Household scenes, Here it all begins, Chicago Fire… Discover the guests and the program…

The 2022 edition of the Monte-Carlo Television Festival, which will be held from June 17 to 21, will welcome many stars, including the comedians of “Here everything begins”, “Chicago Fire”, “The Rookie”, or even “With family”. Discover the program.

Matthew fox - last light / lost

1. Matthew Fox – Last Light / Lost


Fictions from around the world, meetings with your favorite series stars, Chicago Fire to Here it all startsPassing by Most Wanted Criminals and Scenes of householdsand exceptional previews… The Monte-Carlo Television Festival is once again thinking big for its 61st edition, which will be held in the Principality from June 17 to 21, 2022.

This new edition, presented yesterday evening in Paris during a press conference in the presence of Laurent Puons, Deputy Vice-President of the festival, and the masters of ceremony of the Golden Nymphs Eric Antoine and Amandine Petit (Miss France 2021), will be marked by the return to Monaco of many international guests, after a more “French” festival last year because of the Covid.

The Last Light novelty with Matthew Fox opening

On June 17, the opening ceremony will see the Honorary President, HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, award the first Golden Nymph of the Best International Newcomer to the French actor Theo Christineseen in particular in France, War of the Worldsand more recently at the cinema in Supremesthe biopic on NTM in which he camped JoeyStarr.

But this opening ceremony of the 61st Monte-Carlo Television Festival will also be an opportunity to discover the world premiere of the first two episodes of last lightproduced by MGM International TV Productions, which tells the story of a family who, against a backdrop of global catastrophe, will try to survive the chaos caused by the collapse of oil reserves following contamination by an infectious agent.

A “dystopian” story that finds a certain echo in the current world situation, since it is about independence from oil, and which will be presented to festival-goers in the presence of the actors Matthew Fox (Lost), Joanne Froggatt (Liar, Downton Abbey) and Tom Wlaschiha (Game Of Thrones).

Series with Chris Pratt, Jean Reno, and Jamie Dornan in preview

As an official selection in the “fiction” category of the Golden Nymphs, the Monte-Carlo Festival will offer 9 series and TV films, some of which will be presented in European or even world premieres.

Amazon Prime Video will thus present for the first time in the world A Private Asunto (A Private Affair), a Spanish series from the creators of Grand Hotel and Alta Mar which takes place in the 1940s and is carried by Jean Reno. But also The Terminal Lista highly anticipated American thriller starring Chris Pratt and Taylor Kitschwhich will be entitled to a European preview before its release on July 1 on the platform.

Among the rest of the selection, fans of Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades of grey, The Fall) will be able to find him in the leading role of the British mini-series The Tourist. While the Paramount+ series The Offerwho is interested in the preparation and shooting of the film The Godfatherand is notably driven by Miles Teller and Juno Templewill also be presented.

Neal McDonough (Desperate Housewives) president of the fiction jury

This year, it’s the American actor Neal McDonoughwell known to fans of Desperate Housewives, Arrow, Legends of TomorrowWhere Boomtownwho will chair the fiction jury.

A jury composed of the host and actress Adriana Karembeufrom British producer and screenwriter Richard Fee (Safe, Prey), toAnna MarshManaging Director of Studio Canal, Darko Pericaka Helsinki in Money Heistand of Danna Sternfounder of Yes Studios (Fauda, ​​On The Spectrum).

Exceptional meetings and events for the public

In addition to a very rich selection, the Monte-Carlo Festival will also broadcast the world premiere of the first two episodes of the Canal+ series All those things we didn’t say to each otheradapted from the best-selling Marc Levy and led by Jean Reno, in the presence of the team and the author of the book.

Fans of daily soap operas tomorrow belongs to usHere it all begins, More beautiful lifeand Such a Great Sun will be able to meet their favorite actors during exceptional signing sessions. While the successful M6 shortcoms Scenes of Households and With family will also have the honor of a meeting with the public.

Still on the series side, the festival will celebrate this year the 35th anniversary of the successful American soap Love glory and beauty in the presence of some of the actors with, for the occasion, the very special screening of an anniversary episode devoted to the character of Brooke and the men in her life.

A meet-up with the actors of Flames of love is also planned, as is a “Behind the Scenes” which will feature talent from the hit international series of Dick Wolf such as Chicago Fire, Chicago MedMost Wanted Criminals, and the revival of Law & Order.

Find the list of guests in our slideshow above, which will be updated regularly as announcements are made.

And go to the Monte-Carlo Festival website to discover the program and the complete selection.

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