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

From favourites to win to this year's snubs, here's everything to know...

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:
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

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

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

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


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

A Very English Scandal
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
Stath Lets Flats

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

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)
Killed By My Debt
Through the Gates (On The Edge)

Soap and Continuing Drama:
Coronation Street

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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

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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