×

Kenneth Branagh, Anna Friel, ‘Alan Partridge,’ and ‘Mammon II’ Win International Emmy Awards

Kenneth Branagh, Anna Friel, “Alan Partridge’s Scissored Isle,” and Norway’s “Mammon II” claimed wins at the 45th annual International Emmy Awards.

Branagh was recognized as best actor for his role in BBC’s detective drama “Wallender.” Friel won best actress for her work in the Netflix crime drama “Marcella.”

Norway’s “Mammon II” prevailed in the drama series race. Steve Coogan picked up the trophy for comedy series for his Sky Atlantic series “Alan Partridge’s Scissored Isle.” Turkey’s “Kara Sevda” (Endless Love) won for telenovela. France’s “Ne M’Abandonne Pas” (Don’t Leave Me) was recognized for TV movie/miniseries.

Awards in 11 categories were handed out Monday night by the International Television Academy of Arts & Sciences and the Hilton New York Hotel. This year’s nominees represented 18 countries ranging from Australia to Turkey to the Philippines.

Comedian Maz Jobrani hosted the ceremony. Emilio Azcarraga Jean, chairman of Mexico’s Grupo Televisa, received the academy’s Directorate Award. He dedicated the kudo to the Televisa programming executive, Adolfo Lagos, who was murdered Sunday in Mexico.

Canada’s “Hip-Hop Evolution — The Foundation” won for arts programming. The U.K.’s “Exodus: Our Journey to Europe” took the documentary prize. Belgium’s “Sorry Voor Alles” (Sorry About That) won for nonscripted entertainment.

HBO Latino’s “Sr. Avila” was recognized for non-English U.S. primetime program. The nod for short-form series went to Germany’s “Familie Braun” (The Braun Family).

Here is a complete list of 2017 International Emmy Award winners:

Arts Programming

Hip-Hop Evolution

Banger Films

Canada

Best Performance by an Actor

Kenneth Branagh in Wallander

Left Bank Pictures / Yellow Bird / BBC / TKBC

United Kingdom

Best Performance by an Actress

Anna Friel in Marcella

Buccaneer Media / Netflix

United Kingdom

Comedy

Alan Partridge’s Scissored Isle

Baby Cow Productions

United Kingdom

Documentary

EXODUS: Our Journey to Europe

KEO films / BBC 2

United Kingdom

Drama Series

Mammon II

NRK Drama / SVT / DR / YLE FEM / Nordvision Fund

Norway

Non-English U.S. Primetime Program

Sr. Ávila

HBO Latin America / Lemon Films

United States of America

Non-Scripted Entertainment

Sorry Voor Alles

(Sorry About That)

Warner Bros International Television Production België

Belgium

Short-Form Series

The Braun Family

Polyphon, Berlin

Germany

Telenovela

Kara Sevda

(Endless Love)

Ay Yapım

Turkey

TV Movie/Mini-Series

Don’t Leave Me

Scarlett Production / France Télévisions

France

(Pictured: Steve Coogan)

More TV

  • Black Panther

    What's Coming to Disney Plus in March 2020

    Disney Plus will continue to expand its library next month, adding older films as well as new television shows, releasing as both weekly episodes and entire seasons. After streaming on Netflix for over a year, Marvel’s “Black Panther” is making its way to Disney Plus, leaving just “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Ant-Man and the Wasp” [...]

  • Bob Chapek

    What Disney's Theme Parks Reveal About New CEO Bob Chapek

    Theme parks and resorts aren’t likely top of mind for the industry set when they think of Disney. But in light of the recent (and very swift) appointment of parks and consumer products head Bob Chapek to succeed Bob Iger as Disney CEO, Chapek’s recent interviews at the parks offer a few insights about the [...]

  • LOVE IS BLIND Lauren and Cameron

    Are Lauren and Cameron From 'Love Is Blind' Still Together?

    The finale to Netflix’s “Love is Blind” has been revealed, unleashing an emotional wave of broken hearts and shattered engagements across the the internet. Warning — “Love is Blind” finale spoilers below. After several on-the-altar dismissals and full on “the wedding is canceled” speeches, it was contestants Lauren Speed and Cameron Hamilton, who salvaged most [...]

  • Hawaii Five-O Oahu Hawaii

    'Hawaii Five-O' to End After Current Season on CBS

    The CBS reboot of “Hawaii Five-O” will end after its current and tenth season. The series will air a two-hour finale on April 3. Upon its conclusion, it will have aired 240 episodes, just shy of the 279 episodes of the original 1968 series. “It’s never easy to say goodbye to a hit franchise that [...]

  • THE BACHELOR - "2401" - Handsome

    Live+3 Ratings for Week of Feb. 17: 'The Bachelor' Jumps to Third

    “The Bachelor” benefited from a strong Live+Same Day performance to jump up one place in the Live+3 TV ratings chart. The Feb. 17 episode of the ABC dating show grew to a 2.3 rating among adults 18-49 after three days of delayed viewing, meaning it was beaten only by “The Masked Singer” and “This Is [...]

  • Justin Dini Josh Line

    ViacomCBS Promotes Josh Line and Justin Dini in Communications and Marketing

    ViacomCBS has named Comedy Central veteran Josh Line to serve as executive VP and chief brand officer for the newly enlarged company. Line will oversee all marketing strategies for the company with an emphasis on synergy efforts across a collection of brands that range from MTV, Nickelodeon, BET and Comedy Central to Paramount Pictures, CBS [...]

  • Courteney Cox'The Last Ship' musical, Arrivals,

    Courteney Cox to Lead Starz Horror Comedy Pilot 'Shining Vale'

    Courteney Cox has signed on for a starring role in the Starz horror comedy pilot. The half-hour series follows a dysfunctional family that moves from the city to a small town into a house in which terrible atrocities have taken place. But no one seems to notice except for Pat (Cox), who’s convinced she’s either [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content