'Killing Eve' has been nominated at the prestigious Rose d'Or Awards 2019.

Jodie Comer in Killing Eve

Jodie Comer in Killing Eve

Phoebe Waller-Bridge's hugely popular spy thriller - which stars Sandra Oh and Jodie Corner as M15 agent Eve Polastri and assassin Villanelle respectively - has been named on the shortlist ahead of the ceremony's 58th annual celebration, which will be hosted by Sir Lenny Henry at London's Kings Place on December 1.

The programme finds itself competing in the Drama category alongside 'Chernobyl', 'Years & Years', 'Succession', 'Escape at Dannemora' and '8 Days: To The Moon And Back'.

The shortlist was voted for by 60 international judges made up of media industry professionals, chaired by 'The Bridge' star Sofia Helin.

Speaking about the nominations, she said: "The shortlist for the Rose d'Or awards this year is brilliantly diverse, which reflects the outstanding and varied output of entertainment programming we have seen in the last year across the globe.

"With a record-breaking amount of entries this year, it is an incredibly exciting time for the Rose d'Or Awards as they near their 60th anniversary. Our congratulations to all nominated."

The ceremony honours international excellence in entertainment across 10 categories, as programmes from France, Norway, Germany, Canada, Brazil and Australia are also nominated.

British television is represented across all 10 categories, including 'EastEnders' getting the nod for a potential Soap or Telenovela prize.

Also listed are 'Vidas Opostas' ('Tangled Lives'), '30SOMETHINGS', 'Topissima', 'Casualty' and 'Orphans of a Nation'.

Meanwhile, a number of special accolades, Performance of the Year, Lifetime Achievement and The Golden Rose, will be handed out.

All three will be revealed ahead of the ceremony, and German TV comedy icon Maren Kroymann will be recognised with the lifetime achievement prize.

Past honourees in the special categories include the likes of John Cleese, Angela Lansbury and Joanna Lumley.

The shortlist for The Rose d'Or Awards 2019 are:

Reality and Factual Entertainment:

'Blackout' - SVT/SVT1/Sweden

'63Up' - MultiStory Media/ITV/GE/UK

'The Repair Shop'

'Our Dementia Choir with Vicky McClure'

'The Circle'

'Employable Me'

Arts:

'David Bowie: Finding Fame'

'Instant Dreams'

'Dance or Die'

'Teddy Pendergrass: If You Don't Know Me'

'She Composes Like a Man'

'The Greenaway Alphabet'

Studio Entertainment:

'Dance Revolution'

'The Last Leg'

'Holey Moley'

'Michael Mcintyre's Big Show'

'Songland'

'Let's Keep It Between Us'

Children and Youth:

'Guilty'

'Katy'

'Hi Mum, Bye Dad (Van vader naar moeder)'

'ZombieLars'

'Jenny 2 - My recovery'

'Nighthawks'

Social Media Video Series:

'InstaLove'

'Carpool Karaoke'

'SWIPE'

'The Dead Girls Detective Agency'

'SKAM Austin'

'Ballybeg Post Office'

Audio Entertainment:

'Documentary on One: The Announcement'

'Griefcast'

'It Burns: The Scandal-Plagued Race to Breed the World's Hottest Chilli'

'Daliso Chaponda: Citizen of Nowhere'

'Brexitcast'

'13 Minutes to the Moon'

Comedy:

'Shabas'

'Famalam'

'Baroness Von Sketch Show'

'Couples Therapy'

'This Time With Alan Partridge'

'Kroymann'

Soap or Telenovela:

'Vidas Opostas (aka "Tangled Lives")'

'30SOMETHINGS'

'Orphans of a Nation'

'BBC Casualty'

'EastEnders'

'Topíssima'

Comedy Drama and Sitcom:

'Sex Education'

'Plebs'

'The Bisexual'

'Arde Madrid'

'Derry Girls Series 2'

'After Life'

Drama:

'Killing Eve'

'Escape at Dannemora'

'Succession'

'Chernobyl '

'Years and Years'

'8 Days: To The Moon and Back'


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