Netflix Wins International Award at BAFTA for ‘Breaking Bad’

Originally posted on Variety:

Netflix took home the International Award for “Breaking Bad” at the BAFTA Television Awards on Sunday.

Crime drama “Broadchurch” was recognized in three categories: Olivia Colman won the BAFTA for leading actress for her performance as Ellie Miller, whilst co-star David Bradley received his first BAFTA for supporting actor. Colman’s win takes her career tally to three; she has now won a BAFTA in each of the performance categories. The program also won a BAFTA in the highly competitive drama series category.

“The IT Crowd” was rewarded in both comedy performance categories, with Richard Ayoade and Katherine Parkinson winning their first BAFTAs for male and female performance in a comedy program respectively.

The BAFTA for situation comedy went to “Him & Her: The Wedding,” the first of two awards won by BBC Three.

The BAFTA for leading actor went to first-time nominee Sean Harris for his performance as Stephen Morton…

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