07 May 2008

Rose c'Or European Television Awards

The winners annual awards celebrating the best of European television entertainment, held in Switzerland every year, has been another good year for British television. The 48th Rose d'Ors where held in Lucerne last night and Britain won five of the nine awards. Probably my favourite programme in the last 12 months, E4's Skins, won the best drama, beating Billie Piper's Secret Diary of a Call Girl, from ITV2, and BBC One's Jekyll. 402 programmes were nominated from 34 coiuntries.

:: Best drama:
Skins - E4/Company Pictures - UK
Special mention: The Street - BBC - UK

:: Arts Documentary:
Strictly Bolshoi - Ballet Boy Productions/Channel 4 - UK

:: Entertainment:
Hinder in the House - Eyework BV/BBC2 - Netherlands

:: Gameshow:
Power of 10 - Embassy Row/Sony Pictures Television - UK/USA

:: Performing Art:*
Mozart's The Magic Flute - TPC TV Productioncentre Zurich AG - Switzerland

:: Reality:
Celebrity Shock - Eyeworks BV - Netherlands

:: Comedy:
Kombat Opera presents... - Avalon Television/BBC - UK

:: Best Entertainer:
Peter Serainowicz - The Peter Serainowicz Show - BBC1 - UK

:: Sit-com:
The IT Crowd - Talkback Thames Limited/Channel 4 - UK

:: Honoury Golden Rose:
Ben Silverman - NBC Entertainment and Universal Studios co-chairman

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