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US streaming service Netflix has been nominated for six BAFTAs, the British Academy of Film and Television Awards.

'The Crown' and 'Black Mirror' picked up three nominations apiece. Both shows have British roots.

'The Crown' is about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, and stars a bevy of British actors. It's written by Peter Morgan, who also penned the film 'The Queen'.

'Black Mirror', meanwhile, was created by former Guardian columnist and fellow Brit Charlie Brooker.

'The Crown''s Claire Foy is nominated for Leading Actress for her role as Elizabeth II for the second year in a row. Vanessa Kirby is nommed for Supporting Actress, while the show is in the running for the Drama Series category.

'Black Mirror' is nominated for Leading Actor (for Joe Cole), Single Drama (for the episode 'Hang the DJ') and Supporting Actor (for Jimmi Simpson).

Sky also garnered some nominations. It's up for Must-See TV Moment (for 'Game of Thrones' Viserion is Killed by the Night King), in the International category for 'Big Little Lies', Male Performance in a Comedy Programme (Rob Brydon in 'The Trip to Spain'), News Coverage for its coverage of The Battle for Mosul and The Rohingya Crisis, Short Form Programme for 'Morgana Robinson's Summer' on Sky Arts, and the Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko boxing match on Sky Sports.

The ceremony takes place on 13th May.

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