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2018 British Academy Television Awards

The 2018 British Academy Television Awards took place on 13 May 2018 at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

64th British Academy Television Awards
Date13 May 2018
SiteRoyal Festival Hall
Hosted bySue Perkins
Best Comedy SeriesMurder in Successville
Best DramaPeaky Blinders
Best ActorSean Bean
Best ActressMolly Windsor
Three Girls
Best Comedy Performance
Most awardsThis Country / Three Girls (2)
Most nominationsLine of Duty (4)
Television coverage
ChannelBBC One
Duration2 hours

The nominations were announced on 4 April, with Line of Duty leading with four awards. Black Mirror, The Crown and Three Girls followed with three nominations.[1]

The 2018 British Academy Television Craft Awards were held on 22 April 2018.


Winners and nomineesEdit

Sean Bean, Best Actor winner
This Country, Best Scripted Comedy winner
Vanessa Kirby, Best Supporting Actress winner
Toby Jones, Best Male Comedy Performance winner
Graham Norton, Best Entertainment Performance winner
Kate Adie, BAFTA Fellowship Award winner
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
  • Ambulance (BBC One)
    • Catching a Killer (BBC Two)
    • Drugsland (BBC Three)
    • Hospital (BBC Two)
  • Basquiat - Rage to Riches (BBC Two)
    • Blitz: the Bombs That Changed Britain (BBC Two)
    • Blue Planet II (BBC One)
    • Elizabeth I’s Secret Agents (BBC Two)
Robert Flaherty Award for Single Documentary Best Feature
  • Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum and Dad (BBC One)
    • Chris Packham: Asperger’s and Me (BBC Two)
    • Louis Theroux, Talking to Anorexia (BBC Two)
    • One Deadly Weekend in America (BBC Three)
Best Reality and Constructed Factual Best Live Event
  • World War One Remembered: Passchendaele (BBC Two)
    • ITV News Election 2017 Live: the Results (ITV)
    • One Love Manchester (BBC One)
    • Wild Alaska Live (BBC One)
Best News Coverage Best Current Affairs
  • Sky News: The Rohingya Crisis (Sky News)
    • Sky News: The Battle for Mosul (Sky News)
    • Channel 4 News: The Grenfell Tower Fire (Channel 4)
    • ITV News at Ten: The Grenfell Tower Fire (ITV)
  • Undercover: Britain's Immigration Secrets – Panorama (BBC One)
    • Raped : My Story (Channel 5)
    • Syria's Disappeared: the Case against Assad – Dispatches (Channel 4)
    • White Right: Meeting the Enemy – Exposure (ITV)
Best Sport Best Short Form Programme
  • Morgana Robinson's Summer (Sky Arts)
    • Britain's Forgotten Men (BBC Three)
    • Eating with My Ex (BBC Three)
    • Pls Like (BBC Three)
Best International Programme Virgin TV’s Must-See Moment

Programmes with multiple nominationsEdit

Networks that received multiple nominations
Nominations Network
27 BBC One
19 BBC Two
14 Channel 4
13 ITV
10 BBC Three
6 Netflix
3 Sky Atlantic
2 Sky News
Channel 5
BBC Four

Most major winsEdit

Shows that received multiple awards
Wins Show
2 This Country
Three Girls
Wins by Network
Wins Network
9 BBC One
4 BBC Three
3 BBC Two

In MemoriamEdit


  • BAFTA Award for Best Short Form Programme is added in this year.


  1. ^ "2018 Virgin TV BAFTA Television Awards Nominations Announced". BAFTA. 4 April 2018. Retrieved 4 April 2018.

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