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Clinton, Mirren to present at I-Emmys

Brit talkshow host Norton to host

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Hillary Rodham Clinton and Helen Mirren are among celebs who will present awards at the 33rd Intl. Emmy celebration in New York on Nov 21.

The New York senator will present the Founders Award to Oprah Winfrey, and the British actress will present the Directorate Award to the U.K. ITV commercial network.

Nominations for the various program categories were unveiled Monday in Cannes during Mipcom by the Intl. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. There are 37 nominees in nine categories.

British talkshow personality Graham Norton will return as host of the gala.

The noms this year span 10 countries, including Russia in the drama series category, for the first time. Noms from Latin America include Argentina, Brazil and Chile.

The I-Academy also announced the nominees for the new categories of perf by actor and actress, which garnered a high number of entries and a good geographic spread including Brazil, China, France, Norway and the U.K.

There were three rounds of judging over six months, with participation from more than 500 judges in 35 countries.

The Academy will present the I-Emmy Founders Award to Winfrey for her international broadcasting career and her philanthropic initiatives.

The I-Emmy Directorate Award will be given to ITV for 50 years of excellence in commercial broadcasting in the U.K. CEO Charles Allen will accept on behalf of ITV.

The I-Academy also announced the nominees for the Intl. Children’s Day of Broadcasting (ICDB) Award co-presented yearly with Unicef. The eight nominees are from Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Denmark, Egypt, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Uzbekistan. Unicef ambassador Danny Glover will present the award.

Founded in 1969, the I-Academy is the largest organization of global broadcasters, with more than 500 members from nearly 70 countries and over 350 companies.

2005 International Emmy Award Nominees:

ARTS PROGRAMMING

“Arena: Bacon’s Arena”
BBC
United Kingdom

“Bergman och filmen”
(Bergman and the Cinema)
SVT
Sweden

“Bergman och Faro”
(Bergman and Faro Island)
SVT
Sweden

“Holocaust – A Musical Memorial”
Film from Auschwitz
BBC
United Kingdom

CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE

“Dark Oracle”
Shaftesbury Films
Canada

“Dunya & Desie”
NPS Prods
The Netherlands

“My Life as a Popat”
Feelgood Fiction
United Kingdom

“Zoe Kezako”
Sparkling/TF1/Teletoon/TPS
France

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR

Thierry Fremont as Francis Heaulme, “Dans La Tete Du Tueur”(Murder in Mind)
GMT Prods/TFI
France

Rhys Ifans as Peter Cook, “Not Only But Always”
A Company Picture for Channel
Four

United Kingdom Douglas Silva as Acerola, “Cidade Dos Homens” (City of Men)
TV Globo
Brazil

David Walliams (various), “Little Britain”
BBC Comedy for BBC3
United Kingdom

COMEDY

“Berlin, Berlin”
Studio Hamburg
Germany

“Little Britain”
BBC Comedy for BBC3
United Kingdom

“The Newsroom”
100 Percent Film & Television
Canada

“Ohne Worte”
Sony Pictures Film Germany
Germany

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS

He Lin as A’Xiu, “Slave Mother”
China Movie Channel
China

Anneke von der Lippe as Tove Steen, “At the King’s Table”
Produced by NRK
Norway

Carolina Oliveira as Maria, “Hoje dia de Maria” (Today is Maria’s Day)
TV Globo
Brazil

Catherine Tate (various), “The Best Bits of Catherine Tate”
Tiger Aspect Prods
United Kingdom

DOCUMENTARY

“Contacto: Paul Schafer: Se Busca”
Canal 13
Chile

“The Drama of Dresden”
Produced by BROADVIEW/ZDF
Germany

“The House of Saud”
Arte France/Alegria/Starling/BBC/
WGBH Boston France/United Kingdom

“Prostitution bakom slojan”(Prostitution Behind The Veil)
COSMO DOC APS in co-production with SVT
Denmark/Sweden

DRAMA SERIES

“The Cadets”
TV Channel RUSSIA
Russia

“The Eagle”
DR
Denmark

“New Tricks”
Wall to Wall for BBC1
United Kingdom

“Spooks”
Kudos Film & TV
for BBC1
United Kingdom

NON-SCRIPTED ENTERTAINMENT

“Borat TV Special”
A Talkback Thames Prod.
for Channel Four
United Kingdom

“Caiga Quien Caiga”
Cuatro Cabezas
Argentina
“FC Zulu”
Produced by Nordisk Film
Denmark

“Top Gear”
BBC Docs for BBC2
United Kingdom

TV MOVIE/MINISERIES

“Hamburg Cell”
A Mentorn Barraclough Carey Prod.
for Channel Four
United Kingdom

“Hawking”
BBC Drama and Horizon
for BBC2
United Kingdom

“Hoje dia de Maria” (Today is Maria’s Day)”
TV Globo
Brazil

“Julie Chevalier de Maupin”
Alma Prods/Mascaret Films
France

“Young Andersen”
Nordisk Film/Danish
Broadcasting
Denmark

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