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International Academy Returns In-Person in New York and Call My Agent won as best comedy

International Academy Returns In-Person in New York and Call My Agent won as best comedy
Announced the winners of the 49th International Emmy® Awards last night (Monday, November 22, 2021) at an in-person Black-Tie Gala event in New York City. The Gala was attended by television professionals from around the world and hosted by actress and comedian Yvonne Orji at the Great Hall of Casa Cipriani.

“We are delighted to be able to gather the global television community, in-person again, in New York to celebrate the world’s best television.” said International Academy President & CEO Bruce Paisner. “The diversity and geographic spread of tonight’s winners demonstrate once again the universal power of great storytelling and performances.”

1 Special Award and 11 Emmy® statues were presented by the International Academy during the evening.

Former NBA Player and NBA Champion with the Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki presented the International Emmy® Directorate Award to Dr. Thomas Bellut, Director General of German public broadcaster ZDF, one of Europe’s major and most renowned broadcasters.

The 11 winning International Emmy® programs and performances span 8 countries: France, Israel, New Zealand, Norway, PR China, Thailand, the UK and the US. They are: Kubrick by Kubrick (Arts Programming), David Tennant (Best Performance by an Actor), Hayley Squires (Best Performance by an Actress), Call my Agent ! – Season 4 (Comedy), Hope Frozen: A Quest to Live Twice (Documentary), Tehran (Drama Series), 21st Annual Latin Grammy Awards® (Non-English Language US Primetime Program), The Masked Singer (Non-Scripted Entertainment), INSiDE (Short-Form Series), The Song of Glory (Telenovela) and Atlantic Crossing (TV Movie/Mini-Series). Complete winners’ information follows this release.

David Tennant accepted the Emmy® for Best Performance by an Actor for his role as serial killer Dennis Nilsen in Des.

Hayley Squires accepted the Emmy® for Best Performance by an Actress for her role as British porn star Jolene Dollar in Adult Material.

Documentary Hope Frozen: A Quest to Live Twice garnered the first ever Emmy® for a program from Thailand.


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