Telefe drama sweeps Martin Fierro awards

BUENOS AIRES — Telefe’s people-trafficking drama “Vidas robadas” (Taking Lives) swept Argentina’s 39th Martin Fierro TV awards on Wednesday, taking seven kudos.

The tale of a forensic anthropologist fighting the trafficking trade won the highest prize, the Golden Martin Fierro, for overall program and took telenovela, lead actor and actress and supporting actor in a telenovela, as well as direction and screenplay.

Along with “Los exitosos Pells” (The Successful Mr. and Mrs. Pells), it helped Telefe scoop the most prizes, 19 out of 49 nominations.

Artear-Canal 13, the other perennial ratings leader, nabbed seven awards including two for long-running variety program “ShowMatch” and one for nursing telenovela “Mujeres de nadie” (Nobody’s Women).

America trailed in third with six wins, led by “Todos contra Juan,” a miniseries starring Gaston Pauls (“Nine Queens”).

The ceremony is organized by the Argentine Assn. of Television and Radio Journalists.

 And the winners are:

 

GOLDEN MARTIN FIERRO, BEST PROGRAM OVERALL

“Vidas robadas,” Telefe

 

MINISERIES

“Todos contra Juan,” America TV

 

TELENOVELA

“Vidas robadas”

 

COMEDY

“Los exitosos Pells,” Telefe

 

CHILDREN/TEEN FICTION

“Casi angeles,” Telefe

 

LEAD ACTOR, MINISERIES

Gaston Pauls, “Todos contra Juan”

 

LEAD ACTRESS, MINISERIES

Mercedes Moran, “Socias,” Artear-Canal 13

 

LEAD ACTOR, TELENOVELA

Jorge Marrale, “Vidas robadas”

 

LEAD ACTRESS, TELENOVELA

Soledad Silveyra, “Vidas robadas”

 

LEAD ACTOR, COMEDY

Mike Amigorena, “Los exitosos Pells”

 

LEAD ACTRESS, COMEDY

Carla Peterson, “Lalola,” America TV and “Los exitosos Pells,” Telefe

 

SUPPORTING ACTOR, DRAMA

Carlos Portaluppi, “Vidas robadas”

 

SUPPORTING ACTRESS, DRAMA

Virginia Lago, “Mujeres de nadie”

 

SUPPORTING ACTOR, COMEDY

Diego Ramos, “Los exitosos Pells”

 

SUPPORTING ACTRESS, COMEDY

Mirtha Busnelli, “Los exitosos Pells”

 

ACTING REVELATION

Diego Reinhold, “Los exitosos Pells”

 

SCREENWRITER

Marcelo Camano and Guillermo Salmeron, “Vidas robadas”

 

DIRECTION

Miguel Colom, “Vidas robadas”

 

PRODUCTION

“ShowMatch,” Artear-Canal 13

 

JOURNALISTIC PROGRAM

“Cientificos Industria Argentina,” Canal 7

 

NEWSCAST

“Vision 7 Internacional,” Canal 7

 

HUMOR

“Peter Capusotto y sus videos,” Canal 7

 

GENERAL INTEREST

“Almorzando con Mirta Legrand,” America TV

 

ENTERTAINMENT

“Susana Gimenez,” Telefe

 

SPORTS

“Beijing 2008 Olympic Games,” Canal 7

 

CULTURAL

“Ver para Leer,” Telefe

 

MUSICAL

“MP3,” Canal 7

 

REALITY

“Talento Argentino,” Telefe

 

HOST, FEMALE

Mirta Legrand, “Almorzando con Mirta Legrand”

 

HOST, MALE

Marcelo Tinelli, “ShowMatch”

 

COMEDIAN, FEMALE

Gladys Florimonte, “Este es el show,” Artear-Canal 13

 

COMEDIAN, MALE

Antonio Gasalla, “Susana Gimenez”

 

JOURNALIST, FEMALE

Maria Julia Olivan, “Argentinos por su nombre,” Artear-Canal 13

 

JOURNALIST, MALE

Pedro Brieger, “Vision 7 Internacional”

 

ORIGINAL MUSICAL SCORE

“Por amor a vos,” Cacho Castana and Valeria Lynch

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