London : US TV show “True Detective” and Benedict Cumberbatch’s “Sherlock” managed to bag honours at the BAFTA TV Awards that took place on Sunday at London’s Theatre Royal.
“True Detective”, one of The HBO anthology series took home a prize in International category, beating “The Good Wife”, “House of Cards” and “Orange Is the New Black”.
Unfortunately, Cumberbatch once again failed to take home the best actor award. He lost it out to Jason Watkins of “The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies” this time. The “Star Trek Into Darkness” actor had been nominated numerous times for the same category in the past years.
“Happy Valley” took the top honour for Drama Series, while “Detectorists” was hailed as the best Situation comedy.
“The Graham Norton Show” nabbed an award for Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Program, while “Sherlock” grabbed the Radio Times Audience Award which was voted by viewers. Norton hosted the Sunday ceremony.
“Game of Thrones” star Maisie Williams, singer/actress Pixie Lott and singer/television presenter Rochelle Humes were among guests at the event.