12th International Emmy Awards
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  • November 19, 1984 (1984-11-19)
LocationSheraton New York Times Square Hotel, New York City
Hosted byRegis Philbin

The 12th Annual International Emmy Awards took place on November 19, 1984, in New York City, United States, and hosted by Regis Philbin.[1]


The United Kingdom was the big winner of the 12th edition of the International Emmy Awards, taking all five prizes up for grabs in the competition, including best drama for Granada Television with Jewel in the Crown.

The award ceremony was organized by the International Council of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and with the participation of 144 programs from 25 countries, excluding the United States.

In addition to winning the award for drama Jewel in the Crown, Britain won the best documentary award for Channel 4 by The Heart of the Dragon, and The Tragedy of Carmen in the category of best performing arts. The Thames Television won the awards for best folk popular arts with Fresh Fields, and the best children's program Wind in the Willows.[2]

The International Academy honored him with the Founder Award the TV producer, David L. Wolper. The Directorate Award was presented to Lord Bernstein, president of the Granada Group and founder of Granada Television. The ceremony was attended by actresses Jean Simmons, Ellen Burstyn, and Angie Dickinson.[3][4]


Children & Young People


Drama Series

Performing Arts

Popular Arts


  1. ^ "Award presenters". Times Daily. November 18, 1983.
  2. ^ (November 21, 1984) Britain Sweeps International Emmys. Latin America Daily Post, Page 3. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  3. ^ "Times Daily - Google News Archive Search".
  4. ^ "International Emmy Awards honors Wolper of Roots". Spokane Chronicle. Retrieved 2014-12-29.