2012 BAFTA TV nominees: 'Downton Abbey's' Maggie Smith, 'Modern Family' and more

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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 notable nominations include Dame Maggie Smith up for Supporting Actress for her work on "Downton Abbey" - it's the only nomination "Downton" received, after earning two nominations the previous year. "Modern Family" also earned a nomination in the International category.

The full list of nominations:


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 Programme
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 Programme
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
Random
Polly Leys, Kate Norrish, Debbie Tucker Green, Nadine Marshall
Hillbilly Television/Channel 4
Stolen
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


International
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


Specialist Factual
British Masters
; James Fox, Jonty Claypole, Matt Hill, Richard Wilkinson BBC Vision Productions/BBC Four
Frozen Planet; Vanessa Berlowitz, Alastair Fothergill, Mark Linfield, David Attenborough

A BBC, Discovery Channel, Antena 3 Television S.A, ZDF, Skai, Open University Co-Production in association with Discovery Canada/BBC One
Mummifying Alan: Egypt's Last Secret; Laura Jones, Justine Kershaw, Gillian Mosely, Kenny Scott Blink Films/Channel 4
Wonders of the Universe; James van der Pool, Brian Cox, Jonathan Renouf, Michael Lachman 
BBC London Factual Productions/BBC Two

Single Documentary
9/11: The Day That Changed the World; Leslie Woodhead, Kate Botting, Brian Lapping, Talya Tibbon Brook Lapping Productions/ITV1
The Fight of Their Lives; Gabriel Clarke, John McKenna ITV Sport/ITV1
Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die; Craig Hunter, Charlie Russell, Rosy Marshall, Gary Scott
Keo North/BBC Two
We Need To Talk About Dad (Cutting Edge); Peter Dale, Elizabeth Stopford Rare Day Ltd/Channel 4

Features
DIY SOS: The Big Build; Simon Knight, Hannah Corneck, Ben Rowland, Beth Brooks
BBC Productions/BBC One
Hairy Bikers' Meals on Wheels; Nicola Moody, Tom Clarke, Paul Ratcliffe, Lisa Edwards
Optomen Television/BBC Two
The Great British Bake Off; Anna Beattie, Richard McKerrow, Simon Evans, Emma Willis
Love Productions/BBC Two
Timothy Spall: Somewhere at Sea; Paul Crompton, Philip Shotton, Matt David, Anton Short
Steadfast Television/BBC Four


Reality & Constructed Factual
An Idiot Abroad; Production Team Risk Productions/Sky One
Don't Tell The Bride; Lisa Edwards, Harry Lansdowne, Jon Rowlands, Rebecca Bayatti
Renegade Pictures/BBC Three
Made in Chelsea; Sarah Dillistone, David Granger, Sharyn Mills, John Pereira Monkey Kingdom Productions/E4
The Young Apprentice; Michele Kurland, Colm Martin, Darina Healy, Andy Devonshire
TalkbackTHAMES/BBC One


Current Affairs
Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark; May Ying Welsh, Jon Blair, Hassan Mahfood, Tuki Laumea
Al Jazeera/Al Jazeera English
Sri Lanka's Killing Fields; Callum Macrae, Chris Shaw, Jon Snow ITN/Channel 4
The Truth About Adoption (Panorama); Roger Graef, Tom Giles, Claire Johns, Todd Downing
Films of Record/BBC One
Undercover Care: The Abuse Exposed (Panorama); Frank Simmonds, Paul Kenyon, Matthew Chapman, Joe Casey BBC Productions/BBC One


News Coverage
BBC News at Ten: Siege of Homs Production Team BBC News/BBC One
Channel 4 News: Japan Earthquake; Production Team ITN/Channel 4
ITV News at Ten: Battle of Misrata; Production Team ITN/ITV1
Sky News: Libya Rebel Convoy - Live; Production Team Sky News/Sky News


Sport & Live Event
Frankenstein's Wedding: Live in Leeds; Meredith Chambers, Eleanor Moran, Richard Fell, Pat Connor BBC Wales in collaboration with BBC North/BBC Three
The Royal Wedding; Production Team BBC Entertainment & Events/BBC One
Rugby World Cup Final; Tony Pastor, Paul McNamara, Phil Heslop, Roger Pearce ITV Sport/ITV1
Tour De France 2011; Steve Docherty, Gary Imlach, James Venner, Carolyn Viccari V Squared TV/ITV4


New Media
Autumn Watch; Jeremy Torrance, Phil Windley, Roger Webb, Tim Scoones BBC/ BBC Online
The Bank Job; Production Team Endemol, Chunk, Monterosa/Channel4.com
Misfits; Matt Jarvis, Chloe Moss, Alexandra Wall, Mike O'Leary Clerkenwell Films/E4.com
Psychoville; Production Team BBC/BBC Online


Entertainment Programme
Celebrity Juice; Dan Baldwin, Leon Wilson, Toby Baker, Ed Sleeman TalkbackTHAMES/ITV2
Derren Brown: The Experiments; Derren Brown, Simon Dinsell, Iain Sharkey, Fiona Cotter-Craig Objective Productions/Channel 4
Harry Hill's TV Burp; Spencer Millman, Peter Orton, Harry Hill Avalon Television/ITV1
Michael McIntyre's Christmas Comedy Roadshow; Michael McIntyre, Addison Cresswell, Andrew Beint, Anthony Caveney Open Mike Productions/BBC One


Comedy Programme
Charlie Brooker's 2011 Wipe; Alison Marlow, Al Campbell, Annabel Jones, Charlie Brooker
Zeppotron/BBC Four
Comic Strip: The Hunt for Tony Blair; Nick Smith, Peter Richardson, Pete Richens
Great Western Pictures/Channel 4
The Cricklewood Greats Peter Capaldi, Adam Tandy, Tony Roche BBC Productions/BBC Four
Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle; Stewart lee, Richard Webb, Tim Kirkby BBC Productions/BBC Two


Situation Comedy
Fresh Meat; Production Team Objective Productions, Lime Pictures/Channel 4
Mrs Brown's Boy's; 
Brendan O'Carroll, Stephen McCrum, Ben Kellett, Martin Delany

BBC Scotland, BBC Productions co-production with BocPix in association with RTE/BBC One
Friday Night Dinner; Robert Popper, Steve Bendelack Popper Pictures, Big Talk Productions/Channel 4
Rev.; Production Team Big Talk Productions/BBC Two

Photo/Video credit: PBS