2017 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® AWARDS NOMINEES SPAN 18 COUNTRIES ACROSS 11 CATEGORIES
New York, September 27, 2017 - Nominations for the 2017 International Emmy® Awards were announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. There are 44 Nominees across 11 categories and 18 countries. The full list of Nominees follows this release. Winners will be announced at a black-tie Ceremony on November 20, 2017 at the Hilton New York Hotel.
Nominees come from: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States
"Every year, the world's television community competes to be recognized on the International Emmys global stage," said Bruce L. Paisner, President and CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. "We congratulate the Nominees for their outstanding achievements and for inspiring audiences worldwide with their creativity and talent."
In addition to the presentation of the International Emmy® Awards for programming and performances, the Academy will present two special awards to two-time Academy Award winning actor and producer, Kevin Spacey and Emilio Azcárraga Jean, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of Grupo Televisa, the world's largest Spanish-language content provider and Mexico's largest broadcaster and pay television provider.
This year's Gala partners are: Phoenix Satellite Television, TV Globo, RT America, Ernst & Young, Deluxe, Miptv, Sofitel Hotels, and Variety.
2017 Semi-Final Judging Hosts were: 41 Entertainment, Allen Bohbot (Los Angeles, USA); Aetios Productions, Fabienne Larouche & Michel Trudeau (Montreal, Canada); Armoza Formats, Avi Armoza (Tel Aviv, Israel); Broadview TV, Leopold Hoesch (Cologne, Germany); CBI Media, Leon Xiao (Tianjin, China); C-TV Splendid Media Group, Cheng Xiong (Beijing, China); Cisneros Media, Jonathan Blum (Miami, USA); Cyber Group Studios, Pierre Sissmann (Paris, France); Discovery Networks Latin America, Michela Giorelli (Mexico City, Mexico); DR TV, Piv Bernth (Copenhagen, Denmark); Eurovision Americas, Bill Dunlop (Washington D.C., USA); Festcom, Gai Dunlop (Melbourne, Australia); FFP New Media, Michael Smeaton (Berlin, Germany); Fox Networks Group Latin America, Edgar Spielmann & Gonzalo Fiure (Buenos Aires, Argentina); Fuji TV, Mamiko Maekawa (Tokyo, Japan); Globo TV, Carlos Schroder (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil & New York, USA); Graf Filmproduktion, Klaus Graf (Berlin, Germany); HBO Latin America Group, Emilio Rubio (Miami, USA); MTVA - Hungarian Public Service Media, Balázs Medveczky (Budapest, Hungary); NFVF, Zama Mkosi (Johannesburg, South Africa); ORF Enterprise, Beatrice Cox-Riesenfelder (Vienna, Austria); Pinewood Television, Christian Wikander (London, UK); Pyramedia, Nashwa Al Ruwaini (Abu Dhabi, UAE); Rai, Eleonora Andreatta (Rome, Italy); RT, Irakly Gachechiladze (Moscow, Russia); Shanghai Croton Culture Media, Benjamin Li (Shanghai, China); Sonae FS, André Sampaio (Lisbon, Portugal); Sony Pictures Entertainment, Alexander Marin (Mexico City, Mexico); TV Azteca, Fidela Navarro (Mexico City, Mexico); TV France International, Hervé Michel & Mathieu Béjot (Biarritz, France); WOWOW, Nobuya Wazaki (Tokyo, Japan); Ziegler Film, Regina & Tanja Ziegler (Berlin, Germany).