“Gogglebox,” “Married at First Sight” among Rose d’Or nominees

Both shows are up for best reality and factual entertainment program at the 53rd edition of the European awards show, taking place in Berlin on September 17. (Pictured: Gogglebox)
June 16, 2014

Nominees have been announced for the 53rd edition of the Rose d’Or Awards, taking place September 17 in Berlin.

Organizers Eurovision say that close to 400 programs from more than 100 production companies and broadcasters from around the world were submitted for consideration. This year’s show features six categories for television and online video while introducing three new categories for radio: comedy, entertainment and reality/factual entertainment.

Three finalists have been selected for each category. Those in the non-fiction/unscripted categories are as follows (with credits supplied by the organizers):
Inside the Mind of Leonardo – BSkyB (United Kingdom)
Music, Maestro – RTP (Portugal)
Peter & The Wolf/Pierre et le Loup – Camera Lucida Productions (France)

Reality & Factual Entertainment
Gogglebox – Channel 4 (United Kingdom)
Married at First Sight – Snowman Productions (Denmark)
The Kamaras Love You – Eyeworks (The Netherlands)

Game Show
Extraordinary Masters (original title: Die Deutschen Meister) – Brainpool TV GmbH (Germany)
Pointless (UK), Episode 1 (Series 9) – Endemol International BV (The Netherlands)
The Common Denominator – Armoza Formats (Israel)

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