29th International Emmy Awards
  • November 19, 2001 (2001-11-19)
LocationNew York Hilton Midtown
New York City
Hosted byTom Bergeron
Founders AwardPierre Lescure
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The 29th International Emmy Awards took place on November 19, 2001 in New York City and hosted by American television personality Tom Bergeron. 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 nominees for the 29th International Emmy Awards were announced by International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, on October 8, 2001, at a press conference at MIPCOM in Cannes.[2] United Kingdom won four of the six categories that competed at the International Emmys.[3] The Channel 4 took the Emmy award in the popular arts category for his So Graham Norton series. ITV's Dirty Tricks, starring Martin Clunes, won best drama, while the arts documentary award went to Channel 4's The Miles Davis Story.[4]

A filmed version of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, Jesus Christ Superstar, whose cast featured Rik Mayall, was the winner in the performing arts section. The other two trophies — children and young people, and documentary — went to Canada for CBC’s Street Cents and the Netherlands for KRO’s North Korea, respectively.[5][6]


Best Drama Series Best Popular Arts Program
  • Dirty Tricks - United Kingdom (Carlton TV)
Best Documentary Best Arts Documentary
  • The Miles Davis Story - United Kingdom (Channel 4)
    • Ravel's Brain - Canada (Bravo Canada)
    • Bunraku - Japan (NHK)
    • Buscando América: Ruben Blades - Mexico (People & Arts Latino)
Best Performing Arts Program Best Children & Young People Program


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  2. ^ Guider, Elizabeth (October 2001). "INT'L EMMY NOMS UNVEILED AT MIPCOM". Daily Variety. 273 (26): 11. EBSCOhost 5339964.
  3. ^ "BRITS WIN AT EMMYS". broadcastnow.com/. 23 November 2001. Retrieved December 12, 2014.
  4. ^ "Norton in Emmy triumph". The Guardian.
  5. ^ "Brits a big hit at Int'l Emmys". Variety. November 27, 2001.
  6. ^ "Emmy for Graham Norton". BBC News.