Incoming BAFTA CEO Looks to Drive TV Ratings for Awards Ceremony, Sets Historic Live Broadcast of Top Categories

Incoming BAFTA CEO Looks to Drive TV Ratings for Awards Ceremony, Sets Historic Live Broadcast of Top Categories

Although the Academy Awards’ TV ratings are on a downward trend, the British Academy has not stopped it from following the Oscars’ lead to increase its broadcast appeal.

The 2023 edition of the BAFTA Film Awards will be held on February 19 at London’s Southbank Centre. Jane Millichip, a BAFTA CEO in television, will host the event. The final four categories of the evening will be broadcast live for the first-ever time in the show’s history.

According to BAFTA, the ceremony will feature music performances from “music legends and newcomers alike” in an attempt to channel the Oscars. The 2022 ceremony was opened by Dame Shirley Bassey, who performed a performance inspired 60 years from James Bond.

The show will also be designed to enhance the home experience. It will feature two hosts, one from an auditorium and one in a new BAFTA Backstage Studios. This will feature talent interviews with past and present winners, nominees, and presenters.

Millichip said, “We know the transformative effect that winning a BAFTA can make, not only for those in the gold envelopes, but also for all the people at home who we hope will inspire to be the filmmakers of tomorrow.” “The BBC One broadcast of this year’s awards will be broadcast with new changes that will ensure that those viewers will have the best seats in town. The anticipation will be high for the last awards ceremony of the night. Our backstage studio will provide viewers with exclusive insight into the event, as well as the talent taking part .

December 6th will see three rounds of voting by BAFTA members around the world. The longlist will be published on Dec. 6. Then, the nominations will be announced via a global livestream on January 0_. From the newly renovated headquarters of BAFTA at 195 Piccadilly in London.

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