2019 British Academy Television Awards
|65th British Academy Television Awards|
|Date||12 May 2019|
|Site||Royal Festival Hall, London|
|Hosted by||Graham Norton|
|Best Drama||Killing Eve|
|Best Actor||Benedict Cumberbatch|
|Best Actress||Jodie Comer|
|Best Comedy |
|Most awards||Killing Eve (3)|
|Most nominations||Killing Eve (15)|
The nominations were announced on 28 March 2019, whilst the nominees for the "Virgin TV’s Must-See Moments" were announced on 27 March 2019.
Winners and nominees
|Best Drama Series||Best Mini-Series|
|Best Single Drama||Best Soap and Continuing Drama|
|Best Actor||Best Actress|
|Best Supporting Actor||Best Supporting Actress|
|Best Male Comedy Performance||Best Female Comedy Performance|
|Best Scripted Comedy||Best Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme|
|Best Entertainment Performance||Lew Grade Award for Entertainment Programme|
|Best Factual Series or Strand||Huw Wheldon Award for Specialist Factual|
|Robert Flaherty Award for Single Documentary||Best Feature|
|Best Reality and Constructed Factual||Best Live Event|
|Best News Coverage||Best Current Affairs|
|Best Sport||Best Short Form Programme|
|Best International Programme||Virgin TV’s Must-See Moment|
Programmes with multiple nominations
|12||A Very English Scandal|
|5||The Little Drummer Girl|
|3||Bros: After the Screaming Stops|
|Black Mirror: Bandersnatch|
|The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance|
|Would I Lie to You?|
|2||Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway|
|Good Morning Britain|
|Killed by My Debt|
|The Long Song|
|Louis Theroux's Altered States|
|The Mash Report|
|Michael Palin in North Korea|
|Peter Kay's Car Share|
|The Royal Wedding: Prince Harry and Megan Markle|
|Stath Lets Flats|
|Strictly Come Dancing|
|Through the Gates (On the Edge)|
|The Voice UK|
Most major wins
The inclusion of Killing Eve attracted some controversy as BAFTA rules state that a programme must have its premiere in the UK before elsewhere in order to be eligible, and Killing Eve premiered on BBC America in the US in April 2018, but in the UK in September 2018.
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- "Virgin Media". keepup.virginmedia.com. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
- "BAFTA Television 2019: Nominations for the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards + British Academy Television Craft Awards". www.bafta.org. 28 March 2019. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
- "Bafta bends the rules for Killing Eve". 28 March 2019. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
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