17th International Emmy Awards
  • November 20, 1989 (1989-11-20)
LocationSheraton New York Times Square Hotel, New York City
Hosted bySmothers Brothers
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The 17th International Emmy Awards took place on November 20, 1989 in New York City. 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 International Emmy Awards are given by the International Council of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In addition, special awards were given to Ted Turner who received the International Council's Directorate Award, and Paul Fox, who was given the Founder's Award.


Best Children & Young People

Best Drama

Best Documentary


  1. ^ "Ted Turner during 17th Annual International Emmy Awards at Sheraton".