Costas to host Nov. 24 gala in Gotham
The Intl. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences an-nounced the nominations for the 31st Intl. Emmy Awards at the Mipcom TV Mart in Cannes on Friday, with shows for Blighty pubcaster the BBC notching up six noms.
“These nominees not only reflect the highest quality TV programming produced outside the United States, but also the diversity and creativity of TV producers from around the world,” said Fred Cohen, prexy of the Intl. TV Academy.
Bob Costas, of HBO’s “On the Record With Bob Costas,” will host the Nov. 24 gala in New York. Sarah Jessica Parker, of HBO’s “Sex and the City,” will present a special award to the pay cabler.
BBC director general Greg Dyke will receive the Intl. Emmy Directorate Award for his outstanding achievement in broadcasting.
Other celebrity presenters will be announced shortly.
“Nikolaj and Julie,”Danish Broadcasting Corp. in co-production with Norwegian Broadcasting (Denmark)
“MDA (Medical Defense Australia),”Screentime in association with the ABC Australia
“Cuentame como paso” (Tell Me What Happened),Grupo Ganga for TVE (Spain)
“Waking the Dead — Deathwatch,”British Broadcasting Corp. (U.K.)
“Ramona,” Sveriges Television — SVT (Sweden)
“Mein Vater,” (Coming Home) Produced by Colonia Media Filmproduktion for Westdeutscher Rundfunk Cologne (Germany)
“Murder,” A Tiger Aspect Production for BBC2 (U.K.)
“Jean Moulin — A Hero’s Destiny,” GMT Prods./Transfilm/Spice Factory/TF1 (France)
“Stalingrad,” Broadview TV in association with ZDF and Teleac/NOT/Media/YLE/TV2/TVS/DR TV/SBS-TV Australia with the support of Media/World Sales by German United Distributors (Germany)
“Avenging Terror,” Brook Lapping Prods. for Channel 4 Television and WGBH/PBS (U.K.)
“Das leben geht weiter,” (Life Goes On) Starcrest Media/Hessischer Rundfunk/Arte (Germany)
“The Last Peasants,” An October Film Production for Channel 4 Television (U.K.)
“Visions of Space: Antoni Gaudi,” Oxford Film & Television Production for BBC in association with RM Associates (U.K.)
“Viaje al Centro de la Musica,” Canal 13, Chile/Videografica (Chile)
“Living Architecture — The Work of Tadao Ando,” NHK, Japan Broadcasting Corp. (Japan)
“Arena: The Life and Times of Count Luchino Visconti,” British Broadcasting Corp. (U.K.)
POPULAR ARTS — NONSCRIPTED
“Me Lo Dices o Me Lo Cuentas,” Telemadrid/El Terrat (Spain)
“Home on Their Own,” Ep. 2, London Weekend Television (U.K.)
“Caiga Quien Caiga,” Cuatro Cabezas (Argentina)
“Without Prejudice?” Ep. 1 12 Yard Prods. (U.K.)
POPULAR ARTS — SCRIPTED
“Alt & durchgeknallt” (Old & Crazy), Brainpool TV (Germany)
“Lenny Henry in Pieces,” Series 2, Ep. 1, Tiger Aspect Prods. for BBC (U.K.)
“The Perfect Manual — #7 Sushiko,” TV Asahi (Japan)
“The Kumars at No 42,” Series 3, Show 1 “Donny Osmond & Westlife,” Hat Trick Prods. for BBC (U.K.)
CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
“Laura Trenter: Det brinner!” (Laura Trenter: Fire!), Jarowskij for SVT (Sweden)
“The Little Polar Bear,” Ep. 10, “The Big Harbour,” A Rothkirch/Cartoon Film Production in cooperation with Warner Bros. Film and WDR (Germany)
“Legend of the Lost Tribe,” A BBC Bristol/Comic Relief Co-Production (U.K.)
“An Angel for May,” A Spice Factory, Barzo Production in association with Gentian Prods. and Portman Film (U.K.)