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					    The Monte-Carlo Television Festival and EURODATA TV WORLDWIDE
                               announce the
         WINNERS of the 3rd International TV Audience Awards

Monaco, 12 June, 2008
The Monte-Carlo TV Festival and Eurodata TV Worldwide have joined
forces in order to reward programs who delivered the highest ratings

David Tomatis, Chief Executive Officer of the Festival, and Jacques Braun,
International Director of Eurodata TV Worldwide, revealed the winners of
the 3rd International TV Audience Awards Thursday night June 12th
during the 48th Monte-Carlo Television Festival Awards Ceremony
at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.

Are rewarded the programs delivering the highest ratings worldwide in
2007 across five continents in three categories: “Drama TV Series“,
“Comedy TV Series”, and "Telenovelas / Soap Operas".
Revealed on the occasion of the Monte Carlo TV Festival Press Conference
in Paris, the nominees were pre-selected among the ten best imported
fiction programs in 51 countries, i.e. 1.6 billion potential viewers.

For the most-watched television shows, the winners are:

 •    CSI: Las Vegas (USA) for “Drama TV Series” in competition with
      CSI: Miami (USA) and House (USA).

CSI: Las Vegas gathered more than 83.9 million viewers worldwide in

 •    Desperate Housewives (USA) for “Comedy TV               Series”   in
      competition with Monk (USA) and Ugly Betty (USA).

Desperate Housewives gathered more than 61.5 million viewers worldwide
in 2007*.

 •    The Bold and The Beautiful (USA) for “Telenovelas / Soap Operas”
       in competition with Destilando Amor (Mexico) and Marina (Mexique).

The Bold and The Beautiful gathered more than 26.2 million viewers
worldwide in 2007*.

     • Total of TV ratings of the best performing episode in the broadcast
        countries among the 51 countries included in the survey.

Scope of Survey : Australia (Regional TAM), Austria, Belgium, Bosnia,
Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic,
Denmark, Dominican Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece,
Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon,
Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland,
Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia,
South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand,
Turkey, Ukraine, United-Kingdom, USA, Venezuela.

About Eurodata TV Worldwide
Created by Médiamétrie, Eurodata TV Worldwide distributes programming
and audience ratings information, based on its partnership with the
national institutes operating people meter systems throughout the world.
Today, Eurodata TV Worldwide offers daily information including content,
production, international distribution and audience levels on over than
2000 channels in 87 territories. All data emanates directly from the
relevant authorized institutes based in each country around the world. In
2007, 90% of Eurodata TV Worldwide’s turnover came from abroad.

Médiamétrie is the French inter-professional company which measures the
audiences of both audio-visual and interactive mediums. It’s aim is to
ensure audience and performance measurement for the audio-visual and
interactive medias and in addition to attain the high level of quality to be
the unique professional reference for all the market players with the
general consensus. Médiamétrie was created in 1985, and has developed
it’s Television, Radio, Cinema, Internet and New Media activities in France
and abroad.

Laure Osmanian Molinero                                   Geneviève Revel
Médiamétrie                                       Festival de Télévision de
Tel: + 33 1 47 58 97 55                                        Monte-Carlo
Mobile: + 33 6 21 60 61 95                       Tél : +377 / 93 10 40 69
Fax: + 33 1 47 58 09 26                         Fax : +377 / 93 50 70 14                 
Source : Eurodata TV Worldwide / AGB Nielsen Media Research / AGB CDI
Dominicana / AGF-GfK / AGTT-GfK Teletest / ATO-Mediaresearch /
Auditel-AGB NMR Italy / BARB-TNS UK / BBM NMR Canada / CIM-GfK
Audimetrie / Finnpanel / GallupTV-Meter / GfK Ukraine / IBOPE Media
Information / Ipsos Stat Lebanon AGB NMR / Mareco Index Bosnia /
Marktest Audimetria-Mediamonitor / Mediafax Inc / Médiamétrie-Médiamat
/ MMS Mediamätning I Skandinavien AB / Nielsen Media Research USA /
Publica Data AG-Telecontrol / Regional TAM-AGB NMR / SAARF Telmar-
AGB Nielsen TAM / SKO Stichting Kijkonderzoek / TNS AGB International -
Armadata SRL / TNS Audiencia de Medios / TNS- CSM Media Research /
TNS Gallup / TNS Gallup Media / TNS Media Plan / TNS Telegal-IARB /
TNS TV Plan / TNS Singapore

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