The Rose d'Or completes our success.Charlotte Geurink, NPO Radio 2
The true mark of a great Entertainment show is a Rose d’Or award.Graham Stuart, The Graham Norton Show
It's a huge honour!Barney Reisz, Zeppotron
Programmes from Australia, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and the United Kingdom were awarded trophies in 10 categories including for the first time, Virtual Reality, TV Movie and Children & Youth.
Among the winners were interactive German drama “The Verdict” (Terror – Ihr Urteil) which won Best TV Movie and Italy’s “Stasera CasaMika” (Tonight at Mika’s Home), starring the eponymous British-Lebanese singer, which took home the prize for Best Entertainment.
The UK picked up four of the 10 awards in the Gameshow (Bigheads), Sitcom (Henry IX), Arts (Young Men) and Comedy (Fleabag) categories.
Speaking from Los Angeles, James Corden said he was “truly honoured” to receive the inaugural Entertainer of the Year award. “It truly means the world to me,” he said before dedicating the award to his team on CBS’ “Late Late Show” which he hosts. “The truth is, I am only a small part of entertaining so I accept this on behalf of all of our crew.”
Also sending greetings from the US, Dame Angela Lansbury said she was “deeply honoured “ to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for her outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry. “I’ve enjoyed a career spanning 75 years but being in "Murder, She Wrote" has made friends for me all over the world.”
The Rose d'Or Awards define the gold standard of achievement in entertainment programming. Over 400 programmes from more than 130 broadcasters and production companies in 33 different countries were submitted for this year’s awards.
The 2017 Rose d’Or Awards guide contains a full listing of the 40 nominees in 10 categories from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom. They truly represent the best in international television and online entertainment.