2016's BAFTA TV winners at a glance!

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Here’s What's on TV's no-frills guide who won what at the BAFTA TV Awards tonight

Leading Actor went to Mark Rylance for Wolf Hall

Leading Actress went to Suranne Jones for Doctor Foster

Supporting Actor went to Tom Courtenay for Unforgotten

Supporting Actress was won by Chanel Cresswell for This Is England ‘90

Entertainment Performance was picked up by Leigh Francis for Celebrity Juice

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme was awarded to Michaela Coel for Chewing Gum

The Male Performance in a Comedy Programme gong was given to Peter Kay for Peter Kay’s Car Share

The Single Drama category was awarded to BBC3’s Don’t Take My Baby

Mini-series winners were This Is England ‘90

The Drama Series accolade went to Wolf Hall

EastEnders walked away with the coveted Soap and Continuing Drama award

International accolade went to Transparent

Factual Series was presented to The Murder Detectives

Specialist Factual was won by Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners

My Son The Jihadi got the trophy for Single Documentary

Ever-popular The Great British Bake Off won the Features category

First Dates picked up Reality & Constructed Factual

Outbreak: The Truth About Ebola (This World) won Current Affairs

Channel 4 News: Paris Massacre was presented with the News Coverage award

The Ashes/Sky Sports were bowled over when they were crowed champions of Sport

Big Blue Live picked up the Live Event accolade

Entertainment Programme was presented to Strictly Come Dancing

Have I Got News For You picked up the Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme crown

The Scripted Comedy award went to Peter Kay’s Car Share

Poldark was presented with the Radio Times Audience Award, voted for by the public

Elaine Reilly
Writer for TV Times, What’s On TV, TV & Satellite Week and What To Watch

With twenty years of experience as an entertainment journalist, Elaine writes for What’s on TV, TV Times, TV & Satellite Week and www.whattowatch.com covering a variety of programs from gardening and wildlife to documentaries and drama.


As well as active involvement in the WTW family’s social media accounts, she has been known to get chatty on the red carpet and wander into the odd podcast. 

After a day of previewing TV, writing about TV and interviewing TV stars, Elaine likes nothing than to relax… by watching TV.