The Channel 4 drama was shortlisted for 'Best Drama Serial' alongside Any Human Heart and Five Daughters.
The show also picked up nods for actors Vicky McClure and Johnny Harris, while scribes Jack Thorne and Shane Meadows were nominated in the 'Best Writer - Drama' category.
The acting categories were completed with Five Daughters' Natalie Press, Mo's Julie Walters, Single Father's David Tennant and Any Human Heart's Jim Broadbent.
The Inbetweeners, Miranda and Rev will fight it out to be named 'Best Scripted Comedy', while the shows' stars James Buckley, Miranda Hart and Tom Hollander were all nominated for 'Best Comedy Performance'. The 'Best Writer - Comedy' shortlist featured the scribes of Peep Show, Getting On and The IT Crowd.
The 'Best Drama Series' award will be fought for by Misfits, Downton Abbey and Sherlock, while the 'Best Entertainment' category includes The Million Pound Drop, The X Factor and The Cube.
Ant and Dec picked up nods for 'Best Entertainment Performance' but will have to beat Graham Norton and Charlie Brooker, who was nominated for Newswipe. Meanwhile, Piers Morgan, Reggie Yates and Professor Brian Cox will battle it out for 'Best Presenter'.
Other awards include the 'Soap And Continuing Drama' category, which features Coronation Street, EastEnders and Casualty. Elsewhere, the 'International Award' will see Mad Men and Justified battle it out with True Stories: The Cove.
The Royal Television Society Awards for 2010, which will be hosted by Dara O'Briain, will be held in London on March 15.
> In Full: RTS Awards for 2010 Nominees