TV Baftas 2019: Date, nominations and how to watch the awards

28 March 2019, 11:56

The BAFTAs return again thus year with a host of new nominees
The BAFTAs return again thus year with a host of new nominees. Picture: Getty
Alice Dear

By Alice Dear

When are the 2019 BAFTA Awards? When can I watch them and who is nominated?

The BAFTA Television Awards nominations were recently announced, with Killing Eve receiving the most nominations.

The awards show is only around the corner, and viewers will be able to watch the show on the night.

Here's everything you need to know:

What date is the BAFTAs?

The 2019 BAFTA Television Awards will take place on May 12.

How can I watch the BAFTAs?

You will be able to watch the BAFTAs on BBC One on May 12 in an edited-down version.

Killing Eve has been nominated for the most awards
Killing Eve has been nominated for the most awards. Picture: Getty

Who is nominated for a BAFTA?

Must-See Moment

Coronation Street: For Gail’s monologue following raw suicide of Aidan Connor

Peter Kay’s Car Share: Finale scene

Killing Eve: Eve stabs Villanelle

Queer Eye: The Fab Five complete Tom’s transformation

The Bodyguard: Bomb goes off during Julia’s speech

Comedy Entertainment Programme

The Big Nartsie Show

The Last Leg

A League Of Their Own

Would I Lie To You?

Current Affairs

Football’s Wall Of Silence

Iran Unveiled: Taking On The Ayatollahs

Massacre At Ballymurphy

Myanmar’s Killing Fields

Drama Series



Killing Eve

Save Me

Entertainment Performance

Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly for Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway

David Mitchell for Would I Lie To You?

Lee Mack for Would I Lie To You?

Rachel Parris for The Mash Report

Entertainment Programme

Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway

Britain’s Got Talent

Michael McIntyre’s Big Show

Strictly Come Dancing

Factual Series

24 Hours In A&E

Life and Death Row: The Mass Execution

Louis Theroux’s Altered States



Gordon, Gino and Fred’s Road Trip

The Great British Bake Off

Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing

Who Do You Think You Are?

Benedict Cumberbatch has been nominated for Best Actor
Benedict Cumberbatch has been nominated for Best Actor. Picture: Getty

Female Performance In A Comedy Programme

Daisy May Cooper in This Country

Jessica Hynes in There She Goes

Julia Davis in Sally4Ever

Lesley Manville in Mum


54 Hours: The Gladbeck Hostage Crisis

The Handmaid’s Tale

Reporting Trump’s First Year: The Fourth Estate


Leading Actor

Benedict Cumberbatch in Patrick Melrose

Chance Perdomo in Killed By My Debt

Hugh Grant in A Very English Scandal

Lucian Msamati in Kiri

Leading Actress

Jodie Comer in Killing Eve

Keeley Hawes in Bodyguard

Ruth Wilson in Mrs Wilson

Sandra Oh in Killing Eve

Supporting Actor

Alex Jennings in Unforgotten

Ben Whishaw in A Very English Scandal

Kim Bodnia in Killing Eve

Stephen Graham in Save Me

Supporting Actress

Billie Piper in Collateral

Fiona Shaw in Killing Eve

Keeley Hates in Mrs Wilson

Monica Dolan in A Very English Scandal

Live Event

Open Heart Surgery

Royal British Legion Festival

The Royal Wedding

Stand Up To Cancer

Male Performance In A Comedy Programme

Alex MacQueen in Sally4Ever

Jamie Demetriou in Stath Lets Flats

Peter Mullan in Mum

Steve Pemberton in Inside No.9


A Very English Scandal


Mrs Wilson

Patrick Melrose

News Coverage

Bullying and Harassment In The House Of Commons

Cambridge Analytica Uncovered

Good Morning Britain: On A Knife Edge

Good Morning Britain: Thomas Markle Exclusive

Reality & Constructed Factual

Dragon’s Den

I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!

Old People’s Home For 4 Year Olds

The Real Full Monty: Ladies’ Night

Scripted Comedy

Derry Girls



Stath Lets Flats

Short Form Programme

Bovril Pam (Snathes From Women’s Lives)

The Mind Of Herbert Clunkerduck

Missed Call


Single Documentary

Driven: The Billy Monger Story

Gun No. 6

My Dad, The Peace Deal and Me

School For Stammerers

Single Drama

Bandersnatch (Black Mirror)


Killed By My Debt

Through The Gates (On The Edge)

Soap & Continuing Drama


Coronation Street



Specialist Factual

Bros: After The Screaming Stops

Grayson Perry: Rites Of Passage

Suffragettes With Lucy Worsley

Superkids: Breaking Away From Care


2018 Six Nations: Scotland v England

2018 World Cup Quarter Final: England v Sweden

England’s Test Cricket – Cook’s Farwell

Winter Olympics