British TV shows have dominated the nominations for the upcoming International Emmy Awards - with the U.K. receiving a massive nine nods.
The awards, which honour excellence in TV programming outside the U.S., will see BBC spy series Spooks compete in the Best Drama category, while Harry Potter star Julie Walters is in the running for the Best Actress trophy for her turn in A Short Stay In Switzerland.
Reality TV show I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! has been nominated for the best Non-scripted Entertainment prize.
Other countries to garner nominations include Brazil with five nods, and the Philippines, Germany and Mexico with three apiece.
The Netherlands, Denmark, Argentina, Japan, China and France all have two nominees, while Thailand landed its first nod for children's programme Lharn Poo Koo E-Joo.
British TV legend David Frost, whose interviews with former U.S. President Richard Nixon were depicted in the Oscar-nominated film Frost/Nixon, will receive the International Emmy Founders Award at the ceremony in New York on 23 November (09).