The evening was highlighted by a program from Denmark being honored for the second year in a row in the Drama Series category -- Nikolaj og Julie from DR1. Additionally, programs from Germany were awarded in two categories. Colonia Media Filmproduktion GmbH's Mein Vater captured the TV Movies/Mini-Series category and Das Leben geht weiter took the Documentary category for Starcrest Media GmbH.
Channel 4's Without Prejudice won the popular arts category. The Channel 4 had already been handed the news coverage Emmy for The Fall of Saddam at a National Television Academy news and documentary ceremony in September.