NEWS published on 02 Jul 2019 • Department / Unit Communications

Nominations now open for 58th Rose d’Or Awards

The prestigious Rose d’Or Awards are now open for entries, as the 58th edition prepares to return to the UK with a gala ceremony planned for Sunday 1 December 2019 at Kings Place, London.

There are Rose d’Ors available in 10 categories, along with three special awards for Performance of the Year, Lifetime Achievement and the reinstated Golden Rose, which will be given to the single outstanding entertainment programme or series from the past year.

More information and how to enter here

For nearly 60 years the Rose d’Or Awards have defined the gold standard of excellence in entertainment programming. Last April, the EBU and international publishing company, C21Media, signed an agreement transferring responsibility of organizing the awards to C21. The EBU remains a key partner.

The categories in the 2019 Rose d’Or Awards are:

Comedy scripted and non-scripted comedy shows including sketch shows, panel, improvisation, clips, comedy specials and stand-up. Series or single programmes.

Comedy Drama and Sitcom scripted comedy series or one-off dramas, involving regular characters in various everyday situations.

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.

Soap or Telenovela best multi-episode popular drama or melodrama, either on-going or limited run.

Reality and Factual Entertainment series in which a situation or topic is treated or created through real people or programmes which tell their story by following real-life characters.

Arts performing arts and cultural programmes featuring stage recordings and television adaptations of performing arts, or documentaries dedicated to art forms or artists. Series and Single programmes will be considered.

Studio Entertainment studio-based game show, variety and event series and specials.

Children and Youth all genres produced for children and youth older than 6 years. Series or single programmes will be considered.

Social Media Video Series original fiction or non-fiction short-form video series, under a half an hour duration) that premiere on social, web, mobile and video platforms.

Audio Entertainment scripted or unscripted original podcast and radio.

Special awards are:

Performance of the Year The Organiser, in consultation with members of the international press, will award to a personality in television or online video who has made an outstanding contribution over the past year.

Lifetime Achievement The organiser, in consultation with the panel of judges will award the Lifetime Achievement to a personality who has made an outstanding contribution to the world of entertainment including, but not exclusively, their work in television or online media.

The Golden Rose the event’s original English name is re-established for one special final award presented to the programme or series that, in the opinion of the judges, has been the outstanding entertainment programme or series of 2019. All category entries will be eligible for consideration for The Golden Rose.

Awards Entry timeline:

Submission start: 2 July 2019
Submission deadline: 27 September 2019
Nominees announcement: 11 October 2019
Award Ceremony: 1 December 2019

Relevant Links

Rose d'Or

Contact detail

Jo Waters
Senior Communications Officer
+41 22 717 2501
waters@ebu.ch