Kenneth Branagh is hoping for victory at this year's (09) British Academy Television Awards after receiving his first nomination as a producer for his series WALLANDER.
Branagh, who also stars as the eponymous police inspector in the TV show, will compete as an executive producer as the programme goes head-to-head in the Best Drama category against previous winners Spooks, Shameless and Doctor Who.
The nomination is Branagh's sixth BAFTA nod across both the TV and film awards.
Gosford Park actor Stephen Fry has also received two nominations and will battle it out for the Best Specialist Factual programme for his Stephen Fry & the Gutenberg Press: The MAChine That Made Us.
His documentary will face competition from Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery, Lost Land of the Jaguar and Life In Cold Blood.
Fry's quiz show QI has also been recognised in the Entertainment Performance category.
Cult hit The Wire has been picked to compete in the International TV category, going up against fellow U.S. programmes Dexter, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and Mad Men.
The ceremony, to be hosted by comedian Graham Norton, will be held at London's Royal Festival Hall on 26 April (09).