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BAFTA Los Angeles Celebrates the Year's Television Talent at the 2014 TV Tea Party

24 August 2014
Actress Sofia Milos signs the TV party arrivals boardBAFTA LA/ Getty Images

BAFTA Los Angeles celebrated a year of achievements in television at the annual TV Tea.

This annual event is held on the weekend of the Primetime Emmy Awards in recognition of a year of achievements in television and the fruitful relationship between the British and American TV industries.

The party was held on Saturday, August 23 in the Garden Terrace of the SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills.

The event was a typically star-studded affair, guests included nominees, past Emmy winners and industry executives such as Chris O'Dowd, Sofia Milos, Lizzy Caplan, Stephen Merchant, Armando Iannucci, Cat Deeley and Minnie Driver.

BAFTA Los Angeles welcomed many leading lights from the TV industry, representing talents from all facets of the craft and from both sides of the Atlantic.

The afternoon tea party, saw guests enjoy typically-British food and drink under the glorious blue skies of California. In addition to celebrating achievements in Television, the event aimed to raise awareness and support for BAFTA's expanding Outreach and Philanthropic programs including our Heritage Archive and Inner City Cinema programs in Los Angeles.

TV Tea Party 2014 - InsideBAFTA LA/ Getty ImagesCat Deeley TV Tea Party 2014 - InsideBAFTA LA/ Getty ImagesJoey King
TV Tea Party 2014 - ArrivalsBAFTA LA /Getty ImagesChris O'Dowd TV Tea Party 2014 - ArrivalsBAFTA LA/ Getty ImagesLizzy Caplan

The afternoon was presented in with partners Jaguar and BBC America, and support from the British Film Commission. Annual sponsors for BAFTA Los Angeles supporting the event were AKA, Bombardier, Christopher Guy, and Keurig.

Event sponsors joining us to host the afternoon included ICM, UTA, WME, CAA and Fremantle, and beverage sponsors Alpataco Vinos, Jose Cuervo Tequila, Freixenet, Heineken, Coca-Cola, Honest Ade, Smartwater and Zico.