Entries open: Tuesday July 4th 2023
Submission deadline: Monday October 2nd 2023
Nominees announced: Monday November 6th 2023
Award Ceremony: Monday November 27th 2023
Entries will open online on July 4, 2023
If you have any questions, you can email the team at [email protected]
Drama – scripted series or one-off dramas involving characters in various situations. A main plot can be resolved within a single episode or over a series.
Comedy Drama and Sitcom – scripted comedy series or one-off dramas, involving regular characters in various situations.
Soap or Telenovela – multi-episode popular drama or melodrama, either on-going or limited run.
Factual Entertainment and Reality – programmes or series in which a situation or topic is treated or created through real people or which tell their story by following real-life characters. Except Competition Reality.
Competition Reality – competition reality can encompass everything from survival to talent searches. At its core, there is a winner – on location or in studio.
Studio Entertainment – including but not limited to variety shows, talk shows, panel shows, event series and specials.
Comedy Entertainment – scripted and non-scripted comedy shows including sketch shows, panel, improvisation, clips, comedy specials and stand-up. Series or single programmes.
Documentary – factual programme or series providing in-depth analysis of a specific subject or point of view supported by evidence and informed commentary, on any subject other than the Arts.
Arts – programmes or series featuring performing arts and cultural programmes, stage recordings and television adaptations of performing arts or documentaries dedicated to art forms or artists.
News and Current Affairs – for an exceptional individual programme, series or coverage of a specific news event. The award is intended to recognise every aspect of coverage including journalistic enterprise, quality of reporting and innovation in programme production.
Children and Youth – all genres produced for children and youth will be considered. Either Series or single programmes.
Multiplatform Series – original fiction or non-fiction video series, that premiered on social, web, mobile and video platforms. Consideration will be given to those entries that demonstrate an original use of new platforms, interactivity and audience impact or educational outreach.
Audio – scripted or unscripted original podcast, audio-first books and radio shows. Entries accepted from producers, platforms, distributors and performers.
Emerging Talent Award – the Organiser, in consultation with the judges and the EBU Television Committee, will present this award to a new talent who has made a breakthrough performance, or creative contribution in in a programme or series in the past year.
Performance of the Year the Organiser, in consultation with the judges and the EBU Television Committee, will present this award to a personality who has made an outstanding performance in a programme or series in the past year.
Lifetime Achievement the Organiser, in consultation with the judges and the EBU Television Committee will award the Lifetime Achievement to a personality who has made an outstanding and extensive contribution to the world of entertainment including, but not exclusively, their work in television, audio or online media.