Eutelsat announces Hot Bird TV Awards nominees

17.23 Europe/London, October 6, 2011 By Julian Clover

A record 160 channels are participating in the Hot Bird Awards, the international event for thematic satellite channels broadcasting over the Eutelsat system.
The final nominations were selected by a jury of media experts that met in Paris over two days. A total of 13 countries will be represented at the ceremony at the Scuola Grande of San Giovanni Evangelista, Venice on November 25.
“Year on year, the members of the jury of the Hot Bird TV Awards are impressed by the capability of content producers to innovate, seek originality and create trends. This excellence deserves recognition and we are delighted to be part of an event that rewards their constant effort and investment,” said Duilio Giammaria, chairman of the jury.
The final vote includes that of the People’s Choice Award.
The nominations for 2011 are:
Carousel (Russia)
MiniMini (Poland)
Yourfamily (Germany)
Babel (Italy)
Mezzo Live HD (France)
Rai Storia (Italy)
Fiction/General Entertainment
Comedy Central Polska (Poland)
PMC Family (United Arab Emirates)
SkyUno (Italy)
Kino Soyuz (Russia)
NTV Plus 3D by Panasonic (Russia)
Sky Cinema 1 HD (Italy)
BBC Knowledge (Poland)
DMAX (Germany)
IZ TV (Turkey)
Lifestyle (Poland)
NRJ Paris (France)
Rai 5 (Italy)
France Ô (France)
Rock TV (Hungary)
TRACE Urban (France)
Viva Polska (Poland)
National Window
CCTV News (China)
DW-TV (Germany)
SMtv San Marino (San Marino)
TVE Internacional (Spain)
Votes open for People’s Choice Award
BBC Arabic (United Kingdom)
CNC World (China)
TG Norba 24 (Italy) TVN CNBC (Poland)
ESPN UK (United Kingdom)
Novasports HD (Greece)
TRACE Sports (France)