Baroness von Sketch Show picks up two Rockie Awards

Baroness von Sketch Show

Baroness von Sketch Show picked up two awards at Monday evening’s Rockie Awards International Program Competition, held in conjunction with the Banff World Media Festival. The Frantic Films-produced sketch comedy show won the $25,000 Rogers Prize for Excellence in Canadian Content, in addition to earning Best Comedy or Variety Program. The Jury Prize went to You Are Here: A Come From Away Story. The MDF Productions/HBO Canada feature documentary revisits the community of Gander, Newfoundland which welcomed over 6,500 passengers, forced to land amidst the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Tonight, entertainer Jann Arden hosts the Rockie Awards Gala where stars like Bill Hader and Kristin Kreuk are among the previously-announced honourees. Program of the Year and the winner of the Grand Jury Prize will also be revealed.

Here’s the complete list of winners from the International Program Competition:

Rogers Prize for Excellence in Canadian Content
Baroness von Sketch Show
Frantic Films
Canada

Rockies Francophone Prize 
Boomerang
Encore Télévision
Canada

Jury Prize
YOU ARE HERE
MDF Productions/HBO Canada
Canada 

DOCUMENTARY & FACTUAL
Crime & Investigative Program
Live PD
Big Fish Entertainment/A&E
USA

Environmental & Wildlife Program
Dynasties
BBC
UK

History & Biography Program
The Clinton Affair
Jigsaw Productions/Instinct Productions/A&E
USA

Science & Technology
One Strange Rock
Nutopia/National Geographic
USA/UK

Social & Current Affairs Program
The Elor Azaria Case: Hero or Murderer
Westdeutscher Rundfunk
Germany

Web Non-Fiction Series
Cosmos: The Universe in Five Minutes
YLE Finnish Broadcasting Company
Finland

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Animation
The Twist
Broken Yellow/Australian Broadcasting Corporation/
Screen Australia
Australia

Arts & Music Program
Elvis Presley: The Searcher
Old Farm Road Films/Sony Pictures Television
USA

Comedy & Variety Program
Baroness von Sketch Show
Frantic Films
Canada

Interactive Content
Damaged
Yellow Bear Studios/Insight Productions
Canada

Lifestyle Program
Employable Me
Employable Me Productions/Thomas Howe Associates
Canada

Reality Program
RuPaul’s Drag Race
World of Wonder
USA

CHILDREN & YOUTH
Animation: Children & Youth
The Star of Andra and Tati
Rai Radio Televisione Italiana/Larcadarte
Italy

Children & Youth Fiction Series
Katy
BBC
UK

Children & Youth Non-Fiction Series
My Life: Hike to Happiness
Nine Lives Media
UK

Interactive Content: Children & Youth
MarcoPolo World School
MarcoPolo Learning/Mad Snow/KeyFrame/Beat Street
Canada/USA/UK

Preschool Program
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood
Fred Rogers Productions/9 Story Media Group
USA/Canada

SCRIPTED
 
Comedy Series: English Language
Barry
HBO/Alec Berg/Hanarply
USA

Comedy Series: Non-English Language
Arthur’s Law
good friends Filmproduktions/TNT Comedy
Germany

Drama Series: English Language
Bodyguard
World Productions/BBC
UK

Drama Series: Non-English Language
Can You Hear Me?
Trio Orange
Canada

Limited Series
Sharp Objects
HBO/eOne/Tiny Pyro/Blumhouse/Fourth Born/crazyrose
USA/Canada

Sci-Fi & Genre-Based Series
Doctor Who
BBC Cymru/BBC One
UK

Serials, Soaps & Telenovelas
Tangled Lives
SP Televisão/SIC
Portugal

Television Movie
Mother’s Day
BBC Studios: The Documentary Unit
UK

Web Fiction Series
Wrong Kind of Black
Princess Pictures/Australian Broadcasting Corporation/
Screen Australia
Australia


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