“THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL” IS RECIPIENT OF GOLDEN NYMPH AT 52ND MONTE CARLO TELEVISION FESTIVAL
Monte Carlo, June 14, 2012…THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL was the recipient of the International TV Audience Award in the “Telenovela/Soap Opera” category on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at the Monte Carlo Television Festival, confirming that the it remains the world’s most watched series in its genre. This is the seventh consecutive year that the series has been the recipient of this award.
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL cast members Scott Clifton (“Liam”), Don Diamont (“Bill”), Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (“Steffy”), Kim Matula (“Hope”) and Hunter Tylo (“Taylor”), accepted the award on stage at Closing Awards Ceremony at the Grimaldi Forum.
The International TV Audience Awards are determined by the sum of ratings across five continents and 65 countries as measured by Médiamétrie and Eurodata TV Worldwide. The win signifies that THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL delivered higher ratings worldwide in 2011 than any other telenovela or daily drama. Created by Médiamétrie, Eurodata TV Worldwide distributes programming and audience information, based on its partnership with the national institutes operating people meter systems throughout the world.
For over two decades, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL has explored the entangled lives, passionate loves, high-stakes battles, loyalties, tragedies and the inspiring triumphs of the Forrester, Logan and Spencer families. With romance, sensuality, complex characters and intricate and compelling storylines, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL is, at its core, a gripping tale of high fashion glamour, honor and most importantly, family.
On May 9, 2012, the series received 11 Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Award nominations. In 2011, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL received its third consecutive Daytime Emmy® award for “Outstanding Daytime Drama Series” and is the current record-holder as the Most Popular Daytime Soap Currently on TV by The Guinness World Records®.
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, which celebrated its 25th anniversary on March 23, 2012, is a Bell-Phillip Television production, broadcast weekdays (1:30-2:00 PM, ET; 12:30-1:00 PM, PT) on the CBS Television Network. Bradley P. Bell is the Executive Producer and Head Writer. THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL is the first and only daytime drama to simulcast in Spanish in the United States utilizing SAP (Secondary Audio Program) technology.