THE stars of the small screen will be out in force for this year's TV Baftas.

We have the lowdown on who will be hosting this year's showbiz event.

Who is hosting the TV Baftas 2019?

Graham Norton was announced as the host of the 2019 ceremony, having previously hosted the awards bash in 2005.

Speaking about getting the job, the veteran presenter said: “It has been almost 15 years since I first hosted the Television Awards and what a pleasure it is to be returning to host once again.

“2018 was a stand-out year for television and I look forward to seeing the brilliant talent in our industry rewarded.”

Clare Brown, director of production at Bafta, added: “We are delighted to be welcoming Graham back to host the British Academy Television Awards.

“Graham captures the hearts of the audience both at home and in the room and, having hosted the ceremony numerous times throughout the years, we look forward to having him on board once again.”

When are the TV Baftas?

The British Academy Television Awards will be held at the Royal Festival Hall.

They are taking place on Sunday May 12, 2019.

Guests attending this year’s event include the cast of BBC’s Bodyguard, ITV2’s Love Island, Celebrity Juice and the cast of Victoria, to name a few.

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Who hosted the TV Baftas in 2018?

Sue Perkins presided over the TV Baftas in 2018.

The writer, presenter and comedian is best known as one half of the comedy double act Mel and Sue, who hosted the Great British Bake Off until 2016.

In her Bafta opening speech, she cracked jokes about gender inequality in television, and began by describing the awards as the “original home of the hostile environment”.





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