British Academy Television Awards 2008
|2008 British Academy Television Awards|
|Date||20 April 2008|
|Hosted by||Graham Norton|
|Best Comedy Series||Fonejacker|
|Best Drama||The Street|
|Best Comedy |
The 2008 British Academy Television Awards were held on 20 April at the London Palladium Theatre in London. The ceremony was broadcast live on BBC One in the United Kingdom. The nominations were announced on 18 March 2008. Drama Cranford received the most nominations with four, making Judi Dench the most nominated actress in BAFTA history for her work on TV and film combined. Long-running soap opera Coronation Street failed to earn a nomination, for the first time in ten years. Bruce Forsyth received the Academy Fellowship Award.
Winners in bold.
- Best Actor
- Best Actress
- Best Entertainment performance
- Best comedy performance
- Best single drama
- Best drama serial
- Best drama series
- Best continuing drama
- Best factual series
- Best entertainment programme
- Best situation comedy
- Best comedy programme
- Audience award
- Best single documentary
- Beautiful Young Minds (BBC Two)
- Lie of the Land (Channel 4)
- Malcolm and Barbara: Love's Farewell (ITV)
- Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives (BBC Four)
- Best feature
- Best international show
- Best special factual
- Andrew Marr's History of Modern Britain (BBC Two)
- Earth: The Power of the Planet (BBC Two)
- The Genius of Photography (BBC Four)
- The Relief of Belsen (Channel 4)
- Best current affairs
- Best news coverage
- Best sport
- Best interactivity
- Special Award
- BAFTA Fellowship
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