“Chernobyl” Wins Big at the Virtual 2020 BAFTA TV Awards

Stellan Skarsgård and Jared Harris in "Chernobyl"

The BAFTA TV Awards are the latest award ceremony to go virtual this year, and the list of winners is pretty impressive. Chernobyl won the award for the best mini-series, while The End of the F***ing World walked away with a trophy for the best drama series.

The 2020 British Academy Television Awards took place on July 31st, with Richard Ayoade hosting the ceremony from a studio in London. Several presenters tuned in from their homes, while Naomi Ackie even delivered her acceptance speech for the best–supporting actress in The End of the F***ing World live on air.

The list of major winners also included Jared Harris (best actor for Chernobyl), Glenda Jackson (best lead actress for Elizabeth Is Missing), and Will Sharpe (best supporting actor for Giri/Haji). Idris Elba picked up a Special Award for his contributions creating opportunities in the industry.

Full List of 2020 BAFTA TV Awards Winners:

Drama Series

The End of the F***ing World



Scripted Comedy

Stath Lets Flets

Best Single Drama

The Left Behind

Best Soap and Continuing Drama


Best International Programme

When They See Us

Leading Actor

Jared Harris for Chernobyl

Leading Actress

Glenda Jackson for Elizabeth Is Missing

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme

Jamie Demetriou for Stath Lets Flats

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme

Sian Clifford for Fleabag

Supporting Actor

Will Sharpe for Giri/Haji

Supporting Actress

Naomi Ackie for The End of the F***ing World

Reality and Constructed Factual

Race Across the World

Entertainment Programme

Strictly Come Dancing

Entertainment Performance

Mo Gilligan for The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan

Comedy Entertainment Programme


Must-See Moment

Gavin and Stacey, Nessa Proposes to Smithy


The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan

Specialist Factual

Yorkshire Ripper Files: A Very British Crime Story

Bafta Special Award

Idris Elba