47th International Emmy Awards
Promotional poster.
DateNovember 25, 2019
LocationNew York Hilton Midtown,
New York City
Hosted byRonny Chieng[1]
Founders AwardDavid Benioff and D. B. Weiss
Directorate AwardChristiane Amanpour
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The 47th International Emmy Awards took place on November 25, 2019, at the 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 and celebrated excellence in International television.[2][3]


Nominations for the 47th International Emmy Awards were announced on September 19, 2019, by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (IATAS). There are 44 Nominees across 11 categories and 21 countries. Nominees come from: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, the Netherlands, Portugal, Qatar, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the 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. Game of Thrones‘ creators and showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, received the Founders Award, and Christiane Amanpour, Chief International Anchor for CNN and host of PBS’ nightly global affairs show Amanpour, received the Directorate Award.[4][5]


Country Nominations Wins
Brazil 8 2
United Kingdom 6 2
United States 4 1
India 4 0
Netherlands 2 2
Australia 2 1
Hungary 2 1
Argentina 2 0
Germany 2 0
South Africa 2 0
Colombia 1 1
Turkey 1 1
Belgium 1 0
Canada 1 0
Finland 1 0
France 1 0
Israel 1 0
Portugal 1 0
Qatar 1 0
Singapore 1 0
South Korea 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
Short-Form Series Best Non-Scripted Entertainment
Best Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program


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  2. ^ "Netflix India's Sacred Games Season 1 nominated for International Emmys 2019". India Today. September 20, 2019. Retrieved 2019-11-20.
  3. ^ "Radhika Apte bags Emmy nomination; 'Sacred Games' too makes it to Best Drama category alongside 'McMafia'". The Economic Times. 2019-09-20. Retrieved 2019-11-20.
  4. ^ "'Game of Thrones' Creators Honored With an International Emmy for 'Visionary' Storytelling". IndieWire. 25 March 2019. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  5. ^ "Christiane Amanpour is set to receive the 2019 International Academy Directorate Emmy Award". World Screen. May 2019. Retrieved May 7, 2019.