The Monte-Carlo Television Festival (June 14-18) has unveiled its official selection of nominees that recognizes several series, many of which have already achieved acclaim from critics as well as several awards, among them are Killing Eve, Bodyguard, and the Assassination of Gianni Versace.

Monte-Carlo is rolling out the red carpet this Friday! The festival has just published a list of nominations for the Golden Nymphs that will once again delight the fans of TV and web and series.

Spread over six categories of news and fiction, 28 programs from 17 countries are officially selected as candidates for the illustrious awards.

“Again this year, the Golden Nymphs Ceremony will be an opportunity to reward an exceptional panel of nominees from around the world. I am confident that the members of our prestigious jury will demonstrate exemplary professionalism in selecting the laureates. The quality, diversity and international nature of the selection of this edition demonstrate, once again, the reputation of the competition, considered one of the most influential in the international television production sector, “said Laurent Puons, Vice-President of the Monte-Carlo Television Festival.

Leading series in the running for the Golden Nymphs

Among the nominees of this edition 2019, including the drama series category, are Killing Eve, the series written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge and starring Sandra Oh, winner of the Emmy Award, or Bodyguard, the thriller starring Richard Madden (winner of the Golden Globe the best actor for his performance). In the Fictional Program category, we find Escape at Dannemora with Patricia Arquette, who is also nominated in the Best Actress category, and The Assassination of Gianni Versace, Ryan Murphy’s new American Crime Story.

The Monte-Carlo Festival, which will open with a preview of the series L.A.’s Finest, will name its winners at the Closing Ceremony on Tuesday, June 18th.

Lists of nominees by category

Best Dramatic Series
Bodyguard (United Kingdom)
Das Boot (Germany, Czech Republic)
Killing Eve (United Kingdom)
The prodigious Friend (Italy)
State of Happiness (Norway)
Moscow Black (Norway)

Best actor in a drama series
Amund Harboe – State of Happiness
Richard Madden -Bodyguard
Adam Palsson – Moscow Black
Tom Wlaschiha – Das Boot

Best actress in a drama series
Keeley Hawes – Bodyguard
Vicky Krieps – Das Boot
Sandra Oh – Killing Eve
Malene Wadel – State of Happiness

Best comic series
Dabing Street (Czech Republic)
In Natt (Norway)
HP (France)
On The Spectrum (Israel)

Best actor in a comic series
Anders Baasmo Christiansen – In Natt
Niv Majar – On The Spectrum
Vaclav Neuzil – Dabing Street
Raphaël Quenard – HP

Best actress in a comic series
Myanna Buring – In Natt
Tiphaine Daviot – HP
Naomi Levov – On The Spectrum
Klara Meliskova – Dabing Street

Best long fiction program
A Very English Scandal (United Kingdom)
American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace (USA)
Dukla 61 (Czech Republic)
Escape at Dannemora (United States)
The Thirsty to live (France)
Prima che the notte (Italy)

Best actor in a long program of fiction
Darren Criss – The American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace
Fabrizio Gifuni – Prima che the notte
Hugh Grant – A Very English Scandal
Grégory Montel – The Thirst for Life

Best actress in a long program of fiction
Patricia Arquette – Escape at Dannemora
Penelope Cruz – The American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace
Martha Issova – Dukla 61
Claire Keim – The Thirst for Life

*Article originally published on the French edition of the Monaco Tribune.