43rd International Emmy Awards
Promotional poster
DateNovember 23, 2015
LocationNew York Hilton Midtown,
New York City
Hosted byBassem Youssef
Founders AwardJulian Fellowes
Television/radio coverage
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The 43rd International Emmy Awards took place on November 23, 2015, in New York Hilton Midtown in New York City. The award ceremony, presented by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (IATAS), honors all TV programming produced and originally aired outside the United States.[1] This year's ceremony was hosted by Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef.[2]


Nominations for the 43rd International Emmy Awards were announced on October 5, 2015, by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (IATAS) at a Press Conference at Mipcom in Cannes. There are 40 nominees across 10 categories and 19 countries.[3] Nominees come from: Angola, Austria, Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, United Kingdom and the United States.

In addition to the presentation of the International Emmys for programming and performances, the International Academy presented two special awards. Downton Abbey creator, Julian Fellowes received the Founders Award and Richard Plepler, chairman and CEO of HBO network, received the Directorate Award.[4][5]


Country Nominations Wins
United Kingdom 7[6] 1
Brazil 5[7][8] 2
France 4 3
United States 4 1
South Africa 3 1
Colombia 2[9] 0
Japan 2 0
Netherlands 1 1
Norway 1 1
Turkey 1 0

Winners and nominees

Best Telenovela Best Drama Series
Best TV Movie or Miniseries Best Arts Programming
Best Comedy Series Best Documentary
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program Best Non-Scripted Entertainment


  1. ^ Enter the 43rd International Emmy® Awards Competition!
  2. ^ "Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef to host Int'l Emmy Awards". Associated Press. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  3. ^ "HBO's 'Psi', 'Engrenages' Among International Emmy Award Nominees". Deadline. October 5, 2015. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  4. ^ "DOWNTON ABBEY WRITER AND CREATOR JULIAN FELLOWES TO RECEIVE 2015 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® FOUNDERS AWARD AT INTERNATIONAL EMMY® GALA IN NEW YORK, ON NOVEMBER 23". International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Associated Press. Archived from the original on May 18, 2015. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  5. ^ "RICHARD PLEPLER, CHAIRMAN & CEO OF HBO TO RECEIVE 2015 INTERNATIONAL EMMY DIRECTORATE AWARD". International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Associated Press. Archived from the original on November 25, 2015. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  6. ^ Rebecca Ratcliffe (October 5, 2015). "Britain leads International Emmy award charge with seven nominations". The Guardian.
  7. ^ "Globo é indicada em três categorias do Emmy Internacional; veja lista". G1. October 5, 2015.
  8. ^ comunicados.co/ (October 5, 2015). "HBO Latin America recibe tres nominaciones al Emmy® Internacional por "Psi" y "Antes de que nos olviden"". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03.
  9. ^ Notimex (October 7, 2015). "Fox celebra que 4 de sus programas sean nominados a Emmy Internacional". Terra Networks.
  10. ^ "Baz and mammy Nancy bag international Emmy Award for 50 Ways to kill your mammy". Independent.ie. 24 November 2015. Retrieved 24 November 2015.