MONTE-CARLO – Winners of the prestigious Golden Nymph Awards were announced at the 58th Monte-Carlo Television Festival.


Golden Nymphs covering a range of categories from television films, mini-series, drama and comedy series, and news documentaries, as well as a number of accolades including the International TV Audience Award and the Prince Rainier III Special Prize were presented during the Awards Ceremony at the Grimaldi Forum.


A star-studded red carpet saw HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco joined by many leading US and international acting and creative talent from hit television series, including La Casa de Papel, Scorpion, The Good Fight, The Bold and The BeautifulLiar, Nashville, Poldark, Harlots and The End of the F***ing World.


Laurent Puons, CEO of the Monte-Carlo Television Festival, said: “The 58th edition of our Festival has been a true celebration of the depth and breadth of global programming. We are delighted to have once again played host to this unique showcase of the world’s leading fiction, documentary and news content.  Congratulations to the worthy recipients of the Golden Nymphs and our other awards this evening, and many thanks to our juries, our sponsors, and the fans who have contributed so much to make this year’s event such a success.”


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.

The Festival has also been at the forefront in showcasing the highly talented professionals associated with many of the most successful programs in the history of the medium.

Celebrities, producers, directors, writers and heads of studios, networks and digital platforms gather in June every year to attend series launches, premier screenings, conferences, press activities, public events, VIP meetings and signing sessions.


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.



The winners of the Golden Nymph Awards (Palmarès des Nymphes d’Or) are as follows:




Best Long Fiction Program

Little Boy Blue

ITV Studios United Kingdom


Outstanding Actress

Sinèad Keenan

Little Boy Blue United Kingdom


Outstanding Actor

Ewan McGregor

Fargo USA




Best Documentary

Abuse And The UN / FN Och Övergreppen

Swedish Television/ Mission Investigate Sweden


Jury Prize


Mongoose Pictures / Frontline WGBH United Kingdom


Best TV News Item

Libya Slave Auction

CNN International
USA / United Kingdom / Libya


Best Live Breaking News


BBC News United Kingdom




Best Comedy TV Series

The End Of The F***ing World

Clerkenwell Films / Dominic Buchanan Productions United Kingdom


Outstanding Actress

Daisy May Cooper

This Country United Kingdom


Outstanding Actor

Tony Shalhoub

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel USA




Best Drama TV Series

La Casa De Papel

Vancouver Media Spain


Outstanding Actress

Lynn Van Royen

Hotel Beau Sejour / Beau Séjour Belgium


Outstanding Actor

Johannes Lassen

Below The Surface / Gidseltagningen Denmark




Best Action & Science Fiction TV Series


CBS Television Studios, SB Films, Perfect Storm Entertainment, Blackjack Productions, K/O Paper Products USA


Best Crime TV Series

Lethal Weapon

Lin Pictures In Association With Good Session Productions And Warner Bros. Television USA


Best Telenovelas – Soap Operas

The Bold And The Beautiful

Bell-Phillip Television Productions, Inc. USA




Prince Rainier III Special Prize

A Plastic Whale

Sky News United Kingdom


Prince Rainier III Special Prize

Forest Blind

MBC Chungbuk South Korea



ISIS Next Generation / Les Enfants Perdus Du Califat



International Committee of the Red Cross Prize

Goodbye Aleppo

BBC Arabic United Kingdom



Benede / Der Polizist, Der Mord Und Das Kind

Hager Moss Film Germany


Monaco Red Cross Prize

The Power Of Silence / Pau, La Força D’Un Silenci

Televisió De Catalunya – CCMA SA, Minoria Absoluta, SA And EITB Spain


PeaceJam Prize

The Divine Order / Die Göttliche Ordnung

Zodiac Pictures Ltd Switzerland


PeaceJam Prize

White Right: Meeting The Enemy

Fuuse Films United Kingdom