BAFTA TV Awards 2013 nominations announced

Tuesday 9th April 2013, 10:08am

BAFTA Award.The nominations for the British Academy Television Awards 2013 - aka the BAFTAs - have been announced.

Notably digital channel BBC Three receives a nomination in the form of political prank show The Revolution Will Be Televised, whilst fellow digital channel E4 is nominated for sketch show Cardinal Burns.

Meanwhile the relatively obscure Sky Atlantic has performed particularly well in the nominations, with programme and acting nods for both Hunderby and Alan Partridge.

Olympics linked Twenty Twelve has picked up multiple nominations, and the final series of The Thick Of It is in the running in the sitcom category.

Below are the comedy-related categories in full.

Comedy Programme

Mr Stink. Image shows from L to R: Mr Stink (Hugh Bonneville), Chloe (Nell Tiger Free). Copyright: BBC / DEW Productions.Mr Stink

The Revolution Will Be Televised

Alan Partridge: Welcome To The Places Of My Life

Cardinal Burns

Situation Comedy

Episodes. Image shows from L to R: Beverly Lincoln (Tamsin Greig), Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc), Sean Lincoln (Stephen Mangan). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC.Episodes

The Thick Of It


Twenty Twelve

Entertainment Programme

The Graham Norton Show. Graham Norton. Copyright: So Television.The Graham Norton Show

A League Of Their Own

Have I Got News For You

Dynamo Magician Impossible

Entertainment Performance

The Sarah Millican Television Programme. Sarah Millican. Copyright: So Television / Chopsy Productions.Sarah Millican (for The Sarah Millican Television Programme)

Graham Norton (for The Graham Norton Show)

Ant & Dec (for I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!)

Alan Carr (for Alan Carr: Chatty Man)

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme

Hunderby. Dorothy (Julia Davis). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.Julia Davis (for Hunderby)

Jessica Hynes (for Twenty Twelve)

Olivia Colman (for Twenty Twelve)

Miranda Hart (for Miranda)

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme

Alan Partridge: Welcome To The Places Of My Life. Alan Partridge (Steve Coogan). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.Steve Coogan (for Alan Partridge: Welcome To The Places Of My Life)

Hugh Bonneville (for Twenty Twelve)

Peter Capaldi (for The Thick Of It)

Greg Davies (for Cuckoo)

Last Tango In Halifax. Image shows from L to R: Celia (Anne Reid), Alan (Derek Jacobi). Copyright: Red Production Company.

Hit new BBC comedy drama Last Tango In Halifax has also received multiple nominations. It appears in the drama category, whilst stars Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid are nominated in the main acting categories, and Sarah Lancashire is up for best supporting actress.

Elsewhere, Nina Conti - A Ventriloquist's Story: Her Master's Voice is nominated in the best single documentary category, and Shameless is nominated for the soap and continuing drama award.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony held at the Royal Festival Hall on London's South Bank on Sunday 12th May. The awards, which will be broadcast on BBC One, will once again be hosted by Graham Norton.

For a full list of nominations in all categories see

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