Diversity’s headline performance on Britain’s Got Talent has a chance of being voted Best TV Moment at this year’s BAFTA Television Awards.
The Black Lives Matter-inspired routine is one of six nominees for Virgin Media’s Must-See Moment Award, voted for by the public.
Penelope is revealed as the mysterious Lady Whistledown in Netflix’s raunchy period drama Bridgerton, abusive husband Gray Atkins who kills Chantelle in BBC One’s EastEnders and Luke Skywalker who appears in The Mandalorian on Disney + are also shortlisted.
Nigella Lawson’s mispronunciation of the word microwave as ‘mee-cro-wah-vay’ also features after the scene from her BBC Two program Cook, Eat, Repeat became a viral hit on social media.
Gogglebox on Channel 4 has been nominated for scenes in which the armchair critics respond to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s coronavirus press conferences.
Nominees were selected from a longlist based on audience ratings, data on social listening and desk research.
The final shortlist of six was selected by an independent jury of national media figures, including writer and author Caitlin Moran.
Hannah Wyatt, Chair of Bafta’s Television Committee, said: “ Television in 2020 showed the importance of entertainment, showcasing incredible craftsmanship, poignant scriptwriting and brilliant visual spectacles that captivated British viewers.
From bringing back nostalgic favorites to raising awareness about hugely important issues, the shows and moments nominated for Virgin Media’s Must-See Moment Award 2021 reflect our TV habits of the past year and perfectly celebrate the relationship between the TV. viewers at home and the people. who make it.