The 2020 BAFTA TV Awards went virtual on July 31! The ceremony, originally scheduled for May 17, was filmed in a closed and socially-distanced studio. Award recipients, meanwhile, accepted their prizes via prerecorded speeches or through Zoom calls.

2020 BAFTA TV Awards

Dating back to 1997, BAFTA has divided its film and TV awards shows into two separate nights. At the 2020 ceremony, hosted by Richard Ayaode, Idris Elba received the BAFTA Special Award for his TV work as well as his championing of industry diversity.

Series with worldwide followings—including The CrownChernobyl, FleabagKilling Eve, and The End of the F***ing World—and their stars were up for awards. Did Jodie Comer come away as winner of the BAFTA for Leading Actress? Did Josh O'Connor or Helena Bonham Carter take home Supporting role prizes for The Crown? Did miniseries Chernobyl dominate as it did at earlier awards shows?

See the full list of winners, included below.

2020 BAFTA TV Award Winners - The Full List

Leading Actress

Glenda Jackson, Elizabeth Is Missing - WINNER
Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
Samantha Morton, I Am Kirsty
Suranne Jones, Gentleman Jack 

Leading Actor

Callum Turner, The Capture
Jared Harris, Chernobyl - WINNER
Stephen Graham, The Virtues
Takehiro Hira, Giri/Haji  

Drama Series

The Crown
The End Of The F***Ing World - WINNER
Gentleman Jack

Scripted Comedy

Derry Girls
Stath Lets Flats - WINNER

Must-See Moment (Voted For By The Public)

Coronation Street, The Death Of Sinead Osborne
Fleabag, Confessional Scene
Game Of Thrones, Arya Kills The Night King
Gavin And Stacey, Nessa Proposes To Smithy - WINNER
Line Of Duty, John Corbett’s Death
Love Island, Michael Recouples After Casa Amor

Specialist Factual

8 Days: To The Moon And Back
Seven Worlds, One Planet
Thatcher: A Very British Revolution
Yorkshire Ripper Files: A Very British Crime Story - WINNER


A Confession
Chernobyl - WINNER
The Victim
The Virtues

Male Performance In A Comedy Programme

Guz Khan, Man Like Mobeen
Jamie Demetriou, Stath Lets Flats - WINNER
Ncuti Gatwa, Sex Education
Youssef Kerkour, Home


Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back
The Misadventures Of Romesh Ranganathan - WINNER
Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing

Female Performance In A Comedy Programme

Gbemisola Ikumelo, Famalam
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag
Sarah Kendall, Frayed
Sian Clifford, Fleabag - WINNER

Comedy Entertainment Programme

The Graham Norton Show
The Last Leg
The Ranganation
Taskmaster - WINNER

Supporting Actor

Joe Absolom, A Confession
Josh O’Connor, The Crown
Stellan Skarsgard, Chernobyl
Will Sharpe, Giri/Haji - WINNER

Reality & Constructed Factual

Celebrity Gogglebox
Harry’s Heroes: The Full English
Race Across The World - WINNER
Rupaul’s Drag Race Uk  

Supporting Actress

Helen Behan, The Virtues 
Helena Bonham Carter, The Crown 
Jasmine Jobson, Top Boy 
Naomi Ackie, The End Of The F***Ing World - WINNER

Entertainment Programme

The Greatest Dancer
The Rap Game UK
Strictly Come Dancing - WINNER
The Voice UK

Entertainment Performance

Frankie Boyle, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order
Graham Norton,  The Graham Norton Show
Lee Mack,  Would I Lie To You
Mo Gilligan, The Lateish Show With Mo Gilligan - WINNER

For 2020, The End of the F***ing World and Chernobyl were the big winners at the BAFTA TV Awards, taking home the Drama Series and Miniseries awards, respectively. Royal favourite The Crown came up empty in three categories, while Elisabeth Is Missing's Glenda Jackson took Leading Actress and, again, Chernobyl's Jared Harris took Leading Actor.