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2017 British Academy Television Awards

The 2017 British Academy Television Awards were held on 14 May 2017 at the Royal Festival Hall in London. They were hosted by Sue Perkins.

63rd British Academy Television Awards
Date14 May 2017
SiteRoyal Festival Hall
Hosted bySue Perkins
Best Comedy SeriesCharlie Brooker's 2016 Wipe
Best DramaHappy Valley
Best ActorAdeel Akhtar
Murdered by My Father
Best ActressSarah Lancashire
Happy Valley
Best Comedy Performance
Most awardsDamilola, Our Loved Boy / Happy Valley (2)
Most nominationsThe Crown (5)
Television coverage
ChannelBBC One
Duration2 hours

The nominations were announced on 11 April, with The Crown nominated for five awards. The BAFTA Fellowship was awarded to Joanna Lumley.[1][2]

The 2017 British Academy Television Craft Awards were held on 23 April 2017.


Winners and nomineesEdit

Sarah Lancashire, Best Actress winner
Tom Hollander, Best Supporting Actor winner
Wunmi Mosaku, Best Supporting Actress winner
Steve Coogan, Best Male Comedy Performance winner
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Best Female Comedy Performance winner
Michael McIntyre, Best Entertainment Performance winner
Joanna Lumley, BAFTA Fellowship Award winner
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Male Comedy Performance Best Female Comedy Performance
Best Entertainment Performance Best Single Drama
Best Mini-Series Best Drama Series
Best Soap and Continuing Drama Best International Programme
Best Factual Series or Strand Huw Wheldon Award for Specialist Factual
Flaherty Award for Single Documentary Best Feature
Best Reality and Constructed Factual Best Current Affairs
  • Teenage Prison Abuse Exposed – Panorama (BBC One)
    • Inside Obama’s White House (BBC Two)
    • Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks – This World (BBC Two)
    • Unarmed Black Male – This World (BBC Two)
Best News Coverage Best Sport
  • Victoria Derbyshire: Footballer's Abuse (BBC Two)
    • BBC North West Tonight: Hillsborough Inquests (BBC One)
    • Channel 4 News: Brexit Day One (Channel 4)
    • Sky News Tonight – Aleppo: Death of a City (Sky News)
Best Live Event Best Entertainment Programme
  • The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration (ITV)
    • The Centenary of the Battle of the Somme: Thiepval (BBC One)
    • Shakespeare Live! From the RSC (BBC Two)
    • Stand up to Cancer (Channel 4)
Best Scripted Comedy Best Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme
Virgin’s Must-See Moments

Programmes with multiple nominationsEdit

In MemoriamEdit


  1. ^ "Bafta TV awards 2017: full list of winners". Guardian. 14 May 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Bafta Television Awards 2017: the 5 best moments". Telegraph. 14 May 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2017.

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