The inaugural Diversify TV Excellence Awards were held on Tuesday 17th October 2017 at the Carlton Hotel, Cannes, hosted by transgender model Zion Moreno.
Six awards were presented at the ceremony celebrating programming that demonstrated a fair and accurate depiction of either LGBTQ, disability or race and ethnicity. The programmes all aired on either a linear or nonlinear platform for the first time between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017
Entries were judged on their originality, innovation and impact.
Click here to view the 2017 shortlist
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: