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BAFTA TV Awards 2018: The Crown, Line of Duty and Black Mirror lead nominations

The Crown and Black Mirror helped Netflix to a strong performance in the TV Bafta nominations, as the streaming giant’s Royal and sci-fi dramas shared top spot with the BBC’s Line of Duty and Three Girls with three nominations each.

Edited by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: April 05, 2018 6:51 IST ]
BAFTA TV Awards 2018: The Crown, Line of Duty and Black

BAFTA TV Awards 2018: The Crown, Line of Duty and Black Mirror lead nominations 

The nominations for this year's British Academy Television Awards (BAFTA) have been announced. Netflix' 'Black Mirror' and 'The Crown', along with BBC dramas 'Line of Duty' and 'Three Girls' are leading the way with three nods each.The annual award ceremony - which celebrates the best of television over the last 12 months - will be hosted by Sue Perkins on May 13 at the London's Royal Festival Hall.

The Crown and Black Mirror helped Netflix to a strong performance in the TV Bafta nominations, as the streaming giant’s Royal and sci-fi dramas shared top spot with the BBC’s Line of Duty and Three Girls with three nominations each.

Claire Foy, who plays the Queen in The Crown and has been caught in the middle of a pay gap dispute after it was revealed Matt Smith was paid more than her, was nominated for best actress for a second year in a row. Vanessa Kirby, who plays Princess Margaret, repeated her nod in the supporting actress category, while The Crown will compete for best drama along with End of the Fing World (Channel 4), Line of Duty (BBC One) and Peaky Blinders (BBC).

Here is the complete list of nominations:

-COMEDY ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME

Murder in Successville (BBC Three)
Taskmaster (Dave)
The Last Leg (Channel 4)
Would I Lie To You? (BBC One)

-CURRENT AFFAIRS
Raped: My Story (Channel 5)
Syria's Disappeared: The Case Against Assad (Dispatches) (Channel 4)
Undercover: Britain's Immigration Secrets (Panorama) (BBC One)
White Right: Meeting the Enemy (Exposure) (ITV)

-DRAMA SERIES
The Crown (Netflix)
The End of the F***ing World (All 4)
Line of Duty (BBC One)
Peaky Blinders (BBC Two)

-ENTERTAINMENT PERFORMANCE
Adam Hills, The Last Leg (Channel 4)
Graham Norton, The Graham Norton Show (BBC One)
Michael McIntyre, Michael McIntyre's Big Show (BBC One)
Sandi Toksvig, QI (BBC Two)

-ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (ITV)
Britain's Got Talent (ITV)
Michael McIntyre's Big Show (BBC One)
The Voice UK (ITV)

-FACTUAL SERIES
Ambulance (BBC Two)
Catching a Killer (Channel 4)
Drugsland (BBC Three)
Hospital (BBC Two)

-FEATURES
Antiques Roadshow (BBC One)
Cruising with Jane McDonald (Channel 5)
No More Boys and Girls: Can Our Kids Go Gender Free? (BBC Two)
The Secret Life of the Zoo (Channel 4)

-FEMALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME
Anna Maxwell Martin, Motherland (BBC Two)
Daisy May Cooper, This Country (BBC Three)
Sharon Horgan, Catastrophe (Channel 4)
Sian Gibson, Peter Kay's Car Share (BBC One)

-INTERNATIONAL
Big Little Lies (HBO/Sky Atlantic)
Feud: Bette and Joan (FX/BBC Two)
The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu/Channel 4)
The Vietnam War (BBC Four)

-LEADING ACTOR
Jack Rowan, Born to Kill (Channel 4)
Joe Cole, Black Mirror - 'Hang the DJ' (Netflix)
Sean Bean, Broken (BBC One)
Tim Pigott-Smith, King Charles III (BBC Two)

-LEADING ACTRESS
Claire Foy, The Crown (Netflix)
Molly Windsor, Three Girls (BBC One)
Sinead Keenan, Little Boy Blue (ITV)
Thandie Newton, Line of Duty (BBC One)

-LIVE EVENT
ITV News Election 2017 Live: The Results (ITV)
One Love Manchester (BBC One)
Wild Alaska Live (BBC One)
World War One Remembered: Passchendaele (BBC Two)

-MALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME
Asim Chaudhry, People Just Do Nothing (BBC Three)
Rob Brydon, The Trip to Spain (Sky Atlantic)
Samson Kayo, Famalam (BBC Three)
Toby Jones, Detectorists (BBC Four)

-MINI-SERIES
Howard's End (BBC One)
The Moorside (BBC One)
The State (Channel 4)
Three Girls (BBC One)

-NEWS COVERAGE
The Battle for Mosul (Sky News)
The Grenfell Tower Fire (Channel 4 News)
The Grenfell Tower Fire (ITV News at Ten)
The Rohingya Crisis (Sky News)

-REALITY & CONSTRUCTED FACTUAL
Celebrity Hunted (Channel 4)
Love Island (ITV2)
Old People's Home for 4-Year Olds (Channel 4)
The Real Full Monty (ITV)

-SCRIPTED COMEDY
Catastrophe (Channel 4)
Chewing Gum (E4)
This Country (BBC Three/BBC One)
Timewasters (ITV2)

-SHORT FORM PROGRAMME
Britain's Forgotten Men (BBC Three)
Eating with My Ex (BBC Three)
Morgana Robinson's Summer (Sky Arts)
Pls Like (BBC Three)

-SINGLE DOCUMENTARY
Chris Packham: Asperger's and Me
Louis Theroux: Talking to Anorexia
One Deadly Weekend in America
Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum and Dad

-SINGLE DRAMA
Against the Law
Black Mirror - 'Hang the DJ'
King Charles III
Murdered For Being Different

-SOAP & CONTINUING DRAMA
Casualty
Coronation Street
Emmerdale
Hollyoaks

-SPECIALIST FACTUAL
Basquiat: Rage to Riches (BBC Two)
Blitz: The Bombs that Changed Britain (BBC Two)
Blue Planet II (BBC One)
Elizabeth I's Secret Agents (BBC Two)

-SPORT
Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko (Sky Sports Box Office)
Six Nations: Wales v England (BBC One)
The Grand National (ITV)
UEFA Women's Euro Semi-Final: England v Netherlands (Channel 4)

-SUPPORTING ACTOR
Adrian Dunbar, Line of Duty
Anupam Kher, The Boy with the Topknot
Brian F O'Byrne, Little Boy Blue
Jimmi Simpson, Black Mirror - 'USS Callister'

-SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Anna Friel, Broken
Julie Hesmondhalgh, Broadchurch
Liv Hill, Three Girls
Vanessa Kirby, The Crown

-VIRGIN TV'S MUST SEE MOMENT
Love Island - Stormzy Makes a Surprise Appearance (ITV2)
Game of Thrones - Viserion is Killed by the Night King (HBO/Sky Atlantic)
Doctor Who - The Thirteenth Doctor Revealed (BBC One)
One Love Manchester - Ariana Grande Sings 'One Last Time' (BBC One)
Blue Planet II - Mother Pilot Whale Grieves (BBC One)
Line of Duty - Huntley's Narrow Escape (BBC One)

(With ANI Inputs)

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