Richard Ayoade will host the event, which will open with a performance from singer Olly Alexander.
A host of stars are expected at this year’s Bafta Television Awards later, both in physical and virtual form.
Michaela Coel, Graham Norton and Billie Piper are among the nominees expected to physically attend the ceremony at Television Centre in west London.
Others will take part via video call or in hi-tech hologram form.
Comedian Richard Ayoade will host the event, which will kick off with a live performance from Years & Years’ Olly Alexander.
The singer and actor, recently seen in Channel 4 drama It’s A Sin, said he was “so excited” to open the ceremony with new track Starstruck.
His appearance follows his acclaimed performance of Pet Shop Boys song It’s A Sin with Sir Elton John at this year’s Brit Awards.