Two ABC shows have been nominated in the Monte Carlo Festival of Television Awards.
Laid has been nominated in the Comedy category, while The Slap is nominated in Drama.
Both have serious competition including The Big Bang Theory, Modern Family, 30 Rock, Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire and Downton Abbey.
Also nominated are the shows’ actors including Alison Bell, Celia Pacquola, Damon Herriman, Melissa George, Blake Davis, Sophie Okonedo and Anthony Hayes.
Winners are announced in June.
Laid returns to ABC1 with new episodes next month.