30 SEP 2022

2022 International Emmy Awards' nominees span 23 countries

Nominations for the 2022 International Emmy Awards were announced by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. There are 60 nominees across 15 categories.

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Nominations for the 2022 International Emmy Awards were announced by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. There are 60 nominees across 15 categories and spanning 23 countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

“When you look at the geographic spread, diversity and quality of our nominees, it becomes obvious that great television knows no borders and is emerging around the world. We look forward to recognizing these outstanding programs and performances on our global stage with the International Emmy,”  commented Bruce Paisner, President and CEO of the International Academy.

At the same time, it was announced that the International Academy will present a new Sports Documentary category for the first time at the 50th International Emmy Awards Gala in New York City, on Monday, November 21, 2022. This year’s Gala partners are: Ay Yapim, Ernst & Young, Globo, Mip, Sofitel, and Variety.

After the nominations, many companies echoed the news. Globo, for example, issued a statement expressing its satisfaction with the awards received by its telenovela “Nos Tempos do Imperador” (In the Age of the Emperor) from TV Globo; the documentary “The Evandro Case: a devilish plot,” a Globoplay Original; and the actress Letícia Colin for “Where My Heart Is,” also a Globoplay Original.

RTVE also released a statement highlighting that the daily series of La 1 "Dos vidas", produced by RTVE and Mascaret Films in collaboration with Bambú Producciones, is among those nominated for the International Emmy Awards in the category of Best Telenovela. It is the only Spanish fiction among the 60 candidates.

Independent distributor Mega Global Entertainment was also very excited about its nomination for the International Emmy Awards for the “Isabel” series. "It reaffirms the narrative quality and high level of production of Megamedia Chile's stories, and its power of identification with audiences of any nationality,”  commented Esperanza Garay, CEO of MGE.

Meanwhile, ABC series “Love on the Spectrum” and kid’s drama series “Hardball” have both been nominated for an International Emmy Award. “Quality Australian content is resonating with audiences the world over. I am particularly proud of the fact that the ‘Love on the Spectrum’ format was developed locally with Northern Pictures and our ABC Factual team and has now had such global recognition,”  said Jennifer Collins, ABC Director Entertainment & Specialist.

The see the full list of nominees, click here.

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