Rose d’Or 2023 Opens for Entries, David Baddiel Announced as Host

The 62nd edition of the prestigious Rose d’Or, the gold standard in international television awards is now open for entries.

The Rose d’Or has been celebrating the very best in international television and audio programme-making since 1961.

In 2022, the awards received over 750 entries from more than 30 countries and now Europe’s premier TV awards are gearing up for the 62nd extraordinary year.

DavidThe Rose d’Or and The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) are delighted to announce that David Baddiel – comedian, author, screenwriter and presenter – will be hosting this year’s award ceremony on Sunday 26th November. David’s acclaimed documentary on Holocaust Denial was a finalist for the 2020 Awards.

David says, ‘I’m very much looking forward to hosting The Rose d’Or Awards this year, an award ceremony I’ve revered since 1975 when they gave The Silver Rose for comedy to The Goodies for their Kitten Kong episode (in which a gigantic kitten climbs up London’s Post Office Tower). Looking forward to seeing how this year’s entries match up!’

The 2023 awards are open for entries from July 4 and will close on October 2nd.

Jean Philip De Tender, EBU Deputy DG/Director Media, says, “The Rose d’Or Awards are uniquely special. Every year I’m blown away by game-changing performances, high quality work and the sheer number of submissions. Programmes that make a difference and are talked about years later. We’re also thrilled to have David Baddiel as host – a comedy titan and accomplished author, screenwriter, and television presenter – whose career reflects so many of the categories that make up the splendid diversity of Rose d’Or. I’m very much looking forward to seeing the nominations for this year’s awards.”

Chair of the Rose d’Or Awards, Mark Rowland said: “2022 was another amazing year for original quality programmes across all genres, we can’t wait to see what the international television community has in store for the jury in 2023”.

The categories for 2023 are:
• Drama
• Comedy Drama and Sitcom
• Soap or Telenovela
• Factual Entertainment and Reality
• Competition Reality
• Studio Entertainment
• Comedy Entertainment
• Documentary
• Arts
• News and Current Affairs
• Children and Youth
• Multiplatform Series
• Audio

In addition to the special individual awards of Lifetime Achievement, Performance of the Year and Emerging Talent, won in 2022 by Brian Cox, Sidse Babett Knudsen and Yasmin Finney.

All programmes and series that have first aired, anywhere in the world, on a broadcast, streaming, online or mobile platform over the 15 months between July 1st 2022 and October 2nd, 2023 are eligible.

To enter this year’s awards, click here

About the Rose d’Or

The prestigious Rose d’Or Awards define the gold standard for excellence and achievement in International TV and Audio programme making. The Rose d’Or began in 1961, when it was created by Swiss Television in the lakeside city of Montreux and has been a flagship event for the European Broadcasting Union and the international TV industry ever since.

In 2019 the EBU licensed the Awards to the enterprise arm of the international publishing company and digital channels business C21Media who now organise the competition and manage the event.

About the EBU

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is the world’s foremost alliance of public service media (PSM). Our mission is to make PSM indispensable.

We represent 112 media organizations in 56 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa; and have an additional 30 Associates in Asia, Africa, Australasia and the Americas.

Our members operate nearly 2,000 television and radio channels alongside numerous online platforms. Together, they reach audiences of more than one billion people around the world, broadcasting in almost 160 languages.

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