The Monte-Carlo Television Festival and Eurodata TV Worldwide announce the winners of the 14th “International TV Audience Awards”
Laurent Puons, Chief Executive Officer of the Festival and Avril Blondelot, Head of Content Insight at Eurodata TV Worldwide revealed the winners of the 2019 edition of the “International TV Audience Awards” at the 59th Golden Nymph Awards Ceremony at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.
Are rewarded the programmes delivering the highest ratings worldwide in 2018 across five continents in three categories: “Crime TV Series”, “Drama TV Series”, and “Telenovelas / Soap Operas”. The winners were chosen based on the total of TV ratings of the best performing episodes in the broadcast countries(1) among the 63 territories included in the survey, i.e. about 3.5 billion potential viewers.
The winners are:
For “Crime TV Series”:
Lethal Weapon (USA)
This programme gathered 24.2 million viewers(2) worldwide in 2018.
Other successful programmes nominated in this category were Criminal Minds (USA) and Midsomer Murders (UK).
For “Drama TV Series”:
The Good Doctor (USA)
This program gathered 47.7 million viewers(2) worldwide in 2018.
Other successful programmes nominated in this category were Grey’s Anatomy (USA) and Naagin (India).
For “Telenovelas / Soap Operas”:
From Your Heart To Mine (Dil Se Dil Tak - India)
This program gathered 13.3 million viewers(2) worldwide in 2018.
Other successful programmes nominated in this category were The Bold And The Beautiful (USA) and Elif (Turkey).
(1) Based on the 30 best performing episodes of imported series in the 63 studied countries – international audiences only (excluding local market)
(2) International audiences plus local market
Sources: Eurodata TV Worldwide / Admosphere (Armenia) / AGB Stat Ipsos (Lebanon) / AGF in Zusammenarbeit mit GfK (Germany) / AGTT – GfK Teletest (Austria) / ARMA – Kantar Media (Romania) / ATO – Nielsen Admosphere (Czech Republic) / Auditel – Nielsen Television Audience Measurement (Italy) / BARB – Kantar Media (United Kingdom) / BARC India (India) / BRC (South Africa) / Capacent (Iceland) / CIM – GfK (Belgium) / CSM Media Research (China) / Finnpanel Oy (Finland) / GARB Audience Research (Bulgaria) / GEVS (Belarus) / IARB – Kantar Media (Israel) / Kantar Media (Spain, Vientam) / CAEM (Portugal) / Maxima Media (Mongolia) / Medialogic Pakistan – GfK (Pakistan) / Mediascope Russia (Russia) / Médiamétrie - Médiamat (France) / Mediapulse TV-Panel (Switzerland) / MMS (Sweden) / Nielsen IBOPE Republica Dominicana (Dominican Republic) / Nielsen Media Research (USA) / Nielsen Television Audience Measurement (Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Macedonia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand) / Numeris (Canada) / Regional TAM – Nielsen Television Audience Measurement (Australia) / Stichting KijkOnderzoek – GfK (The Netherlands) / TAM Ireland Ltd – Nielsen TAM (Ireland) / Television Industry Committee – Nielsen Ukraine (Ukraine) / TIAK – Kantar Media (Turkey) / TNS Emor (Estonia) / TNS Gallup (Norway) / TNS Gallup TV Meter (Denmark) / TNS Central Asia (Kazakhstan) / TNS LT (Lithuania) / TNS Latvia (Latvia) / TV MR GE – Nielsen Television Audience Measurement (Georgia) / TV MR MLD –Nielsen Television Audience Measurement (Moldova) / Video Research Ltd (Japan)