63rd British Academy Television Awards
Date14 May 2017
SiteRoyal Festival Hall
Hosted bySue Perkins
Highlights
Best Comedy SeriesCharlie Brooker's 2016 Wipe
Best DramaHappy Valley
Best ActorAdeel Akhtar
Murdered by My Father
Best ActressSarah Lancashire
Happy Valley
Best Comedy Performance
Most awardsDamilola, Our Loved Boy / Happy Valley (2)
Most nominationsThe Crown (5)
Television coverage
ChannelBBC One
Duration2 hours

The 2017 British Academy Television Awards were held on 14 May 2017 at the Royal Festival Hall in London. They were hosted by Sue Perkins.

The nominations were announced on 11 April, with The Crown nominated for five awards. The BAFTA Fellowship was awarded to Joanna Lumley.[1][2]

The 2017 British Academy Television Craft Awards were held on 23 April 2017.[3][4]

Winners and nominees

Sarah Lancashire, Best Actress winner
Sarah Lancashire, Best Actress winner
Tom Hollander, Best Supporting Actor winner
Tom Hollander, Best Supporting Actor winner
Wunmi Mosaku, Best Supporting Actress winner
Wunmi Mosaku, Best Supporting Actress winner
Steve Coogan, Best Male Comedy Performance winner
Steve Coogan, Best Male Comedy Performance winner
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Best Female Comedy Performance winner
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Best Female Comedy Performance winner
Michael McIntyre, Best Entertainment Performance winner
Michael McIntyre, Best Entertainment Performance winner
Joanna Lumley, BAFTA Fellowship Award winner
Joanna Lumley, BAFTA Fellowship Award winner
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Male Comedy Performance Best Female Comedy Performance
Best Entertainment Performance Best Single Drama
Best Mini-Series Best Drama Series
Best Soap and Continuing Drama Best International Programme
Best Factual Series or Strand Huw Wheldon Award for Specialist Factual
  • Exodus: Our Journey to Europe (BBC Two)
  • Planet Earth II (BBC One)
    • Alan Bennett’s Diaries (BBC Two)
    • Attenborough’s Life That Glows (BBC Two)
    • Grayson Perry’s All Man (Channel 4)
Flaherty Award for Single Documentary Best Feature
  • Hillsborough (BBC Two)
    • Behind Closed Doors (BBC One)
    • How to Die: Simon’s Choice (BBC Two)
    • HyperNormalisation (BBC iPlayer)
Best Reality and Constructed Factual Best Current Affairs
  • Teenage Prison Abuse Exposed – Panorama (BBC One)
    • Inside Obama’s White House (BBC Two)
    • Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks – This World (BBC Two)
    • Unarmed Black Male – This World (BBC Two)
Best News Coverage Best Sport
  • Victoria Derbyshire: Footballer's Abuse (BBC Two)
    • BBC North West Tonight: Hillsborough Inquests (BBC One)
    • Channel 4 News: Brexit Day One (Channel 4)
    • Sky News Tonight – Aleppo: Death of a City (Sky News)
Best Live Event Best Entertainment Programme
  • The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration (ITV)
    • The Centenary of the Battle of the Somme: Thiepval (BBC One)
    • Shakespeare Live! From the RSC (BBC Two)
    • Stand up to Cancer (Channel 4)
Best Scripted Comedy Best Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme
Virgin’s Must-See Moments

Programmes with multiple nominations

Programmes that received multiple nominations
Nominations Programme
5 The Crown
3 Damilola, Our Loved Boy
Fleabag
Happy Valley
Strictly Come Dancing
2 Cunk on Shakespeare
Line of Duty
Michael McIntyre's Big Show
Murdered by My Father
National Treasure
NW
People Just Do Nothing
Planet Earth II
The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses
The Last Leg
Who Do You Think You Are?
Networks that received multiple nominations
Nominations Network
30 BBC One
24 BBC Two
17 Channel 4
8 BBC Three
7 ITV
6 Netflix
4 Sky Atlantic
2 HBO

In Memoriam

References

  1. ^ "Bafta TV awards 2017: full list of winners". Guardian. 14 May 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Bafta Television Awards 2017: the 5 best moments". Telegraph. 14 May 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Television Craft Awards in 2017: Nominations Announced". www.bafta.org. 28 March 2017. Retrieved 23 December 2021.
  4. ^ "British Academy Television Craft Awards in 2017 programme by BAFTA - Issuu". issuu.com. Retrieved 23 December 2021.