BAFTA TV 2019: 'Killing Eve' & 'A Very English Scandal' Lead Nominations
The series returns this April on both BBC America and AMC.
Benedict Cumberbatch's Patrick Melrose earned six nods. Tied with five nominations are Richard Madden's and Keeley Hawes' Bodyguard and The Little Drummer Girl, which featured Florence Pugh, Michael Shannon and Alexander Skarsgård.
The nominees for Best Drama are Bodyguard, Informer, Killing Eve and Save Me.
With bravado and biting wit, Benedict Cumberbatch brings to harrowing life the tormented and sophisticated hero.
Shortlisted for Best Comedy are Derry Girls, Mum, Sally4Ever and Stath Lets Flats.
Up for Best Miniseries are A Very English Scandal, Kiri, Mrs. Wilson and Patrick Melrose.
The tension rarely eases up in one of BBC One's biggest hits in years.
Competing in the Best Lead Actor category are Cumberbatch, Grant, Killed by My Debt star Chance Perdomo and Kiri actor Lucian Msamati.
The nominees for Best Lead Actress are Comer, Oh, Hawes and Mrs. Wilson star Ruth Wilson.
Winners are to be announced a ceremony on May 12.
By Karen Butler
Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.