The Broadcasting Press Guild Awards and The Television and Radio Industries Club have separately announced their awards shortlists. Have I Got News For You, Celebrity Juice and The Graham Norton Show are amongst the programmes nominated.
The BPG awards, now in their 43rd year, are chosen by journalists who write about TV and radio. The winners will be presented with prizes at an awards lunch at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on Friday March 17th 2017.
The TRIC Awards, compiled by members of the television and radio industries, have been running since 1969. Their 2017 awards will be presented on 14th March.
Here are the British comedy shows in the running:
Steve Coogan's show features in the BPG's Best Comedy category, and the show is also in the 'Best of Multichannel' category.
The BBC Two pilot features in the BPG's Best Comedy category.
The BBC Two series is shortlisted in the BPG's Best Comedy category.
This Gold documentary series is amongst the nominees in the Best Documentary Series category at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards. It is also nominated in the 'Best of Multichannel' category.
The BBC chat show has been shortlisted by the BPG in the 'Best Entertainment/ Factual Entertainment' category.
Taskmaster, fronted by Greg Davies and Alex Horne, also feautres in the BPG's shortlist for 'Best Entertainment/ Factual Entertainment' category. Additionally, the format is in the 'Best of Multichannel' category.
The TRIC judges have nominated this panel show in their 'Sports Programme' category.
The topical Channel 4 show's highly-praised coverage of the Paralympic games has resulted in being nominated in the 'Sports Programme' category of the TRIC Awards.
The ITV panel show is up against Made In Chelsea and TOWIE to win the 'Satellite/Digital Programme' category at the TRIC Awards. Additionally, show regulars 'Keith Lemon' and Holly Willoughby are nominated alongside Ant & Dec in the 'TV Personality of the Year' category.
The successful return of the ITV comedy drama has seen it nominated in TRIC's 'Drama Programme of the Year' category, going up against Poldark and Vera.
The veteran BBC panel show is nominated in the TRIC Awards 'Entertainment Programme' section, facing Gogglebox and Saturday Night Takeaway.
These award nominations follow a number of other TV-related awards involving British comedy programmes, including The Comedy.co.uk Awards, Chortle's awards, The Broadcast Awards and the Writers' Guild Awards.