WINNERS ANNOUNCED OF THE PRESTIGIOUS HOT BIRD™ TV AWARDS!

The winners of this year’s HOT BIRD™ TV Awards, the unique international event distinguishing quality of content creation and innovation by thematic satellite television channels, were honoured on November 25 at a gala ceremony in Venice in the company of 200 international broadcasting executives. Winning public and private channels from eight countries reflected the vitality of the satellite broadcasting market and its capacity to innovate.


“The winners at this year’s HOT BIRD™ TV Awards showcase global excellence in programming and a capacity for creative inspiration and quality,” said Michel de Rosen, Eutelsat CEO. “The strength of the winners in each of the categories demonstrates a wealth of talent and our congratulations go out to them and all the nominees.” Founded in 1998, the Awards comprise 10 thematic categories, the People’s Choice Award, and Awards for Best Programme and Best New Channel launched over the last 12 months.
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CATEGORY CHANNEL COUNTRY
Children’s Carousel Russia
Cinema Joint Winners

Kino Soyuz

Sky Cinema 1 HD

Russia

Italy

Culture/Education Babel

Rai Storia Special Mention

Italy

Italy

Documentaries DMAX Germany
Fiction/General Entertainment Sky Uno Italy
Lifestyle Rai 5

NRJ Paris Special Mention

Italy

France

Music France Ô France
News BBC Arabic

TG Norba 24 Special Mention

United Kingdom

Italy

National Window TVE Internacional

SMtv San Marino Special Mention

Spain

San Marino

Sport TRACE Sports France
People’s Choice MiniMini Poland
Best Programme The Beethoven Project (Deutsche Welle TV)

CCN (Comedy Central Polska) Special Mention

Germany

Poland

Best New Channel TG Norba 24 Italy
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