JOHN OLIVER TO HOST
New York, November 19, 2013 – The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today its line-up of celebrity presenters for the upcoming International Emmy® Awards, on Monday, November 25 at the Hilton New York. Host John Oliver will be joined on stage by a cast of presenters including to date: Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development); Michael K. Williams (Boardwalk Empire); Betsy Brandt (The Michael J. Fox Show, Breaking Bad); Giancarlo Esposito(Breaking Bad, Revolution); Sarita Choudhury (Homeland); Amanda Righetti(The Mentalist); Steve Guttenberg; Canadian Actor/Comedian Anthony Kavanagh (True Love) & Canadian Actress/Comedian Cathleen Rouleau (True Love) and Brazilian actor Caua Reymond (Brazil Avenue).
As previously announced Zachary Quinto will present the International Emmy Founders Award to J.J. Abrams and heavyweight world boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko will present the International Emmy Founders Award to RTL group Co-CEO, Anke Schäferkordt.
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® Awardsin 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 to be added to the 2014 International Emmy® Awards competition. 2014 Rules & Regulations will be posted on December 12, 2013 at www.iemmys.tv.
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