|36th International Emmy Awards|
|Location||New York Hilton Hotel|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Hosted by||Roger Bart|
|Founders Award||Dick 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.
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.
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.
The following individuals, listed in order of appearance, presented awards.
|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|
|Presenters of the award for Best Non-Scripted Entertainment|
|Heather Tom||Presenter of the award for Children & Young People Series|
|Presenters of the award for Best Telenovela|
|Paul Blackthorne||Presenter of the award for Best TV movie or Mini-Series|
|Presenters of the award for Emmy Founders Award|
|Elaine Chao||Presenter of the award for Emmy Directorate Award|
|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|