Published Tuesday, 17 September 2013
Michelle Dockery ( Lady Mary Crawley) is nominated for best drama performance. (© Getty)
Dame Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter and Hugh Bonneville are all competing for the coveted prize, alongside Mr Selfridge's Jeremy Piven, Homeland's Damian Lewis and Doctor Who's Matt Smith.
Downton Abbey is also nominated for the best drama award, as is Mr Selfridge, Homeland and Belfast-based thriller The Fall.
Presenters Ant and Dec are yet again up for the entertainment presenter prize, having won the award for the past 12 consecutive years.
The duo's Saturday Night Takeaway show is nominated for best entertainment programme, along with I'm a Celebrity... and The Big Reunion.
The X Factor and Britain's Got Talent are both up for best talent show with Dancing on Ice and Strictly Come Dancing .
Coronation Street and Emmerdale will compete for the best serial drama prize.
Dermot O'Leary will be hosting the ceremony in London this January.
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