The second season of the Danish family drama and the new Swedish mystery series were voted Best Drama at the 2015 Tvprisen and Kristallen TV awards shows, respectively.
Denmark’s Tvprisen (TV Prize) and Sweden’s Kristallen (The Crystal) TV awards, the equivalent of the Emmy® Awards in the US and BAFTA TV Awards in the UK, recently announced this year’s winners at the Copenhagen TV Festival and the Kristallen Awards ceremony in Stockholm.
Contemporary family drama Arvingerne II (The Legacy II), produced by DR Fiction, bested its fellow nominees for the Tvprisen Best TV Drama award, which included:
- Fictionalized historical war drama 1864, produced by Miso Film
- Season 2 of the period drama Badehotellet (Fawlty Towers), produced by SF Film Production, Nitrat Film, and Thorsboe Lundblad
- Contemporary dramedy Bankerot (Bankruptcy), produced by DR Fiction (and being remade by AMC as Broke)
- Season 3 of the international smash hit Rita, produced by SF Film Production
- Sci-fi/adventure series Tidsrejsen (Time Travel), produced by DR Fiction
The Palladium-produced Nordic noir mystery/crime drama Jordskott brought home the Crystal Award for Best TV Drama, topping its competitors, which included:
- Political thriller Blå ögon (Blue Eyes), produced by Strix Drama
- Teen miniseries Portkod 1525 (Digicode 1525), produced by Eyeworks
- Character-driven drama Torpederna (The Torpedoes), produced by FLX
- Music-inspired miniseries Viva Hate, produced by Anagram
In addition, Lena Endre (Acquitted, Wallander, Millennium trilogy) and Peter Andersson (Jordskott, Millennium trilogy, Johan Falk) won the Best TV Actress and Actor Awards for their performances in Viva Hate, which centers on the life of a fan of British musician Morrissey, whose album is the namesake of the miniseries.
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