50th International Emmy Awards
Promotional poster
DateNovember 21, 2022
LocationNew York Hilton Midtown, New York City
Presented byInternational Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Hosted byPenn Jillette
Television/radio coverage
International Academy’s website

The 50th International Emmy Awards ceremony took place on November 21, 2022, at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel in New York City, recognizing excellence in television programs produced and aired originally outside the United States, and U.S. primetime programs in languages other than English between the dates of January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021.[1] The award ceremony, presented by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (IATAS) was hosted by Penn Jillette. The nominations were announced on September 29, 2022.[2][3]

In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the International Academy announced in March 2022 that all programs produced or co-produced by Russian-based companies will be banned from this year's International Emmys.[4] Children's programs competing in the International Emmy Kids Awards were presented during the International Emmy Awards Gala. This year, the International Academy presented for the first time a new Sports Documentary category.[5]

Ceremony information

Nominations for the 50th International Emmy Awards were announced on September 29, 2022, by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (IATAS). There are 60 nominees across 15 categories and 23 countries. Nominees come from: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States. All these programs were broadcast between January 1 and December 31, 2021; in accordance with the competition's eligibility period.[6]

In addition to the presentation of the International Emmys for programming and performances, the International Academy presented two special awards. Ava DuVernay received the International Emmys’ Founders Award, which was presented by Blair Underwood. The Directorate Award went to Miky Lee, Vice Chairwoman of CJ Group. It was presented by South Korean actor Song Joong-ki.[7]


The event was broadcast live on the International Academy’s website (iemmy.tv) from 8 pm Eastern Time.[8]


The nominees were announced on September 29, 2022.[9]

Best Drama Series Best Comedy Series
Best Performance by an Actor Best Performance by an Actress
Best TV Movie or Miniseries Best Telenovela
  • Help ( United Kingdom) (All3Media/Channel 4)
    • Il est elle ( France) (Newen Connect/And So On Films)
    • Isabel: The Intimate Story of Isabel Allende ( Chile) (Megamedia Chile)
    • On The Job ( Philippines) (HBO/Warner Media)
Best Arts Programming Best Documentary
  • Freddie Mercury - The Final Act ( United Kingdom) (Rogan Productions)
    • Bios: Calamaro ( Argentina) (Buena Vista/Nat Geo)
    • Charlie Chaplin, le génie de la liberté ( France) (France Télévisions/Kuiv Productions)
    • Wonderful World: A New York Jazz Story ( Japan) (NHK)
Best Short-Form Series Best Non-Scripted Entertainment
Best Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program Best Sports Documentary
  • Queen Of Speed ( United Kingdom) (Sky/Drum Studios)
    • Chivas ( Mexico) (Film 45/Amazon/CobraFilms)
    • Kiyou No Kata ( Japan) (Kansai Television)
    • Nadia ( France) (Federation Entertainment/Echo Studio)
Kids: Animation Kids: Factual & Entertainment
  • Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas ( United Kingdom) (Netflix/Aardman)
Kids: Live-Action

Multiple nominations

Multiple nominations by country
Nominations Country
9  United Kingdom
7  France

Multiple wins

Multiple wins by country
Wins Country
7  United Kingdom
2  France


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  2. ^ "50th International Emmy Awards". International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved April 5, 2022.
  3. ^ Goldbart, Max (29 September 2022). "International Emmys: Narcos: Mexico Leads The Pack Alongside Sex Education, Lupin". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 29 September 2022.
  4. ^ Vlessing, Etan (March 25, 2022). "International Emmys Ban All Russian Programs From Competition". The Hollywood Reporter.
  5. ^ "Eight nominations for French audiovisual productions at the 2022 International Emmy Awards". Unifrance.
  6. ^ "2022 RULES & REGULATIONS" (PDF). International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
  7. ^ Pedersen, Erik (November 21, 2022). "International Emmys: UK's 'Vigil' & 'Sex Education' Take Top Series Awards – Winners List". Deadline Hollywood.
  8. ^ Roxborough, Scott (November 14, 2022). "INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY ANNOUNCES HOST & PRESENTER LINE-UP". International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved November 18, 2022.
  9. ^ Yossman, K.J. (September 29, 2022). "International Emmys 2022: The Complete Nominations List". Variety. Retrieved September 30, 2022.