The Diversify TV Excellence Awards aim to recognise, champion and celebrate diversity, equality and inclusion in international television programming.


The inaugural Diversify TV Excellence Awards were held on Tuesday 17th October 2017 at the Carlton HotelCannes, France.

Six awards were presented at the ceremony celebrating scripted and non-scripted programming that demonstrated a fair and accurate depiction of either LGBTQ, disability or race and ethnicity.

Entries were judged on their originality, innovation and impact.


Click here to view the 2017 shortlist and winners


The 2017 awards were judged by the following organisations that campaign for equality and inclusion:

Thank you to the sponsors of the 2017 Diversify TV Awards:

Entry criteria

Submissions for the 2018 Diversify TV Excellence Awards will open at MIPTV 2018. Entry details will be available here in April 2018.

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