2017 BAFTA TV Awards: full list of winners

Written by TVSA Team from the blog Awards on 15 May 2017
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Happy Valley won Leading Actress and Drama Series

The 2017 BAFTA TV Awards were held on Sunday night and the surprise winner on the night was Happy Valley, which aired in South Africa on BBC First last year.

One of the more popular winners was David Attenborough's Planet Earth II, which took home the Specialist Factual prize as well as Virgin TV's Must See Moment, which was the Snakes vs Iguana Chase in the very first episode.

This is the full list of nominees, with winners in red:

Leading Actor

Adeel Akhtar – Murdered by My Father
Babou Ceesay – Damilola, Our Loved Boy
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses
Robbie Coltrane – National Treasure

Leading Actress

Claire Foy – The Crown
Jodie Comer – Thirteen
Nikki Amuka-Bird – NW
Sarah Lancashire – Happy Valley

Supporting Actor

Daniel Mays – Line of Duty
Jared Harris – The Crown
John Lithgow – The Crown
Tom Hollander – The Night Manager

Supporting Actress

Nicola Walker – Last Tango in Halifax
Siobhan Finneran – Happy Valley
Vanessa Kirby – The Crown
Wunmi Mosaku – Damilola, Our Loved Boy

Drama Series

The Crown
The Durrells
Happy Valley
War & Peace

Comedy & Comedy Entertainment Programme

Charlie Brooker's 2016 Wipe
Cunk on Shakespeare
The Last Leg

Entertainment Performance

Adam Hills – The Last Leg
Claudia Winkleman – Strictly Come Dancing
Graham Norton – The Graham Norton Show
Michael McIntyre – Michael McIntyre's Big Show

Entertainment Programme

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
Britain's Got Talent
Michael McIntyre's Big Show
Strictly Come Dancing

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme

Asim Chaudhry – People Just Do Nothing
David Mitchell – Upstart Crow
Harry Enfield – The Windsors
Steve Coogan – Alan Partridge's Scissored Isle

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme

Diane Morgan – Cunk on Shakespeare
Lesley Manville – Mum
Olivia Colman – Fleabag
Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Fleabag

Reality & Constructed Factual

First Dates
Muslims Like Us
The Real Marigold Hotel
The Secret Life of 5 Year Olds

Scripted Comedy

People Just Do Nothing


The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs
The Great British Bake Off
Travel Man: 48 Hours In…
Who Do You Think You Are?

Current Affairs

Inside Obama's White House
Teenage Prison Abuse Exposed
Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks
Unarmed Black Male

Factual Series

24 Hours in Police Custody Kids on the Edge
Exodus: Our Journey to Europe
Kids on the Edge
The Prosecutors: Real Crime and Punishment


The Night Of
The People v OJ Simpson
Stranger Things

Live Event

The Centenary of the Battle of the Somme: Thiepval
Shakespeare Live! From the RSC
Stand Up to Cancer
The Queen's 90th Birthday Celebration


The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses
National Treasure
The Secret
The Witness for the Prosecution

News Coverage

Channel 4 News: Brexit – Day One
BBC North West Tonight: Hillsborough Inquests
Sky News Tonight – Aleppo: Death of a City
Victoria Derbyshire

Single Documentary

Behind Closed Doors
How to Die: Simon's Choice

Single Drama

Aberfan: The Green Hollow
Damilola, Our Loved Boy
Murdered By My Father

Soap & Continuing Drama


Specialist Factual

Alan Bennett's Diaries
Attenborough's Life That Glows
Grayson Perry: All Man
Planet Earth II


The Open
Rio 2016 Olympics
Rio 2016 Paralympics
Six Nations – England v Wales

Virgin TV's Must See Moment

Game of Thrones: Battle of the Bastards
The Late Late Show with James Corden: Carpool Karaoke with Michelle Obama
Line of Duty: Urgent Exit Required
Planet Earth II: Snakes vs Iguana Chase
Strictly Come Dancing: Ed Balls' Gangnam Style
Who Do You Think You Are?: Danny Dyer's Origins


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