This is a list of International Emmy Award winners.

Current categories

Arts Programming

Year Arts Programming Country Network
2002 (30th) Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary  Canada CBC
2003 (31st) The Life and Times of Count Luchino Visconti  United Kingdom BBC
2004 (32nd) George Orwell: A Life in Pictures BBC Two
2005 (33rd) Holocaust: A Music Memorial Film BBC/CBC/ZDF/TVP
2006 (34th) Knowledge Is the Beginning  Germany ZDF/ARTE
2007 (35th) Simon Schama's Power of Art: Bernini  United Kingdom BBC
2008 (36th) Strictly Bolshoi Channel 4
2009 (37th) The Mona Lisa Curse Channel 4
2010 (38th) The World According to Ion B.  Romania HBO Romania/Alexander Nanau Production
2011 (39th) Gareth Malone Goes to Glyndebourne  United Kingdom BBC Two
2012 (40th) Songs of War: Music as a Weapon  Germany ZDF/ARTE
2013 (41st) Hello?! Orchestra  South Korea MBC/CEN MEDIA
Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender  United Kingdom EMP/Mercury Songs/Eagle Rock Entertainment
2014 (42nd) The Exhibition  Canada CBC
2015 (43rd) The Man Who Saved the Louvre  France France 3
2016 (44th) The Man Who Shot Hiroshima  Japan Wowow/Kmax
2017 (45th) Hip-Hop Evolution  Canada Banger Films
2018 (46th) Etgar Keret, gebaseerd op een waar verhaal  Netherlands Baldr Film/NTR Television
2019 (47th) Dance or Die  Netherlands A Witfilm/NTR
2020 (48th) Vertige de la chute  France Babel Doc/France Televisions
2021 (49th) Kubrick by Kubrick Temps Noir/Telemark/ARTE
2022 (50th) Freddie Mercury - The Final Act  United Kingdom Rogan Productions
2023 (51st) Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On  Canada Eagle Vision/White Pine Pictures

Best Performance by an Actor

Year Actor Country Network
2005 (33rd) Thierry Frémont as Francis Heaulme in Dans la tête du tueur  France GMT Productions/TF1
2006 (34th) Ray Winstone as Vincent Gallagher in Vincent  United Kingdom Granada Drama & Comedy
2007 (35th) Jim Broadbent as Stan McDermott in The Street BBC One
Pierre Bokma as Peter van der Laan in De uitverkorene  Netherlands VPRO Television/IdtV Film BV
2008 (36th) David Suchet as Robert Maxwell in Maxwell  United Kingdom BBC
2009 (37th) Ben Whishaw as Ben Coulter in Criminal Justice BBC
2010 (38th) Bob Hoskins as Paddy Gargan in The Street BBC
2011 (39th) Christopher Eccleston as Willy Houlihan in Accused BBC One
2012 (40th) Darío Grandinetti as Mario in Televisión por la inclusión  Argentina Canal 9
2013 (41st) Sean Bean as Simon Gaskell/Tracie Tremarco in Accused  United Kingdom BBC One
2014 (42nd) Stephen Dillane as Karl Roebuck in The Tunnel Canal+/Sky Atlantic
2015 (43rd) Maarten Heijmans as Ramses Shaffy in Ramses  Netherlands AVRO
2016 (44th) Dustin Hoffman as Mr Henry Hoppy in Roald Dahl's Esio Trot  United Kingdom Endor Productions/Red Arrow/The Weinstein Company
2017 (45th) Kenneth Branagh as Kurt Wallander in Wallander Left Bank Pictures/Yellow Bird/BBC/TKBC
2018 (46th) Lars Mikkelsen as Johannes Krogh in Ride Upon the Storm  Denmark DR/ARTE/SAM le Français
2019 (47th) Haluk Bilginer as Agâh Beyoglu in Şahsiyet  Turkey Ay Yapim
2020 (48th) Billy Barratt as Ray in Responsible Child  United Kingdom Kudos/72 Films
2021 (49th) David Tennant as Dennis Nilsen in Des New Pictures/ITV
2022 (50th) Dougray Scott as Ray Lennox in Irvine Welsh’s Crime Cineflix/Buccaneer Media
2023 (51st) Martin Freeman as Chris Carson in The Responder Dancing Ledge Productions/BBC

