Rose d’Or 2024 Opens for Entries and Host Announced

The Rose d’Or has been celebrating the very best in broadcast programme-making since 1961.

In 2023, the awards received over 750 entries from more than 30 countries and now Europe’s premier TV and Audio Awards are gearing up for the 63rd extraordinary year.

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Sophie DukerThe Rose d’Or and The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) are delighted to announce that rising comedy star Sophie Duker will host this year’s Awards. The Award Ceremony will take place on Monday December 2nd at King’s Place, London.

Sophie is the winner of the 13th series of, Rose d’Or nominee, Taskmaster (Channel 4). She has also appeared on Live at The Apollo, Mock the Week (BBC), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4) and Hypothetical (Dave). Sophie won the 2021 Funny Women Best Comedy Writer Award. She was one eight comedians selected to be a part of Just For Laughs International New Faces line up for the 2022 Festival.

Sophie said: “ As a huge fan of both excellence in international programming and free champagne, hosting the Rose d’Or Awards is a dream come true. I can’t wait to see what other parts of the dream come true – will my teeth fall out? Will my dress fall off? Will I become briefly fluent in Spanish? Va a ser una noche inolvidable! “

The 2024 awards are open for entries from June 10th and will close on September 23rd.

Jean Philip De Tender, EBU Deputy DG/Director Media, said, “For over 60 years, the Rose d’Or Awards have celebrated the finest broadcast programming and they never stand still – there is always innovation, always a broad variety of talent, and the bar just gets higher year on year. The Awards are also unique because, as well as being a celebration of achievement and talent, they also offer creatives a global platform for exchanging ideas. I’m looking forward to seeing what the world’s best have delivered this year. I know I won’t be disappointed.”

Chair of the Rose d’Or Awards, Mark Rowland said: “2023 was another superb year for original quality programmes, with close decisions in all categories; major awards went to Belgium, Germany, France, Norway, Turkey, as well as the USA and the UK. The jury is looking forward to another year of great shows – and more tough decisions to make.”

The categories for 2024 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 2023 by Josee Dayan, Sarah Lancashire and Ayo Edebiri.

All programmes and series that have first aired, anywhere in the world, on a broadcast, streaming, online or mobile platform between July 1st 2023 and Sept 23rd 2024 are eligible.

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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 113 media organizations in 56 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa; and have an additional 31 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 more than 150 languages.

Discover more about the EBU at www.ebu.ch