2012 British Academy Television Awards nominations

Leading Actor
Benedict Cumberbatch – Sherlock (BBC One)
Joseph Gilgun – This Is England ’88 (Channel 4)
John Simm – Exile (BBC One)
Dominic West – Appropriate Adult (ITV)

Leading Actress
Romola Garai – The Crimson Petal and the White (BBC Two)
Nadine Marshall – Random (Channel 4)
Vicky McClure – This Is England ’88 (Channel 4)
Emily Watson – Appropriate Adult (ITV)

Supporting Actor
Martin Freeman – Sherlock (BBC One)
Joseph Mawle – Birdsong (BBC One)
Stephen Rea – The Shadow Line (BBC Two)
Andrew Scott – Sherlock (BBC One)

Supporting Actress
Anna Chancellor – The Hour (BBC Two)
Monica Dolan – Appropriate Adult (ITV)
Miranda Hart – Call the Midwife (BBC One)
Maggie Smith – Downton Abbey (ITV)

Entertainment Performance
Alan Carr – Alan Carr: Chatty Man (Channel 4)
Harry Hill – Harry Hill’s TV Burp (ITV)
Graham Norton – The Graham Norton Show (BBC One)
Dara Ó Briain – Mock the Week (BBC Two)

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme
Olivia Colman – Twenty Twelve (BBC Four)
Tamsin Greig – Friday Night Dinner (Channel 4)
Ruth Jones – Stella (Sky One)
Jennifer Saunders – Absolutely Fabulous (BBC One)

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme
Hugh Bonneville – Twenty Twelve (BBC Four)
Darren Boyd – Spy (Sky One)
Tom Hollander – Rev. (BBC Two)
Brendan O’Carroll – Mrs. Brown’s Boys (BBC One)

Single Drama
Holy Flying Circus (BBC Four)
Page Eight (BBC Two)
Random (Channel 4)
(BBC One)

Mini Series
Appropriate Adult (ITV)
The Crimson Petal and the White (BBC Two)
This Is England ’88 (Channel 4)
Top Boy (Channel 4)

Drama Series
The Fades (BBC Three)
Misfits (E4)
Scott and Bailey (ITV)
Spooks (MI-5) (BBC)

Soap and Continuing Drama
Coronation Street (ITV)
EastEnders (BBC One)
Holby City (BBC One)
Shameless (Channel 4)

Borgen (BBC Four)
The Killing (BBC Four)
Modern Family (Sky One)
The Slap (BBC Four)

Factual Series
The Choir: Military Wives (BBC Two)
Educating Essex (Channel 4)
Our War (BBC Three)
Protecting Our Children: Damned If We Do, Damned If We Don’t
(BBC Two)

Specialist Factual
British Masters (BBC Four)
Frozen Planet (BBC One)
Mummifying Alan: Egypt’s Last Secret (Channel 4)
Wonders of the Universe
(BBC Two)

Single Documentary
9/11: The Day That Changed the World (ITV)
Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die (BBC Two)
The Fight of Their Lives
We Need To Talk About Dad (Channel 4)

DIY SOS: The Big Build (BBC One)
The Great British Bake Off (BBC Two)
Hairy Bikers’ Meals on Wheels
(BBC Two)
Timothy Spall: Back at Sea (BBC Four)

Reality and Constructed Factual
An Idiot Abroad (Sky One)
Don’t Tell the Bride (BBC Three)
Made in Chelsea (E4)
Young Apprentice (BBC One)

Current Affairs
Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark (Al Jazeera English)
Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields (Channel 4)
The Truth About Adoption (BBC One)
Undercover Care: The Abuse Exposed (BBC One)

News Coverage
BBC News at Ten: Siege of Homs (BBC One)
Channel 4 News: Japan Earthquake (Channel 4)
ITV News at Ten: Battle of Misrata
Sky News: Libya Rebel Convoy – Live (Sky News)

Sport and Live Event
Frankenstein’s Wedding: Live in Leeds (BBC Three)
The Royal Wedding (BBC One)
2011 Rugby World Cup Final
2011 Tour de France (ITV4)

New Media
Autumnwatch (BBC Online)
The Bank Job (Channel4.com)
Misfits (E4.com)
Psychoville (BBC Online)

Entertainment Programme
Celebrity Juice (ITV2)
Derren Brown: The Experiments (Channel 4)
Harry Hill’s TV Burp
Michael McIntyre’s Christmas Comedy Roadshow (BBC One)

Comedy Programme
Charlie Brooker’s 2011 Wipe (BBC Four)
Comic Strip: The Hunt for Tony Blair (Channel 4)
Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle (BBC Two)
The Cricklewood Greats
(BBC Four)

Situation Comedy
Fresh Meat (Channel 4)
Friday Night Dinner (Channel 4)
Mrs. Brown’s Boys (BBC One)
(BBC Two)

YouTube Audience Award
Celebrity Juice (ITV2)
Educating Essex (Channel 4)
Fresh Meat (Channel 4)
Frozen Planet (BBC One)
Sherlock (BBC One)
The Great British Bake Off (BBC Two)

Rolf Harris

Special Award
Steven Moffat

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