News about the Rose d'Or Awards

Rose d’Or Nominees Announced with More Master Class Speakers

November 9, 2015

The nominees for the 2015 Rose d’Or Awards were announced today by EUROVISION, organisers of the prestigious international entertainment programme awards. A record number of submissions were received for the Awards to be announced on December 9th at a ceremony at the British Museum in London.   

Over 400 programmes were submitted for this year’s Rose d’Or Awards.  377 television and 82 radio entries were received. In only its second year, the radio competition saw submissions increase by over 150%. 

“To have attracted a record number of entries for the second year in a row shows the prestige and the draw of the Rose d’Or Awards ,” says EUROVISION media director Jean Philip de Tender. “This means that the quality of the nominees this year is extremely high - not just in television but also in radio. It highlights the level of entertainment content that’s being produced across the industry.”

There are six categories for television and online video – Arts, Factual & Reality Entertainment, Game Show, Comedy, Sitcom, and Entertainment, and five categories covering radio – Comedy, Entertainment Event (Multimedia), Game Show, Music Show and Talk Show.

The juries are made up of separate judging panels for each category and include professionals renowned for their knowledge and experience within the media world.

Three finalists have been selected for each of the categories.



  • Monty Python: The Meaning of Live - UKTV, Phil McIntyre Television, Python (Monty) Pictures Ltd, Films of Record (United Kingdom)
  • Our Gay Wedding: The Musical - Channel 4 (United Kingdom)
  • This is Opera: Turandot - TVE (Spain)

Reality & Factual Entertainment

  • Street Jungle - Media Ranch (Canada)
  • The Great British Bake Off - BBC (United Kingdom)
  • Who Cares? - Nice Entertainment Group (Sweden)

Game Show

  • My Mom Cooks Better Than Yours - Mandarina (Spain), FremantleMedia Ltd (United Kingdom)
  • Sweden’s Greatest Know-It-All - Sveriges Television (Sweden)
  • Wild Things - IWC, a Zodiak Media company, Mad Monk Productions and GroupM Entertainment for Sky One (United Kingdom)


  • Inside No. 9 - BBC (United Kingdom)
  • Psychobitches - Tiger Aspect (United Kingdom)
  • The Revolution Will Be Televised - Hat Trick Productions (United Kingdom)


  • Catastrophe - Avalon Entertainment Limited (United Kingdom)
  • Safety First (Season 2) - Shelter/Carambole (Belgium)
  • Workaholics - Avalon Entertainment Limited (United Kingdom)


  • Friendly Fire (Mein Bester Feind) -  Endemol/Shine Germany GmbH (Germany)
  • The Graham Norton Show - BBC (United Kingdom)
  • The Museum - Nice Entertainment Group (Sweden)


Radio Comedy

  • Kevin Eldon Will See You Now - Pozzitive Television Ltd. (United Kingdom)
  • The Infinite Monkey Cage - BBC (United Kingdom)
  • NewsJack - BBC (United Kingdom)

Radio Entertainment Event

  • Lemn Sissay’s Homecoming - BBC (United Kingdom)
  • Top 2000 Global Overview - NPO Radio 2 (Netherlands)
  • Summer on P1 - Sveriges Radio AB (Sweden)

Radio Talk Show

  • The Infinite Monkey Cage - BBC (United Kingdom)
  • Woman’s Hour - BBC (United Kingdom)
  • Chain Reaction - BBC (United Kingdom)

Radio Game Show

  • The 3rd Degree - Pozzitive Television Ltd. (United Kingdom)
  • Ken Bruce’s Pop Master - BBC (United Kingdom)
  • The Unbelievable Truth - Random Entertainment (United Kingdom)

Radio Music Show

  • Army of Me: Björk Now - BBC (United Kingdom)
  • A Friday Night is Music Night: The Sinatra Legacy - BBC (United Kingdom)
  • John Grant’s Songs from a Dark Place - Random Entertainment (United Kingdom)

The winners will be announced at an evening celebration to be held at the British Museum in London on December 9th. The ceremony will be hosted by Paddy O’Connell - a broadcaster with over 25 years of experience in television and radio. Read what it means to Paddy to host the Rose d’Or here.

The Award ceremony will be preceded by a Master Class from leaders of the entertainment industry. We are pleased to announce today that Vasha Wallace, Senior Vice President Global Acquisitions & Development at FremantleMedia, will join Daniel Ravner the CEO of Practical Innovation in leading this session.

To attend the Rose d’Or Awards ceremony and the Master Class, register online.