BAFTA Television Awards 2019: Everything you need to know

On Sunday, stars of the small screen will come together to celebrate the best of British television at the BAFTA Television Awards. Here’s everything you need to know about the ceremony showcasing the best in the industry.

When is the BAFTA Television Awards?

The ceremony takes place on Sunday 12th May at 8pm.

The BAFTA Television Awards have been a separate event from the British Television Craft Awards – which celebrate the best of the behind-the-scenes talent – since 1998. The BAFTA Craft Awards took place on 28thApril and saw talent from A Very English Scandal, Killing Eve and Patrick Melrose take home multiple awards.

How can I watch?

The awards will be broadcast on BBC One from 8pm on Sunday. The ceremony will not be live but a delayed, edited version will be shown.

If you can’t watch it on Sunday, BBC iPlayer will have a version available to stream shortly after its television broadcast.

Where will the awards take place?

The ceremony will take place at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s Southbank, where it has taken place since 2016.

Who’s hosting the BAFTA Television Awards? 

Graham Norton has been confirmed as the host for the 2019 ceremony. He previously hosted the ceremony in 2005 and has said it would be a ‘pleasure to reward brilliant talent’ at the awards.

Who’s been nominated?

Killing Eve leads the nominations with 15. A Very English Scandal follows with 12 nominations, and Bodyguard and Patrick Melrose each have 6 nominations.


Click here for a full list of nominees.

Tune in to the 2019 BAFTA Television Awards at 8pm on Sunday 12thMay on BBC One.

Featured image courtesy of Wikipedia.


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