British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actress
|British Academy Television Award|
|Presented by||British Academy of Film and Television Arts|
|First awarded||2009 (presented 2010)|
The British Academy Television Awards (BAFTA TV Awards), were first presented in 1954. They are the UK equivalent to the Emmy Awards in the United States. From 1954-1997, film and television awards were presented at one ceremony. Since 1998, two separate ceremonies have been held.
The awards for Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting Actor were first presented at the 2010 ceremony.