Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The 44th International Emmys

On Monday, November 21st, 2016, the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the 44th International Emmy® Awards during a Black-Tie Gala event attended by television professionals from around the world and hosted by Alan Cumming at the New York Hilton.

Two Special Awards and 10 Emmy statues were presented by the International Academy during the evening.

German and British programs led the night with three Emmys each in the Best Performance by An Actress, Documentary and Drama Series categories for German programs and Best Performance by An Actor, Comedy and TV Movie/ Mini-Series categories for British programs.

Programs from Brazil (Telenovela), Japan (Arts Programming), Sweden (Non-Scripted Entertainment) and the United States (Non-English Language US Primetime Program), each won one Emmy.

Danish actress Birgitte Hjort Sorenson, star of political drama Borgen, presented the International Emmy Directorate Award to Maria Rørbye Rønn, Chief Executive Officer & Director General of Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR), which pioneered and drove the success of Nordic Noir drama around the world.

Actor, director, producer Tony Goldwyn, currently starring as President Fitzgerald Grant in Scandal presented the International Emmy Founders Award to Shonda Rhimes, Writer, Executive Producer and Creator behind global hit series Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, Private Practice, How to Get Away with Murder and The Catch.

The 10 International Emmy Award Winning programs and performances are: The Man Who Shot Hiroshima (Arts Programming), Dustin Hoffman (Best Performance by an Actor), Christiane Paul (Best Performance by an Actress), Hoff The Record (Comedy), War of Lies (Documentary), Deutschland 83 (Drama Series), Francisco, El Jesuita (Francis, the Jesuit) (Non-English Language US Primetime Program), The Great Swedish Adventure (Non-Scripted Entertainment), Hidden Truths (Telenovela), and Capital (TV Movie/Mini-Series).


Arts Programming
The Man Who Shot Hiroshima
WOWOW INC / Kmax Co.Ltd.

Best Performance by an Actor
Dustin Hoffman in Roald Dahl's Esio Trot
Endor Productions Ltd / Red Arrow International / The Weinstein Company
United Kingdom

Best Performance by an Actress
Christiane Paul in Under the Radar
Enigma film / Westdeutscher Rundfunk / ARD Degeto

Hoff The Record
Me & You Productions
United Kingdom

War of Lies
Zischlermann Filmproduktion

Drama Series
Deutschland 83
UFA Fiction / RTL Television

Non-English Language US Primetime Program
Francisco, El Jesuita (Francis, the Jesuit)
Anima Films / The History Channel Latin America / Telemundo / Claro Video / DirecTV
United States of America

Non-Scripted Entertainment
The Great Swedish Adventure
Meter Television / SVT - Sveriges Television

Hidden Truths
Globo TV

TV Movie/Mini-Series
Kudos / BBC One
United Kingdom

Check out my red carpet interviews with Tony Goldwyn, Harry Lennix, Bernadette Peters, Jodi Sta. Maria and Debi Mazar.

- Kim Weling

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