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Emmy Awards nominees announced

Nominations for the 39th International Emmy® Awards were announced today by The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a Press Conference at Mipcom. There are 40 nominees in 10 categories. The full list of Nominees follows this release. Winners will be announced at a Black-Tie Ceremony on November 21, 2011 at the Hilton New York Hotel.

Nominations span a record 20 countries: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, The Philippines, and The United Kingdom, The competition has three rounds of judging over a period of 6 months, with participation from over 800 judges in 67 different countries.

“The International Emmy® Awards is a tough competition with over 1000 entries from 61 countries, this year.” said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. “The number and range of countries represented by this year’s nominees is astonishing and a testament to the growing strength and skill of television production around the world.”

In addition to the presentation of the International Emmy® Awards for programming and performances, The Academy will present two special awards. Veteran British producer Nigel Lythgoe, Co-creator and Executive Producer of So You Think You Can Dance & Executive Producer of American Idol, is set to receive the 2011 International Emmy® Founders Award. Subhash Chandra, Chairman Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd, will receive the 2011 International Emmy® Directorate Award.

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This year’s partners are: Phoenix Satellite Television, TV Globo, Microsoft, Dori Media Group, Ernst & Young, Deluxe, Miptv, Sofitel Luxury Hotels and Variety.

2011 Semi-Final Judging Hosts are: Nashwa Al Ruwaini, Pyramedia (Abu Dhabi, UAE); Steven Bawol, Helion Pictures (Paris, France); Piv Bernth, Danish Broadcasting Corporation (Copenhagen, Denmark); Friedhelm Bixschlag, Magic Media Company (Cologne, Germany); Bill Dunlop, Eurovision Americas (Washington, D.C., USA); Talal Fattal, Metro TV (Accra, Ghana); Paul Field, The Wiggles (Sydney, Australia); Octavio Florisbal, TV Globo (New York, USA & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); Tony Forrest, The Movie Network (Sydney, Australia); Gregoire Furrer, Gregoire Furrer Productions (Montreux, Switzerland);Leopold Hoesch, Broadview TV GmbH (Cologne, Germany); In-Kyu Kim, KBS (Seoul, South Korea); Charles Lei, Yingzhanwang (Beijing, China); Alexander Marin, Sony Pictures Television Latin America (Bogota, Colombia & Santa Fe, Mexico); Emeka Mba, National Film and Video Censors Board (Abuja, Nigeria); Javad Mottaghi, ABU-AIBD (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia); Miguel Oliva, HBO Latin America Group (Miami, USA); Franz Patay & Chris Hunt, IMZ – International Music & Media Centre (Vienna, Austria); Catherine Payne, Endemol Worldwide Distribution (London, UK); Melvin Perez, MGM Latin America (Mexico City, Mexico); Remy Pflimlin & Nicole Devilaine, France Televisions (New York, USA); Pierre Sissmann, Cybergroup (Paris, France); Michael Smeaton, FFP New Media GmbH (Cologne, Germany.)

About The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is a membership based organization comprised of leading media and entertainment figures from over 50 countries and 500 companies from all sectors of television including internet, mobile and technology. The Academy’s yearly schedule of events includes the prestigious International Emmy® Awards Ceremony held in New York, The International Digital Emmy® Awards at MIPTV and a series of industry events such as Academy Day, The International Emmy® World Television Festival and Panels on substantive industry topics. The Academy was chartered with a mission to recognize excellence in television produced outside of the United States and it presents The International Emmy® Awards in the following fifteen categories: Arts Programming; Best Performance by an Actress; Best Performance by an Actor; Current Affairs; Children & Young People; Comedy; Digital Program: Children & Young People; Digital Program: Fiction; Digital Program: Non-Fiction; Documentary; Drama Series; News; Non-Scripted Entertainment; Telenovela; TV Movie/Mini-Series. For more information go to


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