36th International Emmy Awards
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Date
  • November 24, 2008 (2008-11-24)
LocationNew York Hilton Hotel
New York City, New York, U.S.
Hosted byRoger Bart
Highlights
Founders AwardDick Wolf

The 36th International Emmy Awards took place on November 24, 2008, at the Hilton Hotel in New York City, United States and hosted by American actor Roger Bart.[1]

The winners were announced from among 40 nominees from 16 countries competing for International Emmys, honouring excellence in TV programming produced outside the United States, in 10 categories.

Ceremony

The nominees for the 36th International Emmy Awards were announced by International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in October 13, 2008, at a press conference at MIPCOM in Cannes.

40 TV shows of 16 country competed for the award in 10 categories. The United Kingdom topped the list with eight nominations, followed by Brazil (6), Argentina and Japan (4), China and Denmark (3), Jordan and Peru (1). The nominees were selected along six months, by 600 Academy members representing 50 countries.

In addition to the presentation of the International Emmy Awards for programming, the Academy paid tribute Dick Wolf with the International Emmy Founders Award, and Liu Changle, Chairman and chief executive officer of Phoenix Television with the International Emmy Directorate Award.[2][3]

Presenters

The following individuals, listed in order of appearance, presented awards.

Name(s) Role
Roger Bart Host from 36th annual International Emmy Awards
Kerry O'Malley Presenter of the award for Arts Programming
Judith Light Presenter of the award for Best Actor
Lance Reddick Presenter of the award for Best Actress
John Waters Presenter of the award for Best Comedy Series
Andrea Roth Presenter of the award for Best Documentary
Kelly Rutherford Presenters of the award for Best Drama Series
Marcus Schenkenberg
Malu Mader
Presenters of the award for Best Non-Scripted Entertainment
Heather Tom Presenter of the award for Children & Young People Series
Willie Garson
Cecilia Suárez
Presenters of the award for Best Telenovela
Paul Blackthorne Presenter of the award for Best TV movie or Mini-Series
Dann Florek
Sam Waterston
Tamara Tunie
Michaela McManus
Linus Roache
Presenters of the award for Emmy Founders Award
Elaine Chao Presenter of the award for Emmy Directorate Award

Winners

Best Telenovela Best Drama Series
Best TV Movie or Miniseries Best Arts Programming
Best Comedy Series Best Documentary
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Non-Scripted Entertainment Best Children & Young People Program

Most major nominations

By country
By network

Most major awards

By country
By network

References

  1. ^ "JEFF GOLDBLUM AND SAM WATERSTON TO PRESENT DICK WOLF WITH 2008 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® FOUNDERS AWARD". iemmys.tv/. November 10, 2008. Archived from the original on March 19, 2015. Retrieved December 3, 2014.
  2. ^ "Dick Wolf To Receive International Emmy Founders Award". 4rfv.com/. Retrieved December 3, 2014.
  3. ^ "LIU CHANGLE, FOUNDING CHAIRMAN & CEO, PHOENIX SATELLITE TELEVISION TO RECEIVE 2008 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® DIRECTORATE AWARD". iemmys.tv/. April 7, 2008. Archived from the original on September 29, 2014. Retrieved December 3, 2014.