British funnyman Ricky Gervais's sitcom Extras will go head-to-head with the US version of his first comedy The Office at this year's (06) Rose D'Or awards.

The awards, which will take place in Switzerland in April (06), honour the best television entertainment around the world.

Other high profile nominations include British talent contest The X Factor, UK reality show I'm a celebrity, GET ME OUT OF HERE! and the BBC coverage of last summer's (JUL06) charity extravaganza Live 8.