Atresmedia wins big at Spain's Ondas awards
Juan Fernandez Gonzalez
| 07 November 2014
Atresmedia Group, led by its TV unit, has won six prestigious Ondas awards, which recognises those working in the fields of TV, music, advertising and radio in Spain.
atresBoomerang TV's drama production El Tiempo Entre Costuras, which was broadcast on Antena 3, won two awards: best Spanish series (shared with El Príncipe) and best TV actress for Adriana Ugarte.
The series scored over five million viewers when it aired on prime time and has been sold internationally as The Time in Between to the whole of Latin America, Italy, Germany, Russia and Romania, among other countries. The series tells the story of a young seamstress who manages to overcome heartbreak and runs away from war. The main character reinvents herself and ends up working as a spy for the British Government during the prelude to World War II.
José Sacristán won the best fiction interpreter award for his role in Velvet, which is now airing its second season on Antena 3, achieving audience figures of over four million.
Atresmedia also scooped some best presenter prizes, with the men's award going to Arturo Valls for Los Viernes al Show and Ahora Caigo, and the women's for Mamen Mendizábal, presenter and director of laSexta's Más Vale Tarde.
The group's last Ondas award went to radio with Europa FM's Un Lugar Llamado Mundo, presented by Javier Limón, picking up the best music programme award.