For the first time, the German TV Prize will not be awarded on one night, but on two nights in a row. Netflix’s “Billion Dollar Code” and “Passport” each received five nominations. Actress Iris Berben was honored with an honorary award for her lifetime work.
German TV in 2022 will celebrate two evenings
For the first time this year, the German TV Prize will be awarded over two evenings. On September 13, the “Creative Night” will be hosted by Jana Pareigis, during which eleven awards will be presented. The big celebration, which on September 14 will be broadcast live on ZDF in prime time, moderated by Barbara Schöneberger.
Favorites, five nominations each from Netflix and ZDF.
A German Netflix Production’Billion dollar code” and the ZDF thriller series “Der Pass”. The Netflix miniseries follows the creation of Google Earth’s predecessor, TerraVision, and was nominated for Best Miniseries, among others.
The Billion Dollar Code: A Netflix series created by Robert Thalheim
The Austrian-German series “Der Pass” can expect nominations for the best drama series and for the lead actor Nicholas Ofczarek.
Iris Berben received an honorary award for her six-decade career as an actress
Iris Berben received an honorary award from the German Television Award this year. Born in Detmold in 1950, the actress has been in front of the camera since the 1960s. Her breakthrough happened in 1978. along with Ingrid Steeger in Two Heavenly Daughters, a continuation of the Klimbim series.
1994-2013 she achieved great success as detective inspector “Rosa Roth” in the ZDF series of the same name or with leading roles in TV shows such as “Africa, mon amour” (2007) or “Der Wagner-Clan”. Family History” (2014).