The 46th International Emmy® Awards Competition is now closed. The 47th International Emmy® Awards Competition will open December 2018, and will close February2019. Click here to read the Rules & Regulations.

Award Cycles

The 46th International Emmy Awards Gala will take place November 2018 in New York City - the competition will open  December 7, 2017 and close February 16, 2018 at noon EST.

Award Categories

Currently, International Emmy® Awards are given in the categories of:

Program Categories
Presented at the International Emmy® Awards, November, New York City
Presented at the US News Emmy® Awards, October, New York City

  • Arts Programming
  • Comedy
  • Current Affairs*
  • Documentary
  • Drama Series
  • News*
  • Non-English Language US Primetime
  • Non-Scripted Entertainment
  • Short-Form Series
  • Telenovela
  • TV Movie/Mini-Series

Performance Categories
Presented at the International Emmy® Awards, November, New York City

  • Best Performance by an Actor
  • Best Performance by an Actress

Kids Categories
Presented at the International Emmy® Kids Awards, April, @MIPTV in Cannes, France

  • Kids: Preschool
  • Kids: Animation
  • Kids: Digital
  • Kids: Factual
  • Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment
  • Kids: Series
  • Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series


To find out more about the Judging Process and how to become a Juror click here.

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