The United Kingdom swept the two marquee categories at the 50th anniversary International Emmy Awards, which here handed out Monday night in New York.
Vigil took Best Drama Series, and Sex Education took the Comedy Series prizes. Australia’s Love on the Spectrum won for Non-Scripted Entertainment, and Iraq’s Lost Generation (France) took the Documentary prize.
See the list of winners in all 15 categories below. “Television around the world has really come of age.” said International Academy President & CEO Bruce Paisner. “What is especially gratifying on this 50th anniversary is seeing the number of countries globally which produce world-class television programs and personalities, and win Emmys.” Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Ava DuVernay received the International Emmys’ Founders Award, which was presented by her When They See Us star Blair Underwood.
The Directorate Award went to Miky Lee, Vice Chairwoman of CJ Group. It was presented by South Korean actor Song Joong-ki. Penn & Teller’s Penn Jillette hosted the ceremony from the New York Hilton Midtown in Manhattan.Read more on deadline.com