‘Dexter, ‘Lost,’ ‘Men’ vie for Monte-Carlo Nymphs

Shows nommed for drama producer, actor and actress

LONDON — The Monte-Carlo Television Festival, which runs June 6-10, unveiled the drama and comedy series nominations for the Golden Nymph Awards on Tuesday.

The international competition will feature 11 comedy series and 27 dramas from 21 countries.

Several dramas emerged as frontrunners.

U.S. dramas “Dexter,” “Lost” and “Mad Men” were nommed for international drama producer, actor and actress, while Australia’s “East West 101” plus Canada’s “Rookie Blue” and “Durham County” picked up noms in the same categories.

The U.K.’s “Misfits,” “Downton Abbey” and “Merlin,” Belgium’s “Missing Persons Unit” and Ireland’s “The Borgias” were all nommed for international drama producer, European drama producer, actor and actress.

France’s “Cell H51,” Italy’s “Rebel Land” and Germany’s “Soko Leipzig” also picked up noms in those categories.

Among comedies, the frontrunners included the U.K.’s “Mrs Brown’s Boys,” Canada’s “Call Me Fitz,” and the U.S.’s “30 Rock,” “Glee” and “Modern Family.”

Winners will be announced on June 10.

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