The Winners Are Revealed For 2017 Gullruten Awards

On Friday the winners of the 2017 Gullruten Awards, which pays tribute to the Norwegian television industry, were announced in a ceremony hosted by Sigrid Bonde Tusvik at Grieghallen in Bergen.

Valkyrien, which is heading to Walter Presents in The UK and USA, won Best Drama against worthy competition from Netflix sensation Nobel and Scandinavian favourite Skam. The series also claimed Best Actor for Pål Sverre Hagen, who plays doomsday fanatic Leif.

Ellen Dorrit Petersen, who won Best Actress for her role in Aber Bergen, said in her acceptance speech: “I’ll start by thanking the coolest crowd. It’s not you Aber Bergen, but my little family. They travel around with me so I can do the things I love, together with those I love.”

The nominees and winners, highlighted in bold, for the 2017 Gullruten Awards are as follows:

BEST DRAMA
Nobel, NRK
Skam, NRK
Valkyrien, NRK
Aber Bergen, TV3

BEST ACTOR
Aksel Hennie for Nobel, NRK
Anders Danielsen Lie for Nobel, NRK
Tarjei Moe for Skam, NRK
Pål Sverre Hagen for Valkyrien, NRK

BEST ACTRESS
Gine Cornelia Pedersen for Unge lovende, NRK
Kjersti Elvik for Snøfall, NRK
Ellen Birgitte Winther for Valkyrien, NRK
Ellen Dorrit Petersen for Aber Bergen, TV3

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Fra barn til borger, Aftenposten TV and NRK
Arktisk superstjerne, NRK
Dugma – The Button, NRK
Brennpunkt: Pengepredikanten, NRK

BEST COMEDY
BroShow, NRK
Vikingane, NRK
Brille, TVNorge
Helt perfekt, TVNorge

INNOVATION OF THE YEAR
Jeg mot meg, NRK
Innafor, NRK
The Stream, TV 2
Petter uteligger: Fra gata til Nordkapp, TV 2

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