BAFTA 2017 Television nominations announced!

BAFTA 2017 Television BAFTA 2017 Television nominations have been announced, and the awards will be broadcast on BBC1 on May 14th.

Leading actor

    Adeel Akhtar – Murdered By My Father
    Babou Ceesay – Damilola, Our Loved Boy
    Robbie Coltrane – National Treasure
    Benedict Cumberbatch – The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses

Leading actress

    Nikki Amuka-Bird – NW
    Jodie Comer – Thirteen
    Claire Foy – The Crown
    Sarah Lancashire – Happy Valley

Supporting actress

    Nicola Walker – Last Tango in Halifax
    Siobhan Finneran – Happy Valley
    Vanessa Kirby – The Crown
    Wunmi Mosaku – Damilola, Our Loved Boy

Supporting actor

Entertainment performance

    Adam Hills – The Last Leg
    Claudia Winkleman – Strictly Come Dancing
    Graham Norton – The Graham Norton Show
    Michael McIntyre – Michael McIntyre’s Big Show

Male performance in a comedy programme

Female performance in a comedy programme

    Diane Morgan – Cunk on Shakespeare
    Lesley Manville – Mum
    Olivia Colman – Fleabag
    Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Fleabag

Drama series

Single drama

    Aberfan: The Green Hollow
    Damilola: Our Loved Boy
    Murdered By My Father


Soap and continuing drama



    The Night Of
    The People vs OJ Simpson: American Crime Story
    Stranger Things

Entertainment programme

    Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway
    Britain’s Got Talent
    Michael McIntyre’s Big Show
    Strictly Come Dancing

Comedy and comedy entertainment programme

    Charlie Brooker’s 2016 Wipe
    Cunk on Shakespeare
    The Last Leg

Scripted comedy

    People Just Do Nothing


    The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs
    The Great British Bake Off
    Travel Man: 48 Hours In…
    Who Do You Think You Are?

Must See Moment

    Game of Thrones: Battle of the Bastards
    The Late Late Show with James Corden: Carpool Karaoke with Michelle Obama
    Line of Duty: Urgent Exit Required
    Planet Earth II: Snakes vs Iguana Chase
    Strictly Come Dancing: Ed Balls’ Gangnam Style
    Who Do You Think You Are?: Danny Dyer’s Origins

Current affairs

    Inside Obama’s White House
    Teenage Prison Abuse Exposed (Panorama)
    Three Days of Terror – The Charlie Hebdo Attacks (This World)
    Unarmed Black Male (This World)

Single documentary

    Behind Closed Doors
    How to Die: Simon’s Choice

Factual series

    24 Hours in Police Custody
    Exodus: Our Journey to Europe
    Kids on the Edge
    The Prosecutors: Real Crime and Punishment

Reality and constructed factual

    First Dates
    Muslims Like Us
    The Real Marigold Hotel
    The Secret Life of 5 Year Olds

Specialist factual

News coverage

    Channel 4 News: Brexit – Day One
    BBC North West Tonight: Hillsborough Inquests
    Sky News Tonight – Aleppo: Death of a City
    Victoria Derbyshire – BBC News


    The Open Production Team – Sky Sports/European Tour Productions/Sky Sports 1
    RIO 2016 Olympics – BBC Sport/BBC One
    RIO 2016 Paralympics Production Team – Sunset+Vine/Channel 4
    Six Nations: England v Wales – ITV Sport/ITV

Live event

    The Centenary of the Battle of the Somme
    Shakespeare Live! From the RSC
    Stand Up to Cancer
    The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration