ZACHARY QUINTO TO PRESENT J.J. ABRAMS WITH 2013 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® FOUNDERS AWARD
WORLD BOXING HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO TO PRESENT RTL GROUP CO-CEO ANKE SCHÄFERKORDT WITH 2013 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® DIRECTORATE AWARD
New York, November 14, 2013 – The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today presenters for the 2013 Special Emmys that will be presented to J.J. Abrams and Anke Schäferkordt, at the International Emmy Awards Gala, on Monday November 25th, in New York City.
Stage and screen actor Zachary Quinto, who most recently, reprised his role as Spock in Star Trek Into Darkness and is currently starring on Broadway in The Glass Menagerie, will present the 2013 International Emmy Founders Award to J.J. Abrams at the International Emmy® Awards, on Monday, November 25 at the Hilton New York.
World boxing heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will fly in from Germany to present RTL Group Co-Ceo Anke Schäferkordt with the 2013 International Emmy Directorate Award.
As previously announced, the annual celebration of excellence in international television will be hosted by writer/comedian John Oliver, who sat in this summer for John Stewart to host Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with John Stewart.
The International Emmy® Awards recognize excellence in television programming produced outside of the United States. 1,000 international entertainment decision-makers from over 50 countries attend the International Emmy® Awards Gala in New York every year. For a list of nominees, visit www.iemmys.tv.
This year’s partners include: 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 60 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 and International Emmy® Kids Awards ceremonies 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 www.iemmys.tv.
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