BBC Three Celebrates Accomplishments at Pink New Awards, MIPCOM
The broadcast channel owned by the BBC has won awards for two shows, I Kissed A Boy and Planet Sex with Cara Delevingne, as they are available to stream on BBC iPlayer. By: Dylan Low
BBC Three celebrates their win following the channel’s original series, I Kissed A Boy, achieving Screen Moment of the Year at the reputable Pink New Awards, cementing their spot as a leader in inclusive and innovative content.
I Kissed A Boy has amassed far-reaching approval for their unique storytelling and dedication to diversity and LGBTQ+ inclusion. The show’s accomplishment at the awards highlight BBC Three’s firm belief to produce content that entertains and educates the audience.
Furthermore, BBC Three’s Planet Sex with Cara Delevingne has claimed the Best Factual Entertainment Programme award at MIPCOM Cannes, detailed at the festival as ‘a revelation and worldwide success’.
Fiona Campbell, Controller of Youth Audience (both BBC Three and iPlayer), has showcased her excitement of the wins, stating, “Many congratulations to the teams behind these stand out shows - the contributors in I Kissed A Boy made network TV history in the UK with the first same sex dating show and Cara Delevingne’s original investigation into modern sexuality demonstrate that both shows are at the cutting edge of television. Thank you to the teams at Two Four and Naked for their commitment and creativity.”
BBC Three hopes to continue setting trends and achievements, with their passion to produce high-quality, inclusive and provocative content that showcases real everyday life, ensuring to produce fresh, engaging and inclusive award-winning programming.
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