MODERN FAMILY Among Nominees For 2012 BAFTA TV Awards


The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced Tuesday, April 24 the nominations for its 2012 television awards. British miniseries "Appropriate Adult," which chronicles the real-life serial killer Fred West, leads the way with four nominations.

Other leading nominees  include Dame Maggie Smith for Supporting Actress for her work on "Downton Abbey" and "Modern Family" which earned a nomination in the International category.

The full list of nominations is as follows:

Leading Actor
Benedict Cumberbatch - Sherlock (BBC One)
Dominic West - Appropriate Adult (ITV)
John Simm - Exile (BBC One)
Joseph Gilgun - This is England '88 (Channel 4)

Leading Actress
Emily Watson - Appropriate Adult (ITV1)
Nadine Marshall - Random (Channel 4)
Romola Garai - The Crimson Petal and the White (BBC Two)
Vicky McClure - This is England '88 (Channel 4)

Supporting Actor
AnDrew Scott - Sherlock (BBC One)
Joseph Mawle - Birdsong (BBC One)
Martin Freeman - Sherlock (BBC One)
Stephen Rea - The Shadow Line (BBC Two)

Supporting Actress
Anna Chancellor - The Hour (BBC Two)
Maggie Smith - Downton Abbey (ITV1)
Miranda Hart - Call the Midwife (BBC One)
Monica Dolan - Appropriate Adult (ITV1)

Entertainment Performance
Alan Carr - Alan Carr Chatty Man (Channel 4)
Dara O' Briain - Mock The Week (BBC Two)
Graham Norton - The Graham Norton Show (BBC One)
Harry Hill - Harry Hill's TV Burp (ITV1)

Female Performance in a Comedy Program
Jennifer Saunders - Absolutely Fabulous (BBC One)
Olivia Colman - Twenty Twelve (BBC Four)
Ruth Jones - Stella (Sky One)
Tamsin Greig - Friday Night Dinner (Channel 4)

Male Performance in a Comedy Program
Brendan O'Carroll - Mrs Brown's Boys (BBC One)
Darren Boyd - Spy (Sky One)
Hugh Bonneville - Twenty Twelve (BBC Four)
Tom Hollander - Rev. (BBC Two)

Single Drama
Holy Flying Circus
Tony Roche, Owen Harris, Kate Norrish, Polly Leys
Hillbilly Television, TalkbackTHAMES/BBC Four
Page Eight
David Hare, Bill Nighy, David Heyman, David Barron
A Heyday Films, Runaway Fridge TV, Carnival Films production in association with NBC Universal for BBC/BBC Two
Polly Leys, Kate Norrish, Debbie Tucker Green, Nadine Marshall
Hillbilly Television/Channel 4
Sita Williams, Rebecca Hodgson, Stephen Butchard, Justin Chadwick
Open Door Films Ltd/BBC One

Mini Series
Appropriate Adult
Neil McKay, Lisa Gilchrist, Julian Jarrold, Jeff Pope
ITV Studios/ITV1
The Crimson Petal and the White
David M Thompson, Steve Lightfoot, Marc Munden, Lucinda Coxon
Origin Pictures, Cité Amérique/BBC Two
This is England '88
Shane Meadows, Jack Thorne, Mark Herbert, Rebekah Wray-Rogers
Warp Films/Channel 4
Top Boy
Charles Steel, Alasdair Flind, Ronan Bennett, Yann Demange
Cowboy Films/Channel 4

Drama Series
The Fades; Susan Hogg, Caroline Skinner, Jack Thorne, Farren Blackburn
BBC Productions/BBC Three
Misfits; Petra Fried, Howard Overman, Murray Ferguson, Matt Strevens
Clerkenwell Films/E4
Scott and Bailey; Production Team Red Production Company/ITV1
Spooks; Production Team Kudos Film & Television/BBC One

Soap & Continuing Drama
Coronation Street; Production Team ITV Studios/ITV1
EastEnders; Production Team BBC Productions/BBC One
Holby City; Production Team BBC Productions/BBC One
Shameless; Paul Abbott, George Faber, David Threlfall, Lawrence Till Company Pictures/Channel 4

Borgen; Adam Price, Jeppe Gjervig Gram, Tobias Lindholm, Camilla Hammerich DR/BBC Four
The Killing II; Soren Sveistrup, Piv Bernth, Kristoffer Nyholm, Sofie Grabol DR, ZDF Enterprises/BBC Four
Modern Family; Steve Levitan, Christopher Lloyd 20th Century Fox/Sky One
The Slap; Tony Ayres, Helen Bowden, Michael McMahon Matchbox Pictures/BBC Four

Factual Series
The Choir: Military Wives; Lucy Hillman, Stephen Finnigan, Gareth Malone, Tim Carter Twenty Twenty Television/BBC Two
Educating Essex; David Clews, Andrew Mackenzie-Betty, Beejal-Maya Patel, Grace Reynolds Two Four Productions/Channel 4
Our War; Colin Barr, Bruce Goodison, John Douglas, Stuart Bernard BBC Productions/BBC Three
Protecting Our Children: Damned If We Do Damned If We Don't; Sacha Mirzeoff, Emma Burman, Petra Graf, Anna McGill BBC Bristol Factual/BBC Two