The Monte-Carlo TV Festival and Eurodata TV Worldwide announce the nominees of the 13th International TV Audience Awards
June 5th 2018 : The 58th Monte-Carlo Television Festival and Eurodata TV Worldwide have joined forces for the 13th time in order to reward scripted programs who deliver the highest ratings worldwide.
This year’s International TV Audience Awards will reward the programs that gathered the highest number of viewers worldwide in 2017 across five continents in three categories: ”Action & Science-Fiction TV Series”, “Crime TV Series”, and “Telenovelas / Soap Operas”.
The nominees are:
Action & Science-Fiction TV Series
Prison Break (USA)
Crime TV Series
Criminal Minds (USA)
Lethal Weapon (USA)
Telenovelas / Soap Operas
Meri Aasquigui Tum Se Hi (India)
The Bold And The Beautiful (USA)
Saath Nibhana Saathiya (India)
The nominees were pre-selected among the thirty best performing foreign fiction programs in 62 territories, i.e. more than 2.5 billion potential viewers.
Are excluded series for which the last episode produced was broadcast in their country of origin before 2014.
The winners will be revealed on Tuesday June 19th during the 58th Golden Nymph Awards Ceremony, held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.
Scope: Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, HongKong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan,, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Moldova, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, The United States, Venezuela.
The French industry leader in media research, Médiamétrie monitors, measures and analyses audience behaviour and market trends. Created in 1985, Médiamétrie is operating in television, radio, Internet, cinema, mobile phones, tablets and the cross-media sector in France and abroad. Médiamétrie generated a turnover of €93 million in 2017.
About Eurodata TV Worldwide
Created by Médiamétrie, Eurodata TV Worldwide analyses and distributes data from television audience measurement companies around the world, based on its partnership agreements. Today, Eurodata TV Worldwide’s database contains more than 5,500 channels in more than 100 territories and provides exhaustive daily programme information covering content, production, international distribution and audience levels for targeted programmes, all data emanating directly from the relevant authorised institute based in each country. These results are exploited in a range of services that aid decision-making by audiovisual professionals worldwide: producers, distributors, broadcasters, rights managers, sponsors, etc.
About the Monte-Carlo Television Festival
Originally created by Prince Rainier III of Monaco, and now under the Honorary Presidency of Prince Albert II of Monaco, The Monte-Carlo Television Festival has, for more than half a century, presented the very best of television from around the world. Culminating with a unique competition, which celebrates and honors fiction and news and current affairs programming with the prestigious Golden Nymph Awards, the Monte-Carlo Television Festival has been recognized as one of the finest Festivals in the world, enhanced even further by its location in the magical Principality of Monaco.