BAFTA TV Awards 2020 nominations: HBO present Chernobyl will get most nods; The Crown, Fleabag follow- Entertainment News, Sourced

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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts will have fun the very best of tv broadcast within the United Kingdom throughout 2019 in a reside present on the finish of July – although with stars and studio viewers absent.

Chernobyl, HBO’s critically acclaimed dramatisation of occasions surrounding the world’s worst nuclear accident, tops the roll-call of nominations introduced on Thursday, with 14.

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“We’ve had over 500 entries this yr… (so) it was actually fiercely contested,” BAFTA chair Krishnendu Majumdar informed Reuters TV.

Nominations fall into two classes, tv and tv craft, with winners of the previous to be introduced on the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards ceremony on 31 July.

As issues stand with the coronavirus pandemic, nominees are anticipated to movie their speeches fairly than seem in individual and there are not any plans for an enormous viewers. There will nevertheless be a reside aspect to the BBC present, which actor and filmmaker Richard Ayoade will current.

“All these particulars are being labored out in the meanwhile as a result of the social distancing guidelines are altering. What we are able to say in the meanwhile is that there will likely be a present in a studio and we’re understanding the individuals,” Majumdar stated.

Chernobyl nominations embody main actor for Jared Harris, supporting actor for Stellan Skarsgard, and mini-series.

The Crown, the warts-and-all account of the reign of Queen Elizabeth that aired its third season final yr, has seven nominations, with Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s black comedy Fleabag and Anglo-Japanese thriller Giri/Haji on six every.

The British Academy Television Craft Awards will likely be introduced on-line on 17 July.

Here is the record nominees for BAFTA TV Awards

Leading actress
Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
Glenda Jackson, Elizabeth is Missing
Suranne Jones, Gentleman Jack
Samantha Morton, I Am Kirsty

Leading actor
Stephen Graham, The Virtues 
Jared Harris, Chernobyl
Takehiro Hira, Giri/Haji
Callum Turner, The Capture

Supporting actress
Naomi Ackie, The End of the F***ing World
Helen Behan, The Virtues
Helena Bonham Carter, The Crown
Jasmine Jobson, Top Boy

Supporting actor

Joe Absolom, A Confession
Josh O’Connor, The Crown
Will Sharpe, Giri/Haji
Stellan Skarsgard, Chernobyl


Male efficiency in a comedy programme

Jamie Demetriou, Stath Lets Flats
Ncuti Gatwa, Sex Education
Youssef Kerkour, Home
Guz Khan, Man Like Mobeen

Female efficiency in a comedy programme

Sian Clifford, Fleabag
Gbemisola Ikumelo, Famalam
Sarah Kendall, Frayed
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag

Drama sequence

The Crown
The End Of The F***Ing World
Gentleman Jack


A Confession 
The Victim
The Virtues


When They See Us

Check out the complete record of nominees here

(With inputs from Reuters)


Updated Date: Jun 04, 2020 16:41:00 IST

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