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BAFTA TV Awards 2020 - Winners

Chernobyl, The End of the F***ing World and Stath Lets Flats lead the winners at this year's Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards.

This year's Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards were postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic and took place tonight (Friday 31st July) in a ceremony "behind closed doors" at Television Centre in West London and broadcast as live on BBC One.

This year's awards were hosted by first-time host Richard Ayoade, himself a previous BAFTA Award winner for his work in The IT Crowd.

In attendance to present the many awards were Adrian Lester​, ​Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal, ​Greg Davies, Himesh Patel, Jessica Hynes, Joe Cole, Nina Sosanya, Sope Dirisu ​and Stacey Dooley.

And Richard Ayoade was joined virtually by some of biggest names in television including ​Billy Porter, Chris O’Dowd, ​David Tennant, ​Jeff Goldblum​, ​Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Michael Sheen and Ruth Madeley, ​who also presented awards via a video link.

The 2020 BAFTA TV winners in full are...

Drama Series

The End of the F***ing World, Channel 4/Netflix

Leading Actor

Jared Harris, Chernobyl, Sky Atlantic

Leading Actress

Glenda Jackson, Elizabeth is Missing, BBC One

Supporting Actor

Will Sharpe, Giri/Haji, BBC Two

Supporting Actress

Naomi Ackie, The End of the F***ing World, Channel 4


Chernobyl, Sky Atlantic

Single Drama

The Left Behind, BBC Three

Soap & Continuing Drama

Emmerdale, ITV


When They See Us, Netflix

Scripted Comedy

Stath Lets Flats, Channel 4

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme

Sian Clifford, Fleabag, BBC Three

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme

Jamie Demetriou, Stath Lets Flats, Channel 4

Entertainment Performance

Mo Gilligan, The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan, Channel 4

Comedy Entertainment Programme

Taskmaster, Dave

Entertainment Programme

Strictly Come Dancing, BBC One

Reality & Constructed Factual

Race Across the World, BBC Two

Short Form Programme

Brain in Gear, BBC iPlayer

Current Affairs

Undercover: Inside China's Digital Gulag (Exposure), ITV

Factual Series

Leaving Neverland, Channel 4


The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan, BBC Two

Live Event

Blue Planet Live, BBC One

News Coverage

Hong Kong Protests, Sky News

Single Documentary

The Last Survivors, BBC Two

Specialist Factual

Yorkshire Ripper Files: A Very British Crime Story, BBC Four


2019 Rugby World Cup Final: England V South Africa, ITV

Virgin Media Must-See Moment

Nessa proposes to Smithy, Gavin & Stacey

BAFTA Special Award

Idris Elba OBE

The 2020 Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards are available on BBC iPlayer

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