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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)

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