12th International Emmy Awards
  • November 19, 1984 (1984-11-19)
LocationSheraton New York Times Square Hotel, New York City
Hosted byRegis Philbin
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The 12th Annual International Emmy Awards took place on November 19, 1984, in New York City and was hosted by Regis Philbin. The award ceremony, presented by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences(IATAS), honors all programming produced and originally aired outside the United States.[1]


The awards ceremony was presented by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (IATAS), and was attended by 144 programs from 25 countries, excluding the United States. The drama award went to Granada Television for Jewel in the Crown, a story of the clash of English and Indian cultures in 1942. Britain's Channel Four Television won the documentary award for The Heart of the Dragon, a program about China's history. The performing arts award also went to Channel Four for The Tragedy of Carmen, based on Georges Bizet's opera.[2]

Thames Television also won two awards - in the popular arts category, Fresh Fields, about a housewife preparing to begin a career outside the home, and in children's programs, Wind in the Willows, the adventures of four animals in the guise of Edwardian gentleman.

Filmmaker David L. Wolper won the Founder's Award. The Directorate Award went to Lord Bernstein, president of the Granada Group and founding executive of Granada Television.[3][4]


Best Children & Young People

Best Documentary

Best Drama

Best Performing Arts

Best Popular Arts Program


  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.