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‘Babylon Berlin’ wins top prize at Shanghai TV Festival

‘Babylon Berlin’ wins top prize at Shanghai TV Festival

Another win for Babylon Berlin: The biggest Asian TV festival in Shanghai has honored the Roaring Twenties-Drama as Best Foreign Series with the renowned Magnolia Award. The 16-hour show has beaten highly prestigious Us series such as David Lynch’s Twin Peaks and David Shore’s medical drama The Good Doctor. The Shanghai TV Festival jury states: “Babylon Berlin wins for its high production values, brilliant script, engaging characters, and thrilling story. It showed us a time in European history that still feels culturally and politically relevant.”

After sweeping five German Television Awards earlier this year, among them Best Drama Series, the Magnolia Award it is the next great success for the series by X Filme Creative Pool, Ard Degeto, Sky Germany and Beta Film. Praised as “the most bingeable new drama since The Crown…” (Vogue) and “fabulous and stunning” (The Guardian) by international press Babylon Berlin garnered fabulous ratings

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