Best Performance by an Actress

Year Actress Country Network
2005 (33rd) He Lin as Axiu in Slave Mother  China CCTV-6
2006 (34th) Maryam Hassouni as Laila al Gatawi in Offers  Netherlands VARA Broadcasting Organisation
2007 (35th) Muriel Robin as Marie Besnard in The Poisoner  France Ramona/RTBF/To Do Today Productions
2008 (36th) Lucy Cohu as Liz in Forgiven  United Kingdom Channel 4
2009 (37th) Julie Walters as Dr Anne Turner in A Short Stay in Switzerland BBC
2010 (38th) Helena Bonham Carter as Enid Blyton in Enid BBC Four
2011 (39th) Julie Walters as Mo Mowlam in Mo BBC
2012 (40th) Cristina Banegas as Paula in Televisión por la inclusión  Argentina Canal 9
2013 (41st) Fernanda Montenegro as Dona Picucha in Doce de Mãe  Brazil Rede Globo
2014 (42nd) Bianca Krijgsman as Mirte in De Nieuwe Wereld  Netherlands NPO
2015 (43rd) Anneke von der Lippe as Helen Sikkeland in Eyewitness  Norway NRK/DR/SVT/Yle
2016 (44th) Christiane Paul as Elke Seeberg in Unterm Radar  Germany Enigma Film/WDR/ARD Degeto
2017 (45th) Anna Friel as Marcella Backland in Marcella  United Kingdom Buccaneer Media/Netflix/ITV
2018 (46th) Anna Schudt as Gaby Köster in Ein Schnupfen hätte auch gereicht  Germany Zeitsprung Pictures/RTL Television
2019 (47th) Marina Gera as Irén in Eternal Winter  Hungary Szupermodern Studio
2020 (48th) Glenda Jackson as Maud Horsham in Elizabeth Is Missing  United Kingdom STV Studios
2021 (49th) Hayley Squires as Jolene Dollar in Adult Material Fifty Fathoms
2022 (50th) Lou de Laâge as Eugénie Cléry in The Mad Women's Ball  France Légende Films/Prime Video
2023 (51st) Karla Souza as Mariel Saenz in Dive  Mexico Madam/Filmadora/Infity Hill/Amazon Studios


Main article: International Emmy Award for Best Comedy Series

Year English title Original title Country Network
2003 (31st) The Kumars at No 42  United Kingdom BBC Two
2004 (32nd) Berlin, Berlin  Germany Das Erste
2005 (33rd) The Newsroom  Canada CBC
2006 (34th) Little Britain  United Kingdom BBC One
2007 (35th) Little Britain Abroad
2008 (36th) The IT Crowd Channel 4
2009 (37th) Hoshi Shinichi's Short Shorts Hoshi Shinichi no shôto shôto  Japan NHK
2010 (38th) Traffic Light Ramzor  Israel Channel 2
2011 (39th) Benidorm Bastards  Belgium 2BE
2012 (40th) The Invisible Woman A Mulher Invisível  Brazil Rede Globo
2013 (41st) Moone Boy  United Kingdom Sky One
2014 (42nd) What If? Wat Als?  Belgium 2BE
2015 (43rd) Sweet Mother Doce de Mãe  Brazil Rede Globo
2016 (44th) Hoff the Record  United Kingdom Dave
2017 (45th) Alan Partridge's Scissored Isle Sky Atlantic
2018 (46th) Nevsu  Israel Channel 2
2019 (47th) The Last Hangover Se Beber, Não Ceie  Brazil Netflix
2020 (48th) Nobody's Looking Ninguém Tá Olhando
2021 (49th) Call My Agent! Dix pour cent  France France 2
2022 (50th) Sex Education  United Kingdom Netflix
2023 (51st) Derry Girls Channel 4
Vir Das: Landing  India Netflix


Main article: International Emmy Award for Best Documentary

Year Documentary Country
1967 Big Deal at Gothenburg  United Kingdom
1968 La Section Anderson  France
1969 The Last Campaign of Robert Kennedy  Switzerland
1979 Secret Hospital  United Kingdom
1980 Fighting Back  Canada
1981 Charters Pour L'Enfer  France
1982 Is There One Who Understands Me? – The World of James Joyce  Ireland
1983 The Miracle of Life  Sweden
1984 The Heart of the Dragon: Remembering  United Kingdom
1985 28 Up
1986 Chasing a Rainbow: The Life of Josephine Baker
1987 The Sword of Islam
1988 The Last Seven Months of Anne Frank  Netherlands
1989 Four Hours in My Lai  United Kingdom
1990 J'ai Douze Ans et Je Fais la Guerre  France
1991 Cambodia: The Betrayal  United Kingdom
1992 The Fifth Estate: "To Sell A War"  Canada
1993 Disappearing World: We Are All Neighbours  United Kingdom
Monika and Jonas – the Face of the Informer State  Japan
1994 Life in the Freezer: The Big Freeze  United Kingdom
1995 Contre L'Oubli  France
Anne Frank Remembered  United Kingdom
1996 The Pelican of Ramzan the Red  France
People's Century: 1900–1999 episode 1933: The Master Race  United Kingdom
The Saga of Life: The Unknown World  Sweden
1997 Gerrie & Louise  Canada
1998 Exile in Sarajevo  Australia
1999 Just Like Anyone Else  Japan
Born in the USSR – 14 Up  United Kingdom
2000 Kapo  Israel
2001 Welcome to North Korea  Netherlands
2002 Nicholas Winton - The Power of Good  Slovakia
2003 Das Leben geht weiter  Germany
2004 The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off  United Kingdom
2005 The Drama of Dresden  Germany
2006 Hiroshima  United Kingdom
2007 Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive
2008 The Beckoning Silence
2009 The Ascent of Money
2010 Mom and the Red Bean Cake  Republic of Korea
2011 Life with Murder  Canada
2012 Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die  United Kingdom
2013 5 Broken Cameras  France
2014 No Burqas Behind Bars  Sweden
2015 Miners Shot Down  South Africa
2016 Krieg der Lügen  Germany
2017 Exodus: Our Journey to Europe  United Kingdom
2018 Goodbye Aleppo
2019 Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World  Netherlands
2020 For Sama  United Kingdom
2021 Hope Frozen: A Quest to Live Twice  Thailand
2022 Enfants de Daech, les damnés de la guerre  France
2023 Mariupol: The People's Story  United Kingdom

