True Blood Nominated for BAFTA Award

May 10, 2010 by  

Alan Ball‘s highly successful HBO TV vampire series True Blood is being recognized by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) which has nominated the show in the International Television category. The Awards ceremony will be held on Sunday , June 6, 2010.

Here is the official list of nominees for the Philips British Academy Television Awards in the International Television:

Family Guy
Seth Macfarlane
BBC Three/Twentieth Century Fox

Mad Men
Matthew Weiner, Scott Hornbacher
BBC Four/Lionsgate

Nurse Jackie
Liz Brixius, Evan Dunsky, Linda Wallem
BBC Two/Lionsgate

True Blood
Alan Ball, Brian Buckner
FX/HBO

BAFTA is the leading independent charity supporting, developing and promoting the art forms of the moving image – from Film and Television to Video Games and Interactive Media.

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image, by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public.

With an expert industry membership of nearly 6500 individuals, globally, we focus attention on the highest achievements of films, video games and television programmes shown in the UK each year in order to motivate and inspire those who make them, and to educate and develop the taste of those who watch them.

Congratulations to True Blood for the nomination!

SOURCE:  bafta.org

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  • Nia

    Yes Lizzie!!
    Congratulations to True Blood, it is by far the best show on TV.
    Its about time for Mad Men to take a fall. Long, long over due.

    Best of luck Alan Ball, HBO, and True Blood!!!!

    Thanks AdoreBill!!
    As always, for the Team!

  • lizzie

    Go True Blood! You are in with a chance and hopefully Mad Men is not as popular in the UK as it is in the US!

    Go True Blood!