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Heady ‘Times’ in Intl. Emmy noms

Noms 'Times' 3 for DRTV

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CANNES — Denmark’s DRTV has a chance to complete a hat trick, with its drama “Better Times” receiving its third nomination in a row in the drama category of the Intl. Emmy Awards.

It’s the first time a non-U.K. broadcaster has received a trio of noms in one category. Nominations were announced Monday at Mipcom.

Others up for drama are Germany’s “Schimanski” and the U.K.’s “Shameless” and “Waking the Dead.”

By region, Latin America stepped up to the plate, with shows from Argentina, Chile and Mexico all receiving nominations. Argentina’s “Caiga quien caiga” broke the record for nominations to a single show with five, including one for nonscripted entertainment; show satirizes politics and celebrity.

The United Kingdom received three of the four nominations in the TV movie/miniseries category, with Granada’s “The Deal” and “Henry VIII,” BBC’s “Canterbury Tales” and France’s “L’Affaire Dominici,” from TF1, all getting noms.

South Africa again

South Africa received its second nom in the history of the awards, for comedy “Stokvel — Secret Pals.”

Others up for the comedy trophy are Germany’s “Berlin, Berlin — Sven Oder Alex” and Canada’s “Corner Gas” and “The Newsroom — Anchors Away.”

The Intl. Emmy Directorate Award will be given to Herbert Kloiber, managing director of the Tele Munchen Group.

Vet Oz Channel Nine broadcaster Len Mauger will receive the Ted Cott Award for his dedication to the Intl. Emmy Academy.

MTV Intl. prexy Bill Roedy will be honored with the Intl. Emmy Founders Award, including a citation for airing educational programming on the global AIDS crisis.

Graham Norton hosts the Intl. Emmys ceremony, to be held Nov. 22 in Gotham.

And the 2004 International Emmy nominees are…

Drama Series
WDR in association with the Film Foundation
Channel 4
United Kingdom
Waking the Dead
British Broadcasting Corporation
United Kingdom
Better Times
DRTV in co-production with SVT and NRK

TV Movie/Mini Series
The Deal
Channel 4
United Kingdom
L’Affaire Dominici (The Dominici Case)
Canterbury Tales
BBC Drama Series in association with Ziji Productions
United Kingdom
Henry VIII
ITV Company
United Kingdom

Canal 13
The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off
Channel 4
United Kingdom
Seven Wonders of the Industrial World-Hoover Dam
United Kingdom
Les Origines du Sida (The Origins of AIDS)
Galafilm/MFP/Pathe Archives

Arts Programming
Cinema Dali
Televisio de Catalunya/Article Z in association with France 5 and Fundacion Gala
Amerimage-Spectra/Media Principia
Korda, Fotografo en Revolucion
Ateneo Producciones/XEEIPN Canal Once
George Orwell: A Life In Pictures
British Broadcasting Corporation
United Kingdom

Non-Scripted Entertainment
Caiga Quien Caiga
Cuatro Cabezas S.A.
Brat Camp
Channel 4
United Kingdom
Greg Le Millionaire
Glem/Rocket Science Labs/Fox UK/TF1
Wife Swap
Channel 4
United Kingdom

Berlin, Berlin – “Sven Oder Alex”
Studio Hamberg Berlin Produktion GmbH
The Newsroom – “Anchors Away”
100 Percent Film & TV Inc.
Stokvel – “Secret Pals”
South Africa
Corner Gas
Verite Films/335 Productions

Children and Young People
31 Minutos – #10
KRO in coproduction with Cordaid
The Illustrated Mum
Channel 4
United Kingdom
Dunya & Desie – “Blind Love”
NPS Productions

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