NEWS: BAFTA TV nominees showcase the best of 2018

by | Mar 28, 2019 | All, TV News

The 2019 TV BAFTA nominations have been announced and they showcase the best of what 2018 had to offer. A lot of our favourites like Killing Eve, Kiri, This Country, Mum, Inside No.9, Succession, The Handmaid’s Tale, A Very English Scandal and The Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds have made the cut!

The Nominations in Full

Drama series

Bodyguard (BBC One)

Killing Eve (BBC Three)

Save Me (Sky Atlantic)

Informer (BBC One)


A Very English Scandal (BBC One)

Kiri (Channel 4)

Mrs Wilson (BBC One)

Patrick Melrose (Sky Atlantic)

Leading actress

Jodie Comer – Killing Eve (BBC Three)

Sandra Oh – Killing Eve (BBC Three)

Keeley Hawes – Bodyguard (BBC One)

Ruth Wilson – Mrs Wilson (BBC One)

Leading actor

Hugh Grant – A Very English Scandal (BBC One)

Chance Perdomo– Killed by My Debt (BBC Three)

Lucian Msamati – Kiri (Channel 4)

Benedict Cumberbatch – Patrick Melrose (Sky Atlantic)

Female performance in a comedy programme

Daisy May Cooper – This Country (BBC Three)

Jessica Hynes – There She Goes (BBC Four)

Julia Davis – Sally4Ever (Sky Atlantic)

Lesley Manville – Mum (BBC Two)

Male performance in a comedy programme

Alex MacQueen – Sally4Ever (Sky Atlantic)

Jamie Demetriou – Stath Lets Flats (Channel 4)

Peter Mullan – Mum (BBC Two)

Steve Pemberton – Inside No. 9 (BBC Two)


54 Hours: The Gladbeck Hostage Crisis (BBC Four)

The Handmaid’s Tale (Channel 4)

Reporting Trump’s First Year: The Fourth Estate (BBC Two)

Succession (Sky Atlantic)

Supporting actor

Alex Jennings – Unforgotten (ITV)

Ben Whishaw – A Very English Scandal (BBC One)

Kim Bodnia – Killing Eve (BBC One)

Stephen Graham – Save Me (Sky Atlantic)

Supporting actress

Billie Piper – Collateral (BBC Two)

Fiona Shaw – Killing Eve (BBC One)

Keeley Hawes – Mrs Wilson (BBC One)

Monica Dolan – A Very English Scandal (BBC One)

Entertainment performance

Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly – Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway (ITV)

David Mitchell – Would I Lie to You? (BBC One)

Lee Mack – Would I Lie to You? (BBC One)

Rachel Parris – The Mash Report (BBC Two)

Specialist Factual

Bros: After the Screaming Stops (BBC Four)

Grayson Perry: Rites of Passage (Channel 4)

Suffragettes With Lucy Worsley (BBC One)

Superkids: Breaking Away From Care (Channel 4)

Reality and constructed factual

Dragons’ Den (BBC Two)

I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here ( ITV)

Old People’s Home For 4 Year Olds (Channel 4)

The Real Full Monty: Ladies’ Night (ITV)

Entertainment programme

Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway (ITV)

Britain’s Got Talent (ITV)

Michael McIntyre’s Big Show (BBC One)

Strictly Come Dancing (BBC One)

Scripted comedy

 Derry Girls (Channel 4)

Mum (BBC Two)

Sally4Ever (Sky Atlantic)

Stath Lets Flats (Channel 4)

Comedy entertainment programme

The Big Narstie Show (Channel 4)

The Last Leg (Channel 4)

A League of Their Own (Sky One)

Would I Lie to You? (BBC One)

Factual series

24 Hours in A&E (Channel 4)

Life and Death Row: The Mass Execution (BBC Three)

Louis Theroux’s Altered States (BBC Two)

Prison (Channel 4)


Gordon, Gino and Fred’s Road Trip (ITV)

The Great British Bake Off (Channel 4)

Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing (BBC Two)

Who Do You Think You Are? (BBC One)

Single documentary

Driven: The Billy Monger Story (BBC Three)

Gun No. 6 (BBC Two)

My Dad, the Peace Deal and Me (BBC One)

School For Stammers (ITV)

Single drama

Bandersnatch – Black Mirror (Netflix)

Care (BBC One)

Killed by My Debt (BBC Three)

Through the Gates – On the Edge (Channel 4)

Soap and Continuing Drama

Casualty (BBC One)

Coronation Street (ITV)

EastEnders (BBC One)

Hollyoaks (Channel 4)

News coverage

Bullying and Harassment in the House of Commons – Newsnight (BBC Two)

Cambridge Analytica Uncovered (Channel 4)

Good Morning Britain: On a Knife Edge (ITV)

Good Morning Britain: Thomas Markle Exclusive (ITV)


2018 Six Nations: Scotland v England (BBC One)

2018 World Cup Quarter: England v Sweden (BBC One)

England’s Test Cricket – Cook’s Farewell (Sky Sports Cricket)

Winter Olympics (BBC Two)

Current affairs

Football’s Wall of Silence (Al Jazeera English)

Iran Unveiled: Taking on the Ayatollahs – Exposure (ITV)

Massacre at Ballymurphy (Channel 4)

Myanmar’s Killing Fields (Channel 4)

Virgin Media Must-See Moment

Bodyguard – the assassination of Julia Montague (BBC)

Coronation Street – Gail’s monologue on the suicide of Aidan Connor (ITV)

Doctor Who – The Doctor meets Rosa Parks (BBC)

Killing Eve – Eve stabs Villanelle (BBC)

Peter Kay’s Car Share – the finale (BBC)

Queer Eye – Tom’s transformation (Netflix)

The TV BAFTA ceremony will be held at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday,  12th May

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