BAFTA TV nominations: BBC dramas This Is Going To Hurt and The Responder top the list with six nominations each
- BBC has received the most nominations of any broadcaster with 47 nominations in total, Channel 4 received 21 and ITV garnered 15.
- Comedians Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan have been confirmed to host the May 14 ceremony.
The nominations for this year’s BAFTA TV Awards and BAFTA Television Craft Awards were announced ahead of the May 14 ceremony.
BBC dramas This Is Going to Hurt and The Responder have each received six nominations, topping the list of nominees.
The Crown received five nominations for its most recent series, which aired last fall.
Apple TV+ hits Bad Sisters and Slow Horses, as well as Emily Blunt’s The English, also received five nominations each. Slow Horses star Gary Oldman also received his first BAFTA TV nomination.
Six nominations: The nominations for this year’s BAFTA TV Awards were announced ahead of the May 14 ceremony with BBC drama This Is Going To Hurt topping the shortlist.
BBC has received the most nominations of any broadcaster with 47 nominations in total, Channel 4 received 21 and ITV garnered 15.
Comedians Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan have been confirmed to host the BAFTA Television Awards with P&O Cruises.
A total of 128 shows received nominations from a record number of entries at Television and Craft.
Jane Millichip, CEO of BAFTA, said: ‘Many congratulations to all of our nominees. Today, a record number of entries in television and craft resulted in 128 nominations, demonstrating fantastic strength and depth in programming and talent in 2022.”
Sara Putt, BAFTA Vice President and Chair of the BAFTA Television Committee, added: “Our awards encourage the public to talk about great television and the artistry and creativity that goes into creating the most talked about television of 2022.”
“The production companies gave us authentic, topical stories that resonated with British audiences, from impactful unscripted shows to heavily female-led narratives. I am delighted to see that the interventions we implemented to improve female representation in the directing and acting categories in entertainment have had positive results.”
‘These nominations reflect some of those changes that we are seeing today and will continue to see in the future. The BAFTA Elevate and BAFTA Breakthrough talent schemes have also supported a number of first-time nominees in all categories, so if you haven’t seen some of these nominated shows, check them out.’