The RTÉ/BBC co-production 'Mrs Brown's Boys' is among the nominees for this year's British Academy Television Awards.

The Brendan O'Carroll-starring series is nominated for Best Situation Comedy, along with 'Peep Show', 'Rev' and 'The Trip'.

Commenting, RTÉs Commissioning Editor for Entertainment, Eddie Doyle, said: "We are delighted with the news of the BAFTA nomination for 'Mrs Brown's Boys'. We knew we had a huge hit on our hands with the audience response the show received - and the fantastic viewing figures bore that out. The audience loves it!

"It's wonderful that the huge ratings success for the show has now been matched with yet another award nomination. The talent and teams behind the show truly deserve this recognition. We wish Brendan and the whole team every success on the night!"

Irish actor Robert Sheehan is nominated in the Best Supporting Actor category at the awards for his performance in Channel 4's 'Misfits', while Graham Norton is nominated for Best Entertainment Performance and Best Entertainment Programme (both for 'The Graham Norton Show').

The awards take place on 22 May in London.