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Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry have told ITV News they are astonished to be nominated for BAFTA awards but that they are happy if they don't win because the show "got people baking".
"Its been a slow burner from the beginning really. We didn't know what to expect from the first year. By year three its out of control really" said Paul Hollywood.
"We still don't class ourselves as a big hitter. I think for the audience (award) we are up against the Olympics which was a pretty big hitter! To be honest I'm happy to lose to the Olympics no problem".
"It's such fun. We love it and we managed to get Britain baking which is what we set out to do" added Mary Berry.
Great British Bake Off is nominated in the Features Award and the Audience Award.
The wet and miserable weather has not stopped crowds of TV fans from lining the red carpet at the BAFTA Television Awards 2013. Some umbrellas have been given to the crowds but many are braving the wet weather with just thin rain macs.
Two Daleks are patrolling the red carpet at the Royal Festival Hall in London ahead of the BAFTA Television Awards.
The society is celebrating 50 years of the hit TV show Doctor Who. The current Doctor and his assistant will feature in a special sketch to be shown during the awards.
The final checks are taking place at London's Royal Festival Hall ahead of the BAFTA Television Awards 2013.
Ahead of the BAFTA Television Awards 2013, the organisation has released a clip reel of some of the best moments from 2012, including Lord Alan Sugar's acceptance speech and some of the best fashion from the red carpet.
All the BAFTA Awards are being carefully inspected ahead of tonight's ceremony to ensure they are ready of their moment in the spotlight.
The iconic mask design was created by the US sculptor Mitzi Cunliffe in 1955. Each mask is made of bronze and since 1976 they have all been made at the same foundry in West Drayton, Middlesex.
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