The nominations for the British Academy Television Awards (BAFTAS) 2017 were announced by “Chewing Gum” actress Michaela Coel and “Broadchurch” actor Andrew Buchan this morning (11 April) at BAFTA’s London headquarters.

A nod to a few favourites in BAFTA TV nominations
Image Credit: BAFTA.

The awards, which will take place on 14 May at London’s Royal Festival Hall, gave a couple of nods to a few of our favourites.

A nod to a few favourites in BAFTA TV nominations
Image Credit: BBC.

Wunmi Mosaku, (read our feature on her) is up for Best Supporting Actress for Damilola, Our Loved Boy. Babou Ceesay, who is appearing in Sky Atlantic’s Guerrilla later this week, was nominated for Lead Actor in the same drama.

A nod to a few favourites in BAFTA TV nominations
Image Credit: BAFTA.

Nikki Amuka-Bird for NW. Both Damilola, Our Loved Boy and NW are also nominated in the Single Drama category.

Nominations in full

Comedy & Comedy Entertainment Programme
Charlie Brooker’s 2016 Wipe Production Team – BBC Two
Cunk On Shakespeare Charlie Brooker – BBC Two
The Last Leg Production Team – Channel 4
Taskmaster – Dave

Current Affairs
Inside Obama’s White House – BBC Two
Teenage Prison Abuse Exposed (Panorama) – BBC One
Three Days Of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks (This World) – BBC Two
Unarmed Black Male (This World) – BBC Two

Drama Series
The Crown – Netflix
The Durrells – ITV
Happy Valley – BBC One
War & Peace – BBC One

Entertainment Performance
Adam Hills, The Last Leg – Channel 4
Claudia Winkleman, Strictly Come Dancing – BBC One
Graham Norton, The Graham Norton Show – BBC One

Entertainment Programme
Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway – ITV
Britain’s Got Talent – ITV
Michael Mcintyre’s Big Show – BBC One
Strictly Come Dancing – BBC One

Factual Series
24 Hours In Police Custody Production Team – Channel 4
Exodus: Our Journey To Europe Production Team – BBC Two
Kids On The Edge Production Team – Channel 4
The Prosecutors: Real Crime And Punishment Production Team – Channel 4

The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs – BBC One
The Great British Bake Off – BBC One
Travel Man: 48 Hours In… – Channel 4
Who Do You Think You Are?  – BBC One

Female Performance In A Comedy Programme
Diane Morgan, Cunk On Shakespeare – BBC Two
Lesley Manville, Mum – BBC Two
Olivia Colman, Fleabag – BBC Three
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag – BBC Three

The Night Of Production Team – HBO/Sky Atlantic
The People vs OJ Simpson: American Crime Story – Fox / BBC Two
Stranger Things – Netflix
Transparent – Amazon Studios

Leading Actor
Adeel Akhtar, Murdered By My Father – BBC Three
Babou Ceesay, Damilola, Our Loved Boy – BBC One
Benedict Cumberbatch, The Hollow Crown: The Wars Of The Roses – BBC Two
Robbie Coltrane, National Treasure – Channel 4

Leading Actress
Claire Foy, The Crown – Netflix
Jodie Comer, Thirteen – BBC Three
Nikki Amuka-Bird,NW –  BBC Two
Sarah Lancashire, Happy Valley – BBC One

Live Event
The Centenary Of The Battle Of The Somme: Thiepval Production Team  – BBC One
Shakespeare Live! From The Rsc Production Team –  BBC Two
Stand Up To Cancer Production Team – Channel 4
The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration Production Team  – ITV

Male Performance In A Comedy Programme
Asim Chaudhry, People Just Do Nothing – BBC Three
David Mitchell, Upstart Crow –  BBC Two
Harry Enfield, The Windsors – Channel 4
Steve Coogan, Alan Partridge’s Scissored Isle – Sky Atlantic

The Hollow Crown: The Wars Of The Roses – BBC Two
National Treasure – Channel 4
The Secret  – ITV
The Witness For The Prosecution – BBC One

News Coverage
Channel 4 News: Brexit – Day One – Channel 4
BBC North West Tonight: Hillsborough Inquests Production Team – BBC One
Sky News Tonight – Aleppo: Death Of A City – Sky News/Sky News
Victoria Derbyshire  – BBC Two

Reality & Constructed Factual
First Dates Production Team – Channel 4
Muslims Like Us Production Team – BBC Two
The Real Marigold Hotel – BBC Two
The Secret Life Of 5 Year Olds – Channel 4

Scripted Comedy
Camping, Julia Davis, Ted Dowd – Sky Atlantic
Fleabag – BBC Three
Flowers, Will Sharpe, Naomi De Pear, Diederick Santer, Jane Featherstone – Channel 4
People Just Do Nothing  – BBC Three

Supporting Actor
Daniel Mays, Line Of Duty
Jared Harris, The Crown
John Lithgow, The Crown
Tom Hollander, The Night Manager

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

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