Thursday, June 10, 2010
Television in Monaco
Yesterday HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco and longtime girlfriend Charlene Wittstock joined local elites, celebrities and television icons for the 50th anniversary of the Monte Carlo TV Festival at the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel. It was 50 years ago that Albert's father Prince Rainier III started the festival and handing out the 'Golden Nymphs' when TV was a relatively new thing. This year those attending included TV icon Larry Hagman (star of shows such as "Dallas" and "I Dream of Jeanie", Cote de Pablo star of "NCIS", Zachary Levi star of "Chuck", Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder of "The Vampire Diaries", and Julie Benz lately of "Dexter" among others. For more information you can go to the official website of the Monte Carlo TV Festival here and see, among other things, Prince Albert's openning speech.