Glee Nominated for a BAFTA Award

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced its slate of television nominees for the 2011 awards ceremony. The categories are almost wholly British shows, but the awards do have an International category.

This year, “Mad Men,” “Glee” and “Boardwalk Empire” from the United States are represented, alongside “The Killing” – but not the U.S. version, the original program from Denmark. “Mad Men” has won this BAFTA award the past two years, but will “Boardwalk Empire” usurp the AMC drama, as it did at the Golden Globes this year?

The 2011 BAFTAs take place Sunday, May 22. We wonder who the U.S. shows will send as representatives for the awards? Last year, “Glee’sJane Lynch and her partner Dr. Laura Embry were in attendance.
Boardwalk Empire
Martin Scorsese, Terence Winter, Tim Van Patten, Howard Korder
SKY Atlantic/HBO

Ian Brennan, Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk
E4/Twentieth Century Fox

The Killing
Soren Sveistrup, Piv Bernth, Birger Larsen, Sophie Grabol
BBC Four/DR/ZDF Enterprises

Mad Men
Matthew Weiner, Scott Hornbacher, Jennifer Getzinger
BBC Four/Lionsgate Television

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