Killing Eve leads this year's BAFTA television nominations.

The drama, which stars Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer, has been nominated in 14 categories, including Best Actress nods for both stars. They will contend with Keeley Hawes (Bodyguard) and Ruth Wilson (Mrs Wilson).

The Hugh Grant-starring A Very English Scandal, about politician Jeremy Thorpe's downfall, followed with 12 nominations, with the actor shortlisted in the Best Actor category alongside Benedict Cumberbatch (Patrick Melrose), Chance Perdomo (Killed By My Debt) and Lucian Msamati (Kiri).

Bodguard earned 5 nominations

BBC thriller Bodyguard earned five nominations, but despite winning a Golden Globe for his performance in the series, lead actor Richard Madden is not nominated for Best Actor.

It is in the running for Best Drama Series alongside Killing Eve, Informer and Save Me.

Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway sees the hosting duo nominated for Best Entertainment Performance, despite Ant stepping down from presenting the show following his arrest for drink-driving.

The show is also in the running for Best Entertainment Programme, alongside Britain's Got Talent, Strictly Come Dancing and Michael McIntyre's Big Show.

The Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards take place in London on May 12. For a full list of nominees click here.

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