No surprises at Creativity Night – SWR2

For the first time, the German Television Prize will be awarded not on one evening, but on two consecutive evenings. But on the first night, there were no big surprises.

Among the favorites at the 2022 German Film Awards: Robert Thalheim’s Netflix series “The Billion Dollar Code” disappeared empty-handed the first evening.

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German TV will celebrate two evenings in 2022

On September 13, the “Creativity Night” was held, at which eleven prizes were presented. The five-time favorite “Der Pass” has already won two awards as “Eldorado KaDeWe”. Jan Böhmermann’s “ZDF Magazin Royale” was once again awarded in the Best Entertainment Book category.

Creators Night at the 2022 German Television Awards (Photo: dpa Bildfunk, Geisler-Fotopress/Schmiegelt)

The Best Entertainment Equipment award went to Bambi Mercury and Envy Perrault for “Viva la Diva”, who celebrated their award in fabulous costumes.

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Jan Böhmermann, winner of the German Television Prize 2021 (Photo: IMAGO, Future Image)

In 2021, TV artist Jan Böhmermann won the German Television Award in the Best Entertainment Books category.


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The big party, which will be broadcast live and prime time on ZDF on September 14, will be moderated by Barbara Schönberger – where the eagerly awaited “big” prizes will be awarded.

Favorites with five nominations for both Netflix and ZDF

The German Netflix production of “The Billion Dollar Code” and the ZDF thriller series “Der Pass” each received five pre-nominations. The Netflix mini-series deals with the development of “Google Earth” predecessor “TerraVision” and has been nominated for Best Mini-Series, among other things.

The Billion Dollar Code: The Netflix Series by Robert Thalheim

Austrian-German series Der Pass can look forward to nominations for Best Drama Series and for leading actor Nicholas Offcharek.

Nicholas Ovcharik at the world premiere of

Best Actor for The Passport: Nicholas Ovcharek


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Iris Berbin received an honorary award for her acting career spanning six decades

Iris Perben received the honorary award of this year’s German Television Award. The actress, born in Detmold in 1950, has been posing for the camera since the 1960s. Her breakthrough came in 1978 alongside Ingrid Steiger in Two Heavenly Daughters, a follow-up series to the movie Klimbim.

Iris Berbin at the premiere of the movie

Most recently, she played Iris Berben in Robin Ostlund’s tragicomedy The Triangle of Sorrow. The film received the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.


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She achieved major success between 1994 and 2013 as Detective Inspector “Rosa Roth” in the ZDF series of the same name or with leading roles in television productions such as “Afrika, mon amour” (2007) or “Der Wagner-Clan. A Family Story” (2014). ).

All nominees for the German Television Prize 2022:

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