The winners for the 45th annual International Emmy Awards were announced tonight, with Kenneth Branagh winning Best Actor for his role in Wallander and Anna Friel taking Best Actress for Marcella. Both series are from the United Kingdom.
Steve Coogan’s Alan Partridge’s Scissor Isle taking home the trophy for Best Comedy, also from the UK. Norwegian detective series Mammon II won for Best Drama Series.
Iranian-American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani hosted the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ ceremony at the Hilton in New York.
In addition to the presentation of 11 Emmy statuettes for programming and performances, the Academy presented the 2017 International Emmy Directorate Award to Emilio Azcárraga Jean, who last month left his longtime post as 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
Kenneth Branagh, Anna Friel, 'Justica' Among International Emmy Award Nominees
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recognized programming from 18 countries in this year’s nominations. Here is the complete list of winners:
BEST ARTS PROGRAMMING
Hip-Hop Evolution – The Foundation
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR
Kenneth Branagh, Wallander
Left Bank Pictures/Yellow Bird/BBC/TKBC
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS
Anna Friel, Marcella
Alan Partridge’s Scissored Isle
Baby Cow Productions
Exodus: Our Journey to Europe
KEO Films/BBC 2
BEST DRAMA SERIES
NRK Drama/SVT/DR/YLE FEM/Nordvision Fund
BEST NON-ENGLISH U.S. PRIMETIME PROGRAM
HBO Latin America/Lemon Films
BEST NON-SCRIPTED ENTERTAINMENT
Sorry Voor Alles
VRT/Warner Bros International Television Production België
BEST SHORT-FORM SERIES
The Braun Beauty
BEST TV MOVIE/MINISERIES
Ne M’Abandonne Pas
Scarlett Production/France Télévisions
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