Sports Documentary

Year Sports Documentary Country Network
2022 (50th) Queen of Speed  United Kingdom Sky/Drum Studios
2023 (51st) Harley & Katya  Australia Stranger Than Fiction Films

Drama series

Main article: International Emmy Award for Best Drama Series

Year English title Original title Country Network
2002 (30th) Unit One Rejseholdet  Denmark DR1
2003 (31st) Nikolaj and Julie Nikolaj og Julie
2004 (32nd) Waking the Dead  United Kingdom BBC One
2005 (33rd) The Eagle Ørnen  Denmark DR1
2006 (34th) Life on Mars  United Kingdom BBC One
2007 (35th) The Street
2008 (36th) Life on Mars
2009 (37th) The Protectors Livvagterne  Denmark DR1
2010 (38th) The Street  United Kingdom BBC One
2011 (39th) Accused
2012 (40th) Braquo  France Canal+
2013 (41st) The Returned Les Revenants
2014 (42nd) Utopia  United Kingdom Channel 4
2015 (43rd) Spiral Engrenages  France Canal+
2016 (44th) Deutschland 83  Germany RTL
2017 (45th) Mammon  Norway NRK1
2018 (46th) Money Heist La casa de papel  Spain Antena 3
2019 (47th) McMafia  United Kingdom BBC One
2020 (48th) Delhi Crime  India Netflix
2021 (49th) Tehran  Israel Kan 11
2022 (50th) Vigil  United Kingdom BBC One
2023 (51st) The Empress Die Kaiserin  Germany Netflix

Non-Scripted Entertainment

Year Non-Scripted Entertainment Country Network
2003 (31st) Without Prejudice?  United Kingdom Channel 4
2004 (32nd) Brat Camp
2005 (33rd) Top Gear BBC Two
2006 (34th) Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares Channel 4
2007 (35th) How Do You Solve a Problem like Maria? BBC
2008 (36th) The Big Donor Show  Netherlands Endemol/BNN
2009 (37th) The Phone Park Lane TV Productions
2010 (38th) Caiga Quien Caiga  Argentina Eyeworks
2011 (39th) The World's Strictest Parents  United Kingdom TwentyTwenty Television
2012 (40th) The Amazing Race Australia  Australia Seven Network
2013 (41st) Go Back To Where You Came From SBS
2014 (42nd) Educating Yorkshire  United Kingdom Channel 4
2015 (43rd) 50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy Sky1
2016 (44th) Allt för Sverige  Sweden Meter Television/SVT
2017 (45th) Sorry voor Alles  Belgium VRT/WBITVP België
2018 (46th) Hoe Zal Ik Het Zeggen? Shelter
2019 (47th) The Real Full Monty: Ladies' Night  United Kingdom Spun Gold TV
2020 (48th) Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds  Australia Endemol Shine
2021 (49th) The Masked Singer  United Kingdom Bandicoot Scotland/ITV
2022 (50th) Love on the Spectrum  Australia Northern Pictures/ABC/Netflix
2023 (51st) A Ponte: The Bridge Brasil  Brazil Warner Bros. Discovery/Endemol Shine Brasil

Short-Form Series

Year Short-Form Series Country Network
2017 (45th) Familie Braun  Germany Polyphon/ZDF
2018 (46th) Una historia necesaria  Chile Tridi Films/CNTV/Escuela de Cine de Chile
2019 (47th) Hack The City  Brazil Fox Lab Brazil/Yourmama
2020 (48th) #martyisdead  Czech Republic Bionaut/MALL.TV/cz.nic
2021 (49th) INSiDE  New Zealand Luminous Beast
2022 (50th) Rūrangi Autonomouse/The Yellow Affair
2023 (51st) Des gens bien ordinaires  France Magneto Prod./Canal+


Main article: International Emmy Award for Best Telenovela

Year English title Original title Country Network
2008 (36th) The Invasion Al-Igtiyah  Jordan LBCI
2009 (37th) India: A Love Story Caminho das Índias  Brazil Rede Globo
2010 (38th) My Love Meu Amor  Portugal TVI
2011 (39th) Blood Ties Laços de Sangue SIC
2012 (40th) The Illusionist O Astro  Brazil Rede Globo
2013 (41st) Side by Side Lado a Lado
2014 (42nd) Precious Pearl Joia Rara
2015 (43rd) Empire Império
2016 (44th) Hidden Truths Verdