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"Escape At Dannemora," "Bodyguard" among Monte-Carlo TV Fest winners
Richard Madden won Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series at the Monte-Carlo TV Festival for his performance in "Bodyguard" (photo courtesy of Netflix)
  • MONTE-CARLO, Monaco
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Winners of the Golden Nymph Awards were honored on Tuesday evening (6/18) at the 59th Monte-Carlo Television Festival. Golden Nymphs covering a range of categories from long-fiction programs, drama and comedy series, and news programs as well as a number of accolades including the International TV Audience Awards and the Prince Rainier III Special Prize were presented during the awards ceremony at the Grimaldi Forum.

A glamorous red carpet saw H.S.H. Prince Albert of Monaco welcome Hollywood star and Crystal Nymph winner, Michael Douglas, along with many leading US and international acting and creative talent from hit television series.

H.S.H. Prince Albert II, honorary president of the Festival, commented, “The 59th Monte-Carlo Television Festival has not only offered glittering entertainment but has provided a forum for contemporary, topical debate. All this has been possible thanks to our wonderful international television industry participation. From fiction to documentaries to news content, our Golden Nymph Awards celebrate excellence across all genres.”

Here’s a rundown of the evening’s winners:

LONG FICTION
Best Long Fiction Program

Escape At Dannemora
SHOWTIME, Red Hour Productions, BUSYHANDS, The White Mountain Company, Michael De Luca Productions, BZ Entertainment
USA

Outstanding Actress
Patricia Arquette
Escape At Dannemora
USA

Outstanding Actor
Grégory Montel
Thirst For Life 

NEWS
Best Documentary

Dollar Heroes - North Korea’s Secret Slaves 
A & O Buero Filmproduktion - Moonlight Films - The Why Foundation
Germany, South Korea

Jury Prize
Crackdown: The “Rule Of Law” In China
NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
Japan

Best TV News Item
Khashoggi Body Double
CNN
Turkey

Best Live Breaking News
Good Morning Britain
ITV Studios - Daytime
 United Kingdom

TV SERIES
Best Comedy TV Series

On The Spectrum
Yes TV And Sumayoko Ltd.
Israel

Outstanding Actress
Naomi Levov
On The Spectrum
Israel

Outstanding Actor
Niv Majar
On The Spectrum
Israel

TV SERIES
Best Drama TV Series

My Brilliant Friend 
A Wildside / Fandango / Umedia Production For RAI / HBO
Italy

Outstanding Actress
Vicky Krieps
Das Boot
Germany, Czech Republic

Outstanding Actor
Richard Madden
Bodyguard
United Kingdom

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