'Sorry About That', 'Down the Road', 'The Crown', 'Detectorists' Win at the 57th Rose d'Or Awards
Innovative TV and online entertainment was awarded in Berlin at the 57th Rose d'Or Awards, an European Broadcasting Union event.
As announced by EBU, shows from Belgium, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States were awarded trophies. UK picked 10 awards and Belgium scored twice.
Among the winners are Warner Bros.-distributed game show format 'Sorry About That', a Netflix original drama 'The Crown', British comedy series 'Detectorists' or a docu reality 'Down the Road' from Belgium that takes young adults with Down syndrome on a big adventure.
Nearly 500 programmes from around 300 broadcasters and production companies were submitted for this year’s Rose d’Or Awards. Entertainment programmes from 13 different countries have been nominated to win a Rose d’Or award at the 57th annual ceremony.
Complete results of the 57th Rose d’Or Awards:
- WINNER Grotesco's Seven Masterpieces - The Refugee Crisis: a musical by FLX for SVT, Sweden
- NOMINEES Cunk on Britain by House of Tomorrow for BBC, United Kingdom, Trixie Wonderland – Weihnachten mit Trixie Dörfel by Beckground TV + Filmproduktion GmbH for WDR, Germany, Lip Sync Stories by De Mensen for VTM, Belgium
- WINNER Detectorists, Series 3 by Acorn Media Enterprises, Channel X North, Treasure Trove Productions and Lola Entertainment for Acorn TV and BBC, USA & UK
- NOMINEES The Windsors by Noho Film and Television for Channel 4, United Kingdom, The Young Offenders by Vico Films Ltd. for BBC, United Kingdom, Magda macht das schon! by Polyphon Film- und Fernsehgesellschaft mbH for RTL, Germany
Comedy series about two metal-detecting enthusiasts.
- WINNER The Crown by Left Bank Pictures in association with Sony Pictures Television for Netflix, USA
- NOMINEES Peaky Blinders by Caryn Mandabach Productions and Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC, United Kingdom, Babylon Berlin by X Filme Creative Pool, ARD Degeto, Sky and Beta Film for Sky Germany and ARD, Germany, The Handmaid's Tale by MGM Television for Hulu, USA
This drama follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century.
Limited series and TV movie: 'A Very English Scandal' by Blueprint Television Ltd for BBC, United Kingdom
Augmented reality and virtual reality: 'Damming the Nile' by BBC, United Kingdom
Reality and Factual Entertainment:
- WINNER Down the Road by Roses Are Blue for VRT, Belgium
- NOMINEES Buying Blind (Boligkøb i Blinde) produced by Snowman Productions; created by Kinetic Content for TV3, Denmark, Finding an Heir by SVT, Sweden, Tweestrijd by Skyhigh TV for EO / NPO3, Netherlands
A road trip through seven countries with six young adults who have Down syndrome.
Arts: 'Betroffenheit' by 3 minutes West for BBC, United Kingdom
- WINNER Sorry About That by Warner Bros. International Television Production Belgium for VRT, Belgium
- NOMINEES What Would Your Kid Do? by Boomerang (part of Twofour Group) for ITV, United Kingdom, Big Bounce Battle by Endemol Shine Nederland, Endemol Shine Germany for RTL, Germany, 5 Gold Rings by Possessed for ITV, United Kingdom
Over the course of 30 days, one ordinary, unsuspecting person is brought into extraordinary situations and filmed by hidden cameras. Every friend or family member is part of one big conspiracy.
- WINNER Roberto Bolle - Dance with Me by RaiUno & Ballandi Multimedia for Rai, Italy
- NOMINEES The Real Full Monty: Ladies’ Night by Spun Gold TV for ITV, United Kingdom, The Story of My Life by Talpa Germany GmbH & Co. KG for VOX, Germany, Pabllo Vittar, Pleased To Meet You by Globosat, Brazil
Children and youth: 'The Highway Rat' by Magic Light Pictures for BBC, United Kingdom
Entertainer of the year: Jan Böhmermann - German satirist and host of weekly late night show 'Neo Magazin Royale' on ZDFneo
Lifetime achievement: Joanna Lumley - British actress, known for her role in BBC sitcom 'Absolutely Fabulous'