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‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ Wins 11th Consecutive Golden Nymph Award as World’s Most Watched Soap Opera

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CBS’ The Bold and the Beautiful earned its 11th consecutive Golden Nymph at the International TV Audience Awards in the Telenovela/Soap Opera category at the Monte Carlo Television Festival.  The award confirms B&B remains the world’s most watched soap opera.

Executive Producer and Head Writer Bradley Bell, accompanied by actors Darin Brooks (“Wyatt”), Scott Clifton (“Liam”), Katherine Kelly Lang (“Brooke”), John McCook (“Eric”), Rena Sofer (“Quinn”), and Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (“Steffy Forrester”) accepted the award on stage at the Closing Awards Ceremony at the Grimaldi Forum.

The 11th Annual TV Audience Awards category rewarded the programs that gathered the highest number of viewers worldwide in 2015 across five continents. The nominees were pre-selected among the 15 best-performing foreign fiction programs in 62 countries. The win signifies that THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL delivered higher ratings worldwide in 2015 than any other telenovela or daily drama series.  Created by Médiamétrie, Eurodata TV Worldwide distributes programming and audience information based on its partnership with the national institutes operating people meter systems throughout the world.

Thanks to the ratings data provided by Médiamétrie that led to past wins at the Golden Nymph Awards, Guinness World Records® has acknowledged that THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL is the world’s Most Popular Daytime Soap Currently on TV.

At the 43rd ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS on May 1, 2016, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL claimed four statues, including Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team.  

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL is a Bell-Phillip Television production, broadcast weekdays (1:30-2:00 PM, ET, 12:30-1:00 PM PT) on the CBS Television Network. Bradley P. Bell is the Executive Producer and Head Writer.

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