The 2019 TV BAFTA nominations are officially here and they’re pretty divisive

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    It’s that time of the year again, with the 2019 BAFTA TV awards in touching distance, falling this year on 12th May.

    This week, the BAFTA TV award nominations were revealed, and it would be an understatement to say they proved divisive.

    Killing Eve and A Very English Scandal are the current frontrunners, with Killing Eve boasting a whopping 14 nominations in total, and Keeley Hawes has emerged on top receiving nods for both her leading role in Bodyguard and her supporting role in Mrs Wilson.

    Fans were surprised however to see that Richard Madden had been snubbed of a nomination for his leading role in Bodyguard, something that people saw as an oversight. We doubt he’s too sad though, given the fact that the show is nominated in the Drama Series and Must See Moment categories!

    Here are the 2019 BAFTA TV award nominations…

    Comedy Entertainment Programme:
    The Big Narstie Show The Last Leg
    A League Of Their Own
    Would I Lie To You?

    Current Affairs:
    Football’s Wall Of Silence (Al Jazeera Investigations) Production Team – Al Jazeera English
    Iran Unveiled: Taking On The Ayatollahs
    Massacre At Ballymurphy
    Myanmar’s Killing Fields

    Drama Series:
    Bodyguard
    Informer
    Killing Eve
    Save Me

    Entertainment Performance:
    Ant and Dec – Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway
    David Mitchell – Would I Lie To You?
    Lee Mack – Would I Lie To You?
    Rachel Parris – The Mash Report

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    Entertainment Programme:
    Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway
    Britain’s Got Talent
    Michael McIntyre’s Big Show
    Strictly Come Dancing

    Factual Series:
    24 Hours in A&E
    Life and Death Row: The Mass Execution
    Louis Theroux’s Altered States
    Prison

    Features: 
    Gordon, Gino and Fred’s Road Trip
    The Great British Bake Off
    Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing
    Who Do You Think You are?

    Male Performance in a Comedy Programme:
    Alex MacQueen – Sally4Ever
    Jamie Demetriou – Stath Lets Flats
    Peter Mullan – Mum
    Steve Pemberton – Inside No. 9

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    Female Performance in a Comedy Programme:
    Daisy May Cooper – This Country
    Jessica Hynes – There She Goes
    Julia Davis – Sally4Ever
    Lesley Manville – Mum

    International:
    54 Hours: The Gladbeck Hostage Crisis
    The Handmaid’s Tale
    Reporting Trump’s first Year: The Fourth Estate (Storyville)
    Succession

    Leading Actor:
    Benedict Cumberbatch – Patrick Melrose – Two Cities / SunnyMarch TV / Little Island Productions / Sky Atlantic
    Chance Perdomo – Killed By My Debt – BBC Studios: The Documentary Unit / BBC Three
    Hugh Grant – A Very English Scandal – Blueprint Pictures / BBC One
    Lucian Msamati – Kiri – The Forge Entertainment / Channel 4

    Leading Actress:
    Jodie Comer – Killing Eve
    Keeley Hawes – Bodyguard
    Ruth Wilson – Mrs Wilson
    Sandra Oh – Killing Eve

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    Life Event:
    Open Heart Surgery: Live
    Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance
    The Royal Wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
    Stand Up To Cancer

    Mini-Series:
    A Very English Scandal
    Kiri
    Mrs Wilson
    Patrick Melrose

    News Coverage:
    Bullying and Harassment in the House of Commons (Newsnight)
    Cambridge Analytica Uncovered
    Good Morning Britain: On A Knife Edge
    Good Morning Britain: Thomas Markle

    Reality and Constructed Factual:
    Dragon’s Den
    I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here
    Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds
    The Real Full Monty: Ladies’ Night

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    Scripted Comedy:
    Berry Girls
    Mum
    Sally4Ever
    Stath Lets Flats

    Short Form Programme:
    Bovril Pam (Snatches From Women’s Lives)
    The Mind of Herbert Clunkerdunk
    Missed Call
    Wonderdate

    Single Documentary:
    Driven: The Billy Monger Story
    Gun No.6
    My Dad, The Peace Deal and Me
    School for Stammerers

    Single Drama:
    Bandersnatch (Black Mirror)
    Care
    Killed By My Debt
    Through the Gates (On The Edge)

    Soap and Continuing Drama:
    Casualty
    Coronation Street
    EastEnders
    Hollyoaks

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    Bryce Dallas Howard in the ‘Nosedive’ episode of Black Mirror

    Specialist Factual: 
    Bros: After The Screaming Stops
    Grayson Perry: Rites Of Passage
    Suffragettes With Lucy Worsley
    Superkids: Breaking Away From Care

    Sport:
    2018 Six Nations: Scotland v England
    2018 World Cup Quarter Final: England v Sweden
    England’s Test Cricket – Cook’s Farewell
    Winter Olympics

    Supporting Actor:
    Alex Jennings – Unforgotten
    Ben Whishaw – A Very English Scandal
    Kim Bodnia – Killing Eve
    Stephen Graham – Save Me

    Supporting Actress:
    Billie Piper – Collateral
    Fiona Shaw – Killing Eve
    Keeley Hawes – Mrs Wilson
    Monica Dolan – A Very English Scandal

    Virgin Media’s Must See Moment (as voted for by the public):
    Bodyguard – Julia Montague Assassinated
    Coronation Street – Gail’s Monologue on the Suicide of Aidan Connor
    Doctor Who – Rosa Parks
    Killing Eve – Eve Stabs Villanelle
    Peter Kay’s Car Share – The Finale
    Queer Eye – Tom Completes His Transformation

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