British Academy Television Awards
The British Academy Television Award for Best Comedy Programme or Series was first presented at the 1981 ceremony.
Since the 2000 BAFTA TV Award ceremony there has been a separate award category for Best Situation Comedy. This category had previously been presented from 1973-1980. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s 'Situation Comedies' were included in the Best Comedy Programme or Series category.
Name variations for this category:
1981-1992: Best Comedy Series
1992-2007: Best Comedy Programme or Series
2007â€“present: Best Comedy Programme
Check all the winners of British Academy Television Award for Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme presented under British Academy Television Awards since 2014 .