CHRISTINA HENDRICKS & JOHN SLATTERY TO PRESENT INTERNATIONAL EMMY® FOUNDERS AWARD TO MAD MEN CREATOR MATTHEW WEINER
Celebrity Presenter Line-up for International Emmy® Awards Also Includes Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson (Power, Dream School), Darby Stanchfield (Scandal), Laverne Cox (Orange is the New Black) & Carrie Preston (True Blood)
New York, November 10, 2014 – The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today its line-up of celebrity presenters for the upcoming International Emmy® Awards, on Monday, November 24 at the Hilton New York, hosted by British comedian and writer Matt Lucas.
Mad Men stars Christina Hendricks and John Slattery will present the International Emmy Founders Award to Matthew Weiner.
Host Matt Lucas will be joined on stage by a cast of presenters including to date: Power & Dream School’s Executive Producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson; Scandal’s Darby Stanchfield; Orange is the New Black’sLaverne Cox; Diego Klattenhoff from NBC’s The Blacklist and Showtime’s Homeland; Royal Pains’Reshma Shetty and Ben Shenkman; Emmy® Winner Carrie Preston from CBS’ The Good Wife and HBO’s True Blood; Gotham’sErin Richards, Blacklist’s Amir Arison and The Americans’Annet Mahendru.
Every year 1,000 international entertainment decision-makers from all over the world attend the International Emmy® Awards Gala in New York. For a list of nominees, visit www.iemmys.tv.
This year’s partners are: Phoenix Satellite Television, Globo, Microsoft, Dori Media Group, Ernst & Young, Deluxe, Miptv, Sofitel Luxury Hotels and Variety.
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 International Emmy® Awards in the following twenty categories: Arts Programming; Best Performance by an Actress; Best Performance by an Actor; Current Affairs; Comedy; Documentary; Drama Series; News; Non-Scripted Entertainment; Telenovela; TV Movie/Mini-Series; Digital Program: Children & Young People; Digital Program: Fiction; Digital Program: Non-Fiction; Kids: Preschool; Kids: Animation; Kids: Factual; Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment; Kids: Series; Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series. The International Academy also recognizes Non-English Language US Primetime Programs, with a new Emmy category added to the 2014 International Emmy® Awards competition. 2015 Rules & Regulations will be posted in December, 2014 at www.iemmys.tv.
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