The BAFTA-nominated small screen comedy, about a high school glee club, will go up against The Vampire Diaries and British shows Married Single Other and Misfits for Best New Drama.
Cult sci-fi series Doctor Who has earned a mention for Best Family Drama, while TV timelord Matt Smith and his assistant Karen Gillan have landed Best Actor and Best Actress nominations, respectively.
Smith will face competition from Desperate Housewives star John Barrowman, who is up for his role in Torchwood, while Skins' Jack O'Connell and Ashes to Ashes' Phillip Glenister will also compete for the title.
Meanwhile, Simon Cowell's reality TV series Britain's Got Talent and The X Factor will fight it out for Best Talent Show, along with Strictly Come Dancing and Dancing On Ice, and the Best Soap award will be a close call between long-running programmes EastEnders and Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks.
The ceremony will take place on 6 September (10).