TV Kids Named Media Partner of International Emmy® Kids Awards

New York, January 30th, 2012 – The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today that TV Kids has become the media partner of the International Emmy Kids Awards, which will take place for the first time in February 2013.

As media partner of the International Emmy Kids Awards, TV Kids will provide coverage of the event in print, and online on and in TV Kids Weekly. In addition, the January/February edition of TV Kids will be available in the gift bags distributed at the International Emmy Kids Awards.

The media partnership builds on a decade-long association between the International Academy and World Screen for the publication of the International Emmy Almanac.

“TV Kids is a global trade news source for decision makers in the kids space, and we’re delighted to have them on board as our media partner for The International Emmy Kids Awards”, said International Academy President & CEO, Bruce L. Paisner.

“The International Academy has been a valued partner of ours for ten years now,” said Ricardo Guise, the President and Publisher of World Screen. “We are thrilled to be the media partner of the International Emmy Kids Awards, which will honor the best children’s programming produced around the world. We thank all of our friends at the International Academy for the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of one of the most vibrant, innovative sectors of the content-production business.”

Six new categories have been created for this event: Kids: Preschool; Kids: Animation; Kids: Factual; Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment; Kids: Series, and Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series. The inaugural awards ceremony is scheduled for February 2013 in New York City. Entries into the kids competition will run concurrent with The International Emmy Awards competition which opened December 6th and closes February 15th, 2012. Rules and regulations can be found on the Academy’s website at

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is a membership based organization comprised of leading media and entertainment figures from over 50 countries and 500 companies from all sectors of television including internet, mobile and technology. The Academy’s yearly schedule of events includes the prestigious International Emmy® Awards Ceremony held in New York, The International Digital Emmy® Awards at MIPTV and a series of industry events such as Academy Day, The International Emmy® World Television Festival and Panels on substantive industry topics. The Academy was chartered with a mission to recognize excellence in television produced outside of the United States and it presents The International Emmy® Awards in the following twenty categories: Arts Programming; Best Performance by an Actress; Best Performance by an Actor; Current Affairs; Comedy; Digital Program: Children & Young People; Digital Program: Fiction; Digital Program: Non-Fiction; Documentary; Drama Series; Kids: Preschool; Kids: Animation; Kids: Factual; Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment; Kids: Series; Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series News; Non-Scripted Entertainment; Telenovela; TV Movie/Mini-Series. For more information go to

World Screen is a 26-year-old publication covering the international media business. It is published seven times per year, offering news and analysis on trends in the media industry across the globe, as well as insightful, exclusive interviews with leading executives. Its sister publications include TV Europe, TV Asia Pacific, TV Middle East & Africa, TV Kids, TV Real, TV Formats, TV Listings and the Spanish-language TV Latina, TV Niños and TV Formatos. The company’s online offerings include the flagship World Screen Newsflash, which reaches 35,000 executives around the world, World Screen Weekly, TV Real Weekly, TV Kids Weekly, TV Formats Weekly and several Spanish-language newsletters, including the daily Diario TV Latina. Our online destinations include two video portals, and, the genre-based, and, plus the regional sites,,,, and In addition, the company publishes a range of guides in English and Spanish.


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