The two shows will do battle for the coveted drama honour at the prizegiving in London in January (16).

Other nominees in the category include Gillian Anderson and Jamie Dornan's crime thriller The Fall, David Tennant's Broadchurch, and Mr Selfridge, among others.

Gillian and Jamie will compete against each other for the drama performance award, along with David and his co-star Olivia Colman.

Three Downton Abbey stars will also face off in the category - Hugh Bonneville will be pitched against his onscreen daughter Michelle Dockery and butler Jim Carter.

Other big names competing for the top prize include Damian Lewis for Wolf Hall, Julie Walters for Indian Summers, and Ray Winstone for The Trials of Jimmy Rose.

The international category is packed with big shows.

Game of Thrones will do battle with comedy The Big Bang Theory, The Walking Dead, Orange is the New Black, and Homeland, among others.

The awards will be handed out at a ceremony in London on 20 January (16).

All the prizes are decided by fan votes.