The nominations for the Edinburgh TV Awards 2019 have been announced.
The awards, now in their 18th year, are run as part of the Edinburgh TV Festival. They aim to recognise "an original new concept or an established series which can be described as being at the top of its game." The shortlist was voted for by over 150 industry professionals.
The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 22nd August, hosted by comedian Mo Gilligan, who is himself nominated twice in the awards, once as part of The Big Narstie Show (pictured), and also in the Breakthrough Talent category.
The comedy-related nominees are:
Best Comedy Series
Best Entertainment Series
The Greatest Dancer
Britain's Got Talent
The full list of nominations across all categories can be seen on thetvfestival.com
Netflix's comedy drama Sex Education appears in the drama category alongside Patrick Melrose, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, Brexit: The Uncivil War, Line Of Duty and Bodyguard. Meanwhile Mo Gilligan, Derry Girls actor Saoirse-Monica Jackson and Sex Education's Ncuti Gatwa are in the Breakthrough Talent list alongside drama actors Nabhaan Rizwan, Tamara Lawrance and Lola Petticrew.