International Emmys Takes Back Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Honorary Emmy

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Getting International Emmy For Virus Briefings

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to soon receive an International Emmy award for his once-daily televised briefings on the coronavirus pandemic that killed tens of thousands of New Yorkers this spring. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, whose members include media and entertainment figures from over 60 […]

Int’l. TV Academy Revokes Kevin Spacey Honor

Britain, Germany Each Win 3 International Emmys

NEW YORK (AP) — TV hit-maker Shonda Rhimes vowed to be a voice for those who feel scared about being marginalized following Donald Trump’s election victory as she accepted an honorary International Emmy award on Monday night. British and German TV productions each won three International Emmys, including acting honors for Dustin Hoffman and Christiane […]

International Emmys To Honor Shonda Rhimes

NEW YORK (AP) — TV producer Shonda Rhimes didn’t get the president she wanted in the recent election, but she’ll be receiving a special honor from the president she created at the International Emmy Awards Gala. “Scandal” star Tony Goldwyn, who plays President Fitzgerald Grant in the ABC TV drama, will be presenting the honorary […]

France Has 3 Wins At International Emmys

NEW YORK (AP) — France had a big night Monday at the International Emmys with a leading three awards, led by the hit crime thriller “Engrenages” (“Spiral”) which won for best drama series. But the normally festive ceremony was tempered by reflections on the recent Paris terrorist attacks. “Engrenages” Executive Producer Anne Landois noted that […]

Int’l Emmys To Honor ‘Downton’ Creator Fellowes

NEW YORK (AP) — The timing couldn’t be better for the International Emmys to honor “Downton Abbey” writer and creator Julian Fellowes as the acclaimed British period drama wraps up its sixth and last season with a Christmas Day finale on Britain’s ITV. Elizabeth McGovern, who stars as Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham, and the […]

Britain Leads Intl. Emmy Noms With 7 Nods

NEW YORK (AP) — Britain garnered a leading seven International Emmy nominations Monday, led by Sheridan Smith who received a best actress nod for her role in “Cilla.” Smith, who also has a BAFTA nomination for the same role, starred in the ITV miniseries about the rise to stardom of pop singer and TV personality […]

HBO Chief Plepler To Receive International Emmy

‘Mad Men’ Creator To Receive Honorary Int’l Emmy

NEW YORK (AP) — “Mad Men” stars Christina Hendricks and John Slattery will be presenting a special award at the International Emmys Gala to the show’s creator and executive producer Matthew Weiner who’s preparing the final episodes of the 1960s Madison Avenue ad agency saga slated to air in spring 2015. Weiner will be receiving […]

Britain Leads International Emmy Nods With 6

NEW YORK (AP) — Britain picked up a leading six International Emmy nominations Monday, including best actor and actress nods for Stephen Dillane and Olivia Colman for their roles as detectives in popular crime dramas. Dillane, who stars in “Game of Thrones” as Stannis Baratheon, was recognized for his portrayal of an aging British police […]

International Emmy Exec Richard Carlton Dies At 95

Alda, Lear Honored At 40th Intl. Emmys

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences decided to mark the milestone 40th anniversary with special awards honoring a producer and performer who had groundbreaking shows on TV in 1972 when the International Emmys were first presented.

‘Glee’ Prod. Ryan Murphy To Honor Norman Lear

NEW YORK (AP) — “Glee” co-creator Ryan Murphy didn’t hesitate when given a chance to pay tribute to his American idol, legendary TV producer Norman Lear, at the 40th International Emmy Awards. Lear’s sitcom “All In the Family” — and its spinoffs “Maude” and “The Jeffersons” – mixed humor with an honest examination of the […]

Britain Wins 5 Intl. Emmys, Lythgoe Honored

NEW YORK (AP) — Christopher Eccleston and Julie Walters garnered the main acting awards as British TV productions won five International Emmys, including two for the BBC crime anthology “Accused.” “Accused,” written and created by Jimmy McGovern, received the Emmy for best drama series at the 39th Annual International Emmy Awards ceremony at the Hilton […]

Britain Picks Up 7 International Emmy Nods

NEW YORK (AP) – British television productions picked up a leading seven International Emmy nominations Monday, including acting nods for Christopher Eccleston in “Accused” and Julie Walters in “Mo.” Brazil had six nominations, all for TV Globo productions, including best actor and actress nominations for Fabio Assuncao and Adriana Esteves in the TV movie “Songs […]

Cowell Honored, Britain Wins 5 International Emmys

Britain Leads International Emmys With 9 Nominees

NEW YORK (AP) — Simon Cowell’s kinder side will be spotlighted when the former “American Idol” judge is honored at the 38th Annual International Emmy Awards. Cowell, who left “Idol” earlier this year to launch an American version of his hit British singing competition “The X Factor” next year, will be presented the International Emmy […]