Portugal took home their first ever International Emmy Award
for the Telenovela My Love.
International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced
the winners of the 38th International Emmy Awards at a Gala
event held in New York hosted by actor Jason Priestley.
spanned six countries - Argentina, Israel, Portugal, Romania,
South Korea and The UK.
Argentina won in the Non-Scripted Entertainment Category after
nine nominations. Israel won for the first time in the Comedy
category with Traffic Light. Romania won for the first
time in the Arts Programming Category with The World According
to Ion B.
South Korea won for the first time in the Documentary Category
with Mom and the Red Bean Cake.
a total surprise, News Corp chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch
appeared on stage to present Simon Cowell with the International
Emmy Founders Award. The International Emmy Directorate Award
was presented to Lorne Michaels by Late Night with Jimmy
Fallon host Jimmy Fallon and 30 Rock star Alec
cast of celebrities including Peter Facinelli, Eli Wallach,
Elisabeth Moss, Melissa Joan Hart, Tony Goldwyn, Matthew Modine
and Bruno Mazzeo presented the International Emmy statue to
the winners in front of an international audience of 1,000
entertainment professionals and media executives.
programmes won in both performance categories with Helena
Bonham Carter for Best performance by an Actress for her role
as Enid Blyton in Enid and Bob Hoskins in the Best Performance
by an Actor for his role as Paddy Gargan in The Street.
president and CEO Bruce Paisner said, We congratulate
tonights winners for their outstanding achievements.
The Academy is proud to be the preeminent global platform
for excellence in television and were delighted to be
recognising the worlds best programs and performances.
The Winners are as follows
World According to Ion B.
Romania / Alexander Nanau Production
Performance by an Actor
Hoskins for The Street
Studios for BBC
Performance by an Actress
Bonham Carter for Enid
Film and Television for BBC
and Young People
Animations / WDR and WDR mediagroup / BBC
Productions / Keshet Broadcasting
and the Red Bean Cake
Studios for BBC
Cuatro Cabezas SA
Television in association with AL Films / Northern Ireland
Screen for BBC, co-produced with WGBH Boston