Norton – Happy Valley

Stephen Rea – The Honourable Woman

Ken Stott – The Missing

Supporting Actress

Gemma Jones – Marvellous

Vicky McClure – Line of Duty

Amanda Redman – Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This

Charlotte Spencer – Glue

Entertainment Performance

Ant & Dec – Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway

Leigh Francis – Celebrity Juice

Graham Norton – The Graham Norton Show

Claudia Winkleman – Strictly Come Dancing

Filming on location in Waterloo for the new series of Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Female Performance In A Comedy Programme

Olivia Colman – Rev

Tamsin Greig – Episodes

Jessica Hynes – W1A

Catherine Tate – Catherine Tate’s Nan

Male Performance In A Comedy Programme

Matt Berry – Toast of London

Hugh Bonneville – W1A

Tom Hollander – Rev

Brendan O’Carroll – Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas special

Single Drama

A Poet In New York



Murdered By My Boyfriend

Sheridan Smith in Cilla episode 3



The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies

Our World War


Drama Series

Happy Valley

Line of Duty

The Missing

Peaky Blinders

Soap & Continuing Drama


Coronation Street



Kevin Spacey in House of Cards S03E12


The Good Wife

House of Cards

Orange is the New Black

True Detective

Factual Series

15,000 Kids and Counting

Educating the East End

Life and Death Row

Protecting Our Parents

Specialist Factual

David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies

Grayson Perry: Who Are You?

The Great War: The People’s Story

Our Gay Wedding: The Musical

The Apprentice 2013: Lord Sugar, Nick Hewer and Karren Brady

Single Documentary

Baby P: The Untold Story

Children of Syria

The Miners Strike and Me

The Paedophile Hunter


George Clark’s Amazing Places

Grand Designs

The Great British Bake Off

Long Lost Family

Reality & Constructed Factual

The Apprentice

I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!

The Island with Bear Grylls

The Undateables

The Voice, Final,, Sir Tom Jones, Stevie McCrorie, Ricky Wilson, Rita Ora

Current Affairs 

Children of the Frontline – Dispatchers

Ebola Frontline – Panorama

Inside Kenya’s Death Squads – al Jazeera Investigates

Terror at the Mall – This World

News Coverage

BBC News at Ten

Channel 4 News – Inside Gaza: Children Under Fire

ITV News at Ten

Sky News Live at Five: Ebola

Sport & Live Event

2014 FA Cup Semi final Hull City v Sheffield United

Monty Python (Mostly) Live: One Down, Five To Go

Tour de France

WW1 Remembered – From the Battlefield & Westminster Abbey

Michael Palin, John Cleese, Eric Idle and Terry Jones perform on the opening night of 'Monty Python Live (Mostly)'

Entertainment Programme

Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway

Dynamo: Magician Impossible

Strictly Come Dancing

The Voice

Comedy And Comedy Entertainment Programme 

Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe

The Graham Norton Show

Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle

Would I Lie to You?

Situation Comedy


Harry & Paul’s Story of the Twos

Moone Boy

The Wrong Mans

Radio Times Audience Award (Voted For By Members Of The Public)



Game of Thrones

The Great British Bake Off

The Missing


Strictly Come Dancing

We’re not saying this is who will win, we’re saying this is who would win if we were in charge. The list showcases what a diverse, surprising and enjoyable year for TV 2014 was and I just hope I feel the same when next year’s list is revealed.

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