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Brazil tops Int’l Emmy nominations

Winners to be announced Nov. 10 in NY

Brazil has bagged a record seven noms for the Intl. Emmy Awards, unveiled Monday at Mipcom by Academy prexy-CEO Bruce Paisner.

Drama series noms went to “Home Affairs,” from South Africa’s Penguin Films; Denmark’s “The Killing,” a DR TV-Drama, DBC/NRK/SVT production; Brazil’s “Mothern,” from GNT Channel, Globosat Programadora and RadarTV Mixer; and “The Street,” a Granada TV production for BBC1.

In the TV movie/miniseries category, “Antonia — Based on the Movie,” from TV Globo and Fernando Meirelles’ 02 Filmes, faces off with Blighty’s “Death of a President,” made by Borough Films for More4, China Movie Channel’s “Toy Train” and “The Wall,” an Arte/RBB production.

Brazil’s TV Globo snagged noms in arts programming (“Elis Regina Special: All My Life”), actor (Lazaro Ramos, “Snakes & Lizards”), actress (Lilia Cabral, “Pages of Life”), comedy (“The Amateurs”) and TV movie/miniseries (“Antonia”).

The BBC won noms for “Simon Schama’s Power of Art: Bernini” in arts programming, “Little Britain Abroad” in comedy and “How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?” in nonscripted entertainment.

Winners will be announced Nov. 19 at a black tie Intl. Emmy Gala at the New York Hilton as part of the third Intl. Emmy World Television Festival, which runs Nov. 17-19.

A Nov. 19 panel will feature NBC Universal, News Corp. and HBO execs analyzing how to make programs available to consumers after their first network runs.