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MONTE-CARLO, 16th June - Winners of the prestigious Golden Nymph Awards were announced this evening at the 56th 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; the Prince Rainier III Special Prize were presented during the star-studded Awards Ceremony at the Grimaldi Forum.

This evening, h.s.h. Prince Albert II of Monaco was joined on the red carpet by many leading US and international celebrities including an array of talent from hit television series such as Transparent, The Odd Couple, Scorpion, Hawaii 5:0, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, Chicago Med, Stranger Things, The Bold & the Beautiful, Poldark, Blindspot, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, Code Black, Private Eyes and Bosch.

Laurent Puons, CEO of the Monte-Carlo Television Festival, said "The 56th edition has delivered another exceptional event to celebrate the diversity and excellence of international drama and fiction programming. We are proud to offer this unique platform to launch and highlight these outstanding shows to the world's media and viewers, and I congratulate all those that have been presented with the Golden Nymph this evening. I would also like to thank our jury members and presidents, our many sponsors, and all the fans for their enthusiasm and contribution throughout this year's Festival."

Other highlights of the 56th Monte-Carlo Television Festival included the inaugural ConTech Academy; exclusive screenings; personal appearances and autograph sessions, as well as glamorous receptions organised by major television networks and studios, all of which contribute to the magical atmosphere of Monaco.

This year more than 300 journalists from around the world were present to cover this unique international television festival attended by the creative forces of the industry.

*See the attached PDF document for the complete list of Golden Nymph award winners.

Visit http://www.tvfestival.com for full details on tonight's event. To obtain photography, please see http://www.tvfestival.com/press-photos-agencies for a full list of accredited photo agencies and contacts.

Press Contact: press@tvfestival.com

About The Monte-Carlo Television Festival
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.

With an international overview, the Festival is considered a must attend annual event in the global content diary. Celebrities, producers, directors, writers and heads of studios, networks and digital platforms gather in June every year to attend series launches, premier screenings, conferences, master classes, industry workshops, interactive and immersive demo experiences, press activities, public events, VIP meetings and signing sessions.

Culminating with a unique competition, which celebrates and honours fiction, 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.


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