Three KBS programs earned medals at the New York TV Festival 2013 in Las Vegas the U.S.A. this month. “KBS Special: Kim Jong-il,” detailing the enigmatic strongman’s rise to power in North Korea, won the Silver World Medal for the category of Television Documentary/Current Affairs, while “Icarus’s Dream,” a spectacular paragliding adventure over the Himalyas, took home the Bronze World Medal for the category of Television Documentary/Sports & Recreation. Finally, “Princess’s Man,” a tragic love story set in the Chosun Dynasty Korea, won the Bronze World Medal for the category of Television Drama.
The New York TV Festival, with its 55 years of history, is one of the most world’s prestigious international TV awards. Last year the KBS drama “Sungkyunkwan Scandal” was honored by the Bronze World Medal.