JASON PRIESTLEY TO HOST 39TH INTERNATIONAL EMMY® AWARDS

PROGRAM REPLACES SHERLOCK WHICH WAS WITHDRAWN FROM COMPETITION

 

New York, October 7, 2011 – Following the announcement of the 2011 International Emmy Award Nominees on Monday, October 3rd at Mipcom, The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the nomination of Accused (RSJ Films for BBC One, UK) in the Drama category. Accused replaces Sherlock which was withdrawn from the 2011 International Emmy Awards competition due to a rules violation.

Sherlock had previously been entered by WGBH into the Primetime Emmy Awards in the United States, and according to both Academy’s rules, no program is allowed to be entered into two Emmy competitions in the same year.

The revised list of the 2011 International Emmy Award nominees for Drama is:

Accused
RSJ Films for BBC One
United Kingdom


Engrenage (Spiral)

Son et Lumiere/Canal +
France


Sakanoue no Kumo (Cloud Above the Slopes)  

NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)  
Japan

Under the Law
TV Globo
Brazil

The full list of nominees follows this release.

About The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
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 fifteen categories: Arts Programming; Best Performance by an Actress; Best Performance by an Actor; Current Affairs; Children & Young People; Comedy; Digital Program: Children & Young People; Digital Program: Fiction; Digital Program: Non-Fiction; Documentary; Drama Series; News; Non-Scripted Entertainment; Telenovela; TV Movie/Mini-Series. For more information go to www.iemmys.tv.
       

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2011 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® AWARDS NOMINEES

ARTS PROGRAMMING

All My Life: Adoniran Barbosa

TV Globo

Brazil

 

Gareth Malone Goes to Glyndebourne

Twenty Twenty Television

United Kingdom

 

In der Werkstatt Beethovens – Die Neunte, Thielemann und die Wiener Philharmoniker

Unitel GmbH & Co. KG / ZDF / 3sat

Germany

 

Memories of Origin – Hiroshi Sugimoto the Contemporary Artist

Wowow Inc. / TV Man Union, Inc.

Japan

 

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR

 

Fábio Assunção in Songs of Betrayal

TV Globo

Brazil

 

Christopher Eccleston in Accused

RSJ Films for BBC One

United Kingdom

 

Jang Hyuk in The Slave Hunters

KBS (Korean Broadcasting System)

South Korea

 

Michael Nyqvist in Millenium

Yellow Bird / SVT / ZDF / Nordisk Film

Sweden

 

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS

 

Athena Chu Yan in A Wall-less World

Radio Television Hong Kong / Social Welfare Department

Hong Kong, China

 

Adriana Esteves in Songs of Betrayal

TV Globo

Brazil

 

Noomi Rapace in Millenium

Yellow Bird / SVT / ZDF / Nordisk Film

Sweden

 

Julie Walters in MO

ITV Studios for Channel 4

United Kingdom

 

 

CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE

 

Allein gegen die Zeit (13 hours – Race against time)

Norddeutscher Rundfunk / Askania Media / Bavaria Fernsehproduktion / Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk / Kinderkanal / Westdeutscher Rundfunk / Medienboard Berlin Brandenburg

Germany

 

¿Con Qué Sueñas? (What is your Dream?)

Mi Chica Producciones / CNTV / TVN

Chile

 

Dance Academy

Werner Film Productions / Australian Broadcasting Corporation / ZDF / ZDF Enterprises / Australian Children’s Television Foundation

Australia

 

Saladin

Multimedia Development Corporation / Al Jazeera Children’s Channel

Malaysia

 

 

COMEDY

 

Benidorm Bastards   

Shelter / VMMA

Belgium

 

Breaking Up

TV Globo

Brazil

 

Facejacker

Hat Trick for Channel 4

United Kingdom

 

The Noose Season 3

MediaCorp TV  Pte Ltd

Singapore

 

 

DOCUMENTARY

Confesiones de un Sicario

Turner Argentina / Anima Films

Argentina

 

Life with Murder

JS Kastner Producions / National Film Board of Canada

Canada

 

The Nonfiction: Family Meeting – 7 Years in the Tanaka Family

Fuji Television Network, Inc.

Japan

 

Wild Japan

Studio Hamburg DocLights Naturfilm / ORF / ARTE / National Geographic / Parthenon Entertainment

Germany 

 

DRAMA

 

Accused
RSJ Films for BBC One
United Kingdom

Engrenages (Spiral)

Son et Lumiere / CANAL+

France

 

Sakanoue no Kumo (Cloud Above the Slope)

NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)

Japan

 

Under the Law

TV Globo

Brazil

 

 

NON-SCRIPTED ENTERTAINMENT

 

La Expedicion – Mas alla de lo imposible

RM 5TO Elemento Mexico / Zodiak Entertainment Group / Fundacion Teleton Mexico

Mexico

 

El Hormiguero (The Anthill)

7 y accion

Spain

 

The Master Show

KBS (Korean Broadcasting System)

South Korea

 

The World’s Strictest Parents

Twenty Twenty Television

United Kingdom

 

 

TELENOVELA

 

Contra las Cuerdas

ON TV Llorente & Villarruel Contenidos SRL

Argentina

 

Destiny River

TV Globo

Brazil

 

Laços de Sangue (Blood Ties)

TV Globo / S.I.C. (Sociedade Independente de Comunicação) / SP Televisao

Portugal

 

Precious Hearts Romances presents: Impostor

ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation

The Philippines

 

 

TV MOVIE/MINI-SERIES

 

Millennium

Yellow Bird / SVT / ZDF / Nordisk Film

Sweden

 

MO

ITV Studios for Channel 4

United Kingdom

 

Operation Checkmate

TVE / Pentagrama Films / Paraiso Films / Caracol TV

Colombia

 

Shoe-Shine Boy

TV Tokyo Corporation / Toho. Co., Ltd.

Japan