|40th International Emmy Awards|
|Location||New York Hilton Hotel|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Hosted by||Regis Philbin|
|Founders Award||Ryan Murphy|
The 40th International Emmy Awards took place on November 19, 2012, at the Hilton Hotel in New York City, United States. The ceremony, hosted by Regis Philbin, also presented a special Founders Award to Ryan Murphy, Alan Alda and Norman Lear. The Directorate Award was presented to Kim In-Kyu, president and CEO of Korean Broadcasting System.
A special issue on the 40th edition of the awards aired on December 9, 2012 by MGM Portugal.
The nominees for the 40th International Emmy Awards were announced by International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on 8 October 2012, at a press conference in Mipcom, Cannes.
In all, 38 finalists were selected from 15 countries who competed in the awards in 9 categories. Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea, Spain and the UK were the finalists of the 40th International Emmy, who received 1,100 entries, analyzed by jurors of 67 countries.
In celebration of the International Emmys 40th anniversary, the International Academy paid tribute to Alan Alda and Norman Lear with Special Founders Awards. Also, the 2012 International Emmy Founders Award was presented to producer/writer Ryan Murphy, Co-creator & Executive Producer of Glee while the 2012 International Emmy Directorate Award was presented to Dr. Kim In-Kyu, President & CEO of KBS, also President of the ABU.
The following individuals, listed in order of appearance, presented awards.
|Regis Philbin||Host from 40th annual International Emmy Awards|
|Prerna Wanvari||Presenter of the award for Arts Programming|
|Presenters of the award for Best Actor|
|Presenters of the award for Best Actress|
|Cheyenne Jackson||Presenter of the award for Best Comedy Series|
|Pat Mitchell||Presenter of the award for Best Documentary|
|Presenters of the award for Best Drama Series|
|Rachael Taylor||Presenter of the award for Best Non-Scripted Entertainment|
|Jeffrey Tambor||Presenter of the award for Best Telenovela|
|Presenters of the award for Best TV movie or Mini-Series|
|Jessica Lange||Presenter of the award for Emmy Founders Award|
|Ryan Murphy||Presenter of the award for 40th anniversary Founders Awards|
|Park Jin-young||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|