ABC's 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'American Crime' Win Big at Banff Rockie Awards

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'Grey's Anatomy' (left), 'American Crime'

HBO's 'The Night Of' won for best miniseries in a competition where U.S. TV shows compete head-to-head with international fare.

The 2017 Banff Rockie Awards were handed out Monday, with American and Brit series continuing their traditional domination of scripted TV categories.

John Ridley's ABC anthology drama American Crime was named best drama, and Shonda Rhimes' flagship Grey's Anatomy, which has a firefighters spinoff on the way, won for best melodrama.

The Banff TV competition jury also awarded best miniseries honors to HBO's The Night Of, a show about the inequities of the criminal justice system adapted from BBC's Criminal Justice series. And A&E's 60 Days In, where seven people voluntarily enter a prison with the hopes of sparking reform, received the best reality TV show nod.

Elsewhere, Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Fleabag, the U.K. comedy streaming on Amazon, was named best comedy, and the BBC drama Damilola, Our Beloved Boy was tapped as best TV movie.

Unlike the Emmys, the Banff Rockie Awards features U.S. TV shows competing against international fare.

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