The annual celebration of the small screen hosted by Britain’s Academy of Film and Television Arts was held and streaming giant Netflix was in line to win big. Its tv shows got a total of 6 nominations with The Crown and Black Mirror both being nominated for three each. But it was not Netflix’s night after all. It was able to grab only one BAFTA for The Crown’s Vanessa Kirby, who won best supporting actress.
There was a lot of negative buzz against BBC, In fact, there were strong rumors that BBC will be slaughtered by Netflix but that didn’t happen and the corporation won big. One of the best historical Drama Peaky Blinders took home the awards for Best Drama, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Comedy, Best Current Affairs and Best Mini-Series. Hulu is something to be proud of too, It won Best International Series for The Handmaid’s Tale.