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Who came, who won: complete list of winners of BAFTA Television Awards 2016

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 9 May 2016, 19:01 IST

In case you were off somewhere doing better things, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts 2016 took place early this morning. British television may lose the popularity polls to its silver-screen counterpart, but that doesn't mean the award show didn't have the usual glitz and glamour.

The ceremony was hosted by Graham Norton, who for the record, lost to Leigh Francis' Celebrity Juice in the 'Entertainment Performance' category. Wolf Hall, The Great British Bake Off, Peter Kay's Car Share were the big winners of the night.

Hollywood and British silver screen superstars attended the gala event with Idris Elba, Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Tom Hiddleston, and Josh Hartnett leading the pack and adding considerably to the eye-candy quotient.

Winners of BAFTA TV 2016:

Leading actor: Mark Rylance - Wolf Hall (BBC2)

Leading actress: Suranne Jones - Doctor Foster (BBC1)

Drama series: Wolf Hall (BBC2) (WINNER)

Entertainment program: Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1)

Female Performance in a Comedy Program: Michaela Coel - Chewing Gum (Channel 4)

International: Transparent (Amazon Prime)

Male performance in a comedy program: Peter Kay - Peter Kay's Car Share (BBC iPlayer)

Single drama: Don't Take My Baby (BBC3)

Radio Times audience award (voted for by members of the public): Poldark

Supporting actor: Tom Courtenay - Unforgotten (ITV)

Reality and constructed factual: First Dates (Channel 4)

Supporting actress: Chanel Cresswell - This is England '90 (Channel 4)

Comedy and comedy entertainment program: Have I Got News for You (BBC1)

Specialist factual: Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners (BBC2)

Soap and continuing drama: EastEnders (BBC1)

Features: The Great British Bake Off (BBC1)

Scripted comedy: Peter Kay's Car Share (BBC iPlayer)

Entertainment performance: Leigh Francis - Celebrity Juice (ITV2)

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Edited by Aishwarya Yerra

First published: 9 May 2016, 19:01 IST
 
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