26th International Emmy Awards
  • November 23, 1998 (1998-11-23)
LocationNew York Hilton Midtown
New York City
Hosted byHans Liberg
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The 26th International Emmy Awards took place on November 23, 1998 in New York City and hosted by Dutch comedian Hans Liberg. 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] Among the presenters were John Ritter, Alan Thicke, Linda Purl and Joanne Woodward.[2]


Best Arts Documentary Best Children & Young People Program
Best Documentary Best Drama
  • Exile in Sarajevo - (Australia) (Exile Prods.)
    • Futebol - (Brazil) (GNT)
    • Endgame: The Untold Story of the Hostage Crisis in Peru - (Japan) (NHK)
  • The Tattooed Widow - (Sweden) (SVT)
    • White Lies - (Canada) (CBC)
    • Das Urteil - (Germany) (NDR)
Best Performing Arts Best Popular Arts Program
  • The Judas Tree - (United Kingdom) (Channel Four)
    • In the Cherry-Blossom Forest - (Japan) (NHK)
    • Kinkakuji Sound Stage - (Japan) (MB)


  1. ^ "Int'l Emmys to honor Sam Nilsson". Variety. April 24, 1998. Retrieved December 15, 2014.
  2. ^ "Swedish drama tops Int'l Emmys". Variety. November 23, 1998. Retrieved December 15, 2014.