Chernobyl, the historical drama about the nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant near the city of Pripyat, leads the pack with 14 nominations.
The latest season of Netflix's The Crown was the second most nominated show, receiving seven nods. These included nominations in the supporting actor and actress categories for Josh O'Connor as a young Prince Charles and for Helena Bonham Carter in her role as Princess Margaret. It's a special moment for Josh because the actor was named one of BAFTA’s Breakthrough Brits 2017.
Fleabag was another popular show, earning six BAFTA TV Awards nominations, including for creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge's performance.The show tied with Giri/Haji for the third most nominated show with six nominations apiece. The latter is a Netflix crime drama that explores a murder across London and Tokyo.
Other highlights include a leading actress nomination for Killing Eve's Jodie Comer and one for 84-year-old Glenda Jackson of Elizabeth Is Missing. Chernobyl's Jared Harris and Takehiro Hira of Giri/Haji are both recognized in the Leading Actor category.
Fans will likely be surprised to see that Olivia Colman did not earn a nomination for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in the third season of The Crown. Fleabag's Andrew Scott was also snubbed for his role as Hot Priest.
With no further ado, here is the list of 2020 BAFTA Television Awards nominees relevant to HELLO! Canada readers:
Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
Glenda Jackson, Elizabeth is Missing
Suranne Jones, Gentleman Jack
Samantha Morton, I Am Kirsty
Stephen Graham, The Virtues
Jared Harris, Chernobyl
Takehiro Hira, Giri/Haji
Callum Turner, The Capture
Naomi Ackie, The End of the F***ing World
Helen Behan, The Virtues
Helena Bonham Carter, The Crown
Jasmine Jobson, Top Boy
Joe Absolom, A Confession
Josh O'Connor, The Crown
Will Sharpe, Giri/Haji
Stellan Skarsgard, Chernobyl
MALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME
Jamie Demetriou, Stath Lets Flats
Ncuti Gatwa, Sex Education
Youssef Kerkour, Home
Guz Khan, Man Like Mobeen
FEMALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME
Sian Clifford, Fleabag
Gbemisola Ikumelo, Famalam
Sarah Kendall, Frayed
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag
The End Of The F***Ing World
When They See Us
Stath Lets Flats
Coronation Street, the death of Sinead Osborne
Fleabag, confessional scene
Game of Thrones, Arya kills the Night King
Gavin and Stacey, Nessa proposes to Smithy
Line of Duty, John Corbett's death
Love Island, Michael recouples after Casa Amor
Click here to see the full list of nominees, including those for the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy TV Craft Awards. Awards for the former will be revealed on July 17 and the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards winners on July 31.
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