Catalan comedian Andreu Buenafuente wins Spain's National Television Award
Ministry of Culture jury values talk show host's "career embracing various languages and formats"
Catalan comedian, talk show host, and El Terrat producer Andreu Buenafuente (Reus, 1965) has won the 2020 Spanish Ministry of Culture National Television Award, as announced on Tuesday.
The jury recognized Buenafuente for what it has described as his "versatility" as well as his "career embracing various languages and formats."
The ministry also highlighted the Late motiv host's "contribution to television during the pandemic," calling it "particularly relevant."
Buenafuente, who received a call from Spain's minister for culture and sports, José Manuel Rodríguez Uribes, informing him of the jury's decision, will be given €30,000 as part of the award.
The comedian from Reus, near Barcelona, has worked for TV3, the Catalan public television channel, as well as Antena 3, La Sexta, and Canal +.