“Bake Off,” “Wild Things” up for Rose d’Or awards

Love Productions' Great British Bake Off and Wild Things from Zodiak Media, IWC and Mad Monk Productions are among the nominees for this year's awards show, to be held in London in December.
November 9, 2015

Nominations for the 2015 Rose d’Or Awards, to be presented at the British Museum in London on December 9, have been announced.

More than 400 programs – 377 television and 82 radio entries – were submitted for this year, which, according to organizers Eurovision, amounts to a record number of entries in the six categories that span TV, online video and radio.

“To have attracted a record number of entries for the second year in a row shows the prestige and the draw of the Rose d’Or Awards,” said Eurovision media director Jean Philip de Tender in a statement. “This means that the quality of the nominees this year is extremely high – not just in television but also in radio. It highlights the level of entertainment content that’s being produced across the industry.”

Nominations in categories covering unscripted, non-fiction and entertainment, with credits supplied by the Rose d’Or Awards, are as follows:

Monty Python: The Meaning of Live – Ian Johnson Publicity/UKTV (United Kingdom)
Our Gay Wedding: The Musical – Channel 4 (United Kingdom)
This is Opera: Turandot – TVE (Spain)

Reality & Factual Entertainment
Street Jungle – Media Ranch (Canada)
The Great British Bake Off - BBC (United Kingdom)
Who Cares? – Nice Entertainment Group (Sweden)

Game Show
My Mom Cooks Better Than Yours – FremantleMedia Ltd (United Kingdom)
Sweden’s Greatest Know-It-All – Sveriges Television (Sweden)
Wild Things – Zodiak Media, IWC and Mad Monk Productions (United Kingdom)

Friendly Fire (Mein Bester Feind) – Endemol/Shine Germany GmbH (Germany)
The Graham Norton Show – BBC (United Kingdom)
The Museum – Nice Entertainment Group (Sweden)

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