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BAFTA TV Awards Winners: ‘Chernobyl’ & ‘The Crown’ Among Those Battling It Out For Prizes

BAFTA TV Awards Winners: ‘Chernobyl’ & ‘The Crown’ Among Those Battling It Out For Prizes

BAFTA is today staging the industry’s biggest TV awards since the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe, with Submarine director Richard Ayoade hosting a 90-minute virtual ceremony from a studio, as winners stay at home.

The event, which is being broadcast on BBC One from 7Pm local time (11Am Pt), will feature guests including Normal People stars Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal handing out prizes, while red carpet arrivals were replaced by a pre-show on BAFTA’s social channels.

Sky/HBO drama Chernobyl is on course to dominate the night after scooping a record-equalling haul of 14 nominations, and winning seven prizes at the BAFTA TV Craft Awards earlier this month. Other big 2019 hits will feature, including Fleabag and The Crown, after the delay to the awards, which were originally meant to be staged on May 17.

Elsewhere, there are eight Bame nominees in the performance categories, which is an increase of

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