The series has been shortlisted for the best Scripted Comedy.
Writer Lisa McGee has also been nominated in the craft category that recognises the best comedy writers while Siobhán McSweeney has received a nod for her performance as Sister Michael.
Ms McGee described the nominations as “a lovely high for Derry Girls to go out on” as she joked that her colleague’s character would be “fuming”.
Ms McSweeney shared an image of her “first toast and marmalade as a Bafta nominee” as she told Twitter followers “I’m over the moon”.
“As Lisa McGee said, Sister Michael would be absolutely ripping – congratulations to all us Derry Girls,” she added.Channel 4’s strong showing also includes nods for its reboot of Friday Night Live and Taskmaster and comes after the Government’s plans to sell the broadcaster were scrapped.
BBC series This Is Going to Hurt and The Responder lead the nominations with six each.
The broadcaster was the clear leader ahead of the ceremonies with a total of 81 nominations across both TV and craft categories, while Channel 4 was second with 33, Netflix has 24 and ITV 19.
This year’s TV categories also included first-time nominations for acting heavyweights Cillian Murphy, Gary Oldman, Daniel Radcliffe and Taron Egerton.
The BAFTA Television Awards with P&O Cruises will be hosted by Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan on Sunday May 14, three weeks after the BAFTA Television Craft Awards on April 23.