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'Chernobyl' rules 2020 BAFTA TV nominations

05 Jun 2020, 00:27 GMT+10

New Delhi [India], June 4 (ANI): HBO and Sky's nuclear drama 'Chernobyl' takes a huge step towards the 2020 Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards with sweeping 14 nominations.

The 2019 released historical drama revolves around the Chernobyl nuclear disaster of April 1986. The explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was one of the world's worst man-made catastrophes.

Meanwhile, Netflix show 'The Crown' has seven BAFTA TV nods in the kitty, while Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Amazon hit 'Fleabag' and Netflix thriller 'Giri/Haji' has received six nominations each.

Other nominations include BBC and HBO's Philip Pullman adaptation 'His Dark Materials' and Channel 4's Shane Meadows and Jack Thorne scripted 'The Virtues' with five nods apiece.

Netflix hits 'Sex Education' and 'Top Boy' along with BBC thriller 'Killing Eve' scored four nominations.

Here is the complete list of auteurs, who have been nominated for the forthcoming BAFTA TV Awards-- Leading actor (Female)Jodie Comer, Killing EveGlenda Jackson, Elizabeth is MissingSuranne Jones, Gentleman JackSamantha Morton, I Am Kirsty-- Leading actor (Male)Stephen Graham, The VirtuesJared Harris, ChernobylTakehiro Hira, Giri/HajiCallum Turner, The Capture-- Supporting actor (Female)Naomi Ackie, The End of the Fing WorldHelen Behan, The VirtuesHelena Bonham Carter, The CrownJasmine Jobson, Top Boy-- Supporting actor (Male)Joe Absolom, A ConfessionJosh O'Connor, The CrownWill Sharpe, Giri/HajiStellan Skarsgard, Chernobyl-- Entertainment performanceFrankie Boyle, Frankie Boyle's New World OrderMo Gilligan, The Lateish Show with Mo GilliganLee Mack, Would I Lie to YouGraham Norton, The Graham Norton Show-- Male Performance in a comedy programmeJamie Demetriou, Stath Lets Flats - Channel 4Ncuti Gatwa, Sex Education - NetflixYoussef Kerkour, Home - Channel 4Guz Khan, Man Like Mobeen - BBC Three-- Female performance in a comedy programmeSian Clifford, FleabagGbemisola Ikumelo, FamalamSarah Kendall, FrayedPhoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag-- Drama seriesThe CrownThe End Of The FIng WorldGentleman JackGiri/Haji-- Single dramaBrexit: The Uncivil WarElizabeth Is MissingThe Left BehindResponsible Child-- Mini-seriesA ConfessionChernobylThe VictimThe Virtues-- Soap and continuing dramaCasualtyCoronation StreetEmmerdaleHolby City-- InternationalEuphoriaSuccessionUnbelievableWhen They See Us-- Entertainment programmeThe Greatest DancerThe Rap Game UKStrictly Come DancingThe Voice UK-- Comedy entertainment programmeThe Graham Norton ShowThe Last LegThe RanganationTaskmaster-- Scripted comedyCatastropheDerry GirlsFleabagStath Lets Flats-- FeaturesJoe Lycett's Got Your BackThe Misadventures Of Romesh RanganathanMortimerWhitehouse: Gone FishingSnackmasters-- Must-see momentCoronation Street, the death of Sinead OsborneFleabag, Confessional sceneGame of Thrones, Arya kills the Night KingGavin and Stacey, Nessa proposes to SmithyLine of Duty, John Corbett's deathLove Island, Michael recouples after Casa Amor-- Current affairsGrowing up Poor: Britain's Breadline Kids (Dispatches)The Hunt for Jihadi JohnIs Labour Anti-Semitic? (Panorama)Undercover: Inside China's Digital Gulag (Exposure)-- Single documentaryThe AbusedDavid Harewood: Psychosis And MeThe Family SecretThe Last Survivors-- Factual seriesCrime and PunishmentDon't FK With Cats: Hunting An Internet KillerLeaving NeverlandOur Dementia Choir With Vicky McClure-- Reality and constructed factualCelebrity GoggleboxHarry's Heroes: The Full EnglishRace Across The WorldRuPaul's Drag Race UK-- Specialist factual8 Days: To The Moon And BackSeven Worlds, One PlanetThatcher: A Very British RevolutionYorkshire Ripper Files: A Very British Crime Story-- News coverageHong Kong ProtestsITV News At Ten: Election ResultsPrince AndrewThe Epstein Scandal (Newsnight)Victoria Derbyshire: Men Who Lost Loved Ones To Knife Crime-- Sport2019 Rugby World Cup Final: England v South AfricaICC Cricket World Cup FinalFifa Women's World Cup 2019 Semi-Final: England v USAWimbledon 2019 Men's Final-- Live eventBlue Planet LiveElection 2019 Live: The ResultsGlastonbury 2019Operation Live-- Short-form programmeAnywhere But WestminsterBrain In GearSoon Gone: A Windrush ChronicleToni_With_An_I (Born Digital: First Cuts)Winners of the 2020 British Academy Television Craft Awards will be revealed on July 17, and the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards on July 31. (ANI)

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