You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Int’l Emmy noms set

Eighteen programs have been selected as finalists for the 21st annual International Emmy Awards, to be bestowed at a gala ceremony in New York City Nov. 22. Six of the finalists are British entries, a percentage that’s slightly down over previous years.

A record 269 programs from 35 countries were entered for consideration, and in an effort to spread the net of nominees as wide as possible, most programs were judged in the region of the world in which they were produced.

Drama: “The Keiretsu,” NHK (Japan); “Blueprint,” Sveriges Television (Sweden); “Unnatural Pursuits,” BBC (U.K.)

Documentary: “Shackled Children,” Metropole Television (France); “Disappearing World: We Are All Neighbors,” Granada TV (U.K.); “Monica and Jones — The Face of the Informer State,” NHK (Japan).

Arts documentary: “Miro,” TVE (Spain); “Bortz, Bergman and ‘The Bacchae,’ ” Sveriges Television (Sweden); “The Wonderful Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl,” Omega Film and Nomad Film (Germany/Belgium).

Performing arts: “Concerto,” Initial Film and TV (U.K.); “Idomeneo,” NOS (The Netherlands); “The Vampyre: A Soap Opera,” BBC (U.K.)

Popular arts: “Absolutely Fabulous (Ep. 1),” BBC (U.K.); “The Lion’s Roar”: “AIDS,” VARA (The Netherlands); “Drop the Dead Donkey III (Ep. 11),” Channel Four (U.K.).

Children and young people: “Round the Twist,” Australian Children’s TV Foundation (Australia); “The Borrowers,” BBC (U.K.); “The Penknife,” AVRO/BOS. BROS (Netherlands).

More TV

  • Pete Davidson Sits Out Final 'Saturday

    Pete Davidson Sits Out Final 'Saturday Night Live' Sketches of 2018

    Just hours after “Saturday Night Live” cast member Pete Davidson posted a message on social media that said he “really [didn’t] want to be on this Earth anymore,” he was absent from the final 2018 live sketches of the late-night sketch comedy show. But although Davidson did not take part in the sketches or appear [...]

  • Pete Davidson photographed by Peggy Sirota

    Pete Davidson Posts Unsettling Message, Deletes Instagram

    UPDATED: “Saturday Night Live” cast member Pete Davidson posted a disturbing message Saturday morning stating he doesn’t “want to be on this earth anymore,” then deleted his Instagram account. In the post, Davidson wrote, “I’m doing my best to stay here for you but i actually don’t know how much longer i can last. all [...]

  • Disney Channel Fires 'Andi Mack' Actor

    Disney Channel Fires 'Andi Mack' Actor Arrested for Plotting Sex With Minor

    Disney Channel has severed ties with “Andi Mack” actor Stoney Westmoreland following his arrest for allegedly trying to arrange a sexual encounter with a 13-year-old. “Stoney Westmoreland, an actor working on the series ‘Andi Mack,’ was arrested in Salt Lake City today,” a Disney Channel spokesperson said in a statement Friday. “Given the nature of [...]

  • Russian Doll

    TV News Roundup: Natasha Lyonne's 'Russian Doll' Sets Netflix Premiere Date

    On Friday’s roundup, Netflix announces the premiere date for “Russian Doll” and Benedict Cumberbatch’s “Brexit” film has a premiere date on HBO FIRST LOOKS Showtime has released a new teaser for the upcoming comedy series, “Black Monday,” which will premiere Sunday, Jan. 20 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The series stars and is executive produced by Don [...]

  • Vanity Fair Review

    TV Review: 'Vanity Fair'

    There’s something comforting about the predictability of a period piece novel adaptation in the Masterpiece Theater tradition. Knowing the story, or even just the rhythms of the genre, there are rarely many surprises. The women will toss off witticisms and cry careful, pretty tears; the men will steel their jaws and declare their love, ideally [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content