×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Clinton, Mirren to present at I-Emmys

Brit talkshow host Norton to host

See Nominees

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

More TV

  • Nancy Wilson

    Nancy Wilson, Grammy Winning Jazz Singer and TV Personality, Dies at 81

    Nancy Wilson, one of the most revered jazz singers of the 20th century, has died at age 81, her manager told the Associated Press. The singer passed away at her home in Pioneertown, a small California community north of Palm Springs, after a long illness, according to manager Devra Hall. Wilson’s three Grammy awards spanned [...]

  • Emmys 2019 Rule Change Defines TV

    New Emmys Rules Define Television Movie Length

    The Television Academy announced new rules for the 2019 Emmys Thursday night, including setting the minimum length for qualifying television movies at 75 minutes. The rules changes also included the addition of an Outstanding Music Composition for a Documentary Series or Special (Original Dramatic Underscore) award, and restructuring the choreography categories as follows: Outstanding Choreography [...]

  • SAG-AFTRA HQ

    SAG-AFTRA Commercial Negotiations Set for February

    With no fanfare, SAG-AFTRA and the ad industry have set a mid-February start for negotiations for a successor deal to the union’s master contract, Variety has learned. The current three-year deal — which covers about $1 billion in annual earnings — expires on March 31. SAG-AFTRA and the Joint Policy Committee of the ad industry [...]

  • FILE - In this April 5,

    Eliza Dushku Received $9.5 Million Settlement Over Misconduct on 'Bull' Set

    Eliza Dushku received a $9.5 million settlement from CBS after the actress alleged she was the subject of several inappropriate comments on the set of “Bull,” according to the New York Times. Dushku appeared in the first season of the procedural, initially being brought on for a three-episode arc with plans to make her a [...]

  • Jingle Punks Jingle Player

    Jingle Punks at 10: How the Production Music Platform's Player Works

    Though its primary function is creative, Jingle Punks is built on a foundation of technology and administration. The patented Jingle Player that lets customers search for music using pop culture terms is both intuitive and efficient. Typing in “Reservoir Dogs” or “Starbucks” generates suggestions. Queries are monitored “so if there isn’t an exact match, we’ll suggest [...]

  • Star Trek: Discovery

    TV Roundup: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Season 2 Premiere Date Set at CBS All Access

    In today’s TV News Roundup, the premiere date is announced for season two of “Star Trek: Discovery” on CBS All Access. FIRST LOOKS “Relics and Rarities,” a new RPG series based on the classic game Dungeons & Dragons, will premiere on subscription service Alpha in February 2019. Hosted by Deborah Ann Woll (“Daredevil,” “True Blood”) [...]

  • Logan Lerman

    Logan Lerman in Talks to Star in Jordan Peele's 'The Hunt' at Amazon

    Jordan Peele’s upcoming Nazi hunter drama at Amazon, “The Hunt,” has potentially found its lead. Logan Lerman is in talks to star in the drama series as Jonah Heidelbaum. When his grandmother is slain by a mysterious intruder in their apartment, Jonah sets out to track the culprit, only to find himself swept up in the [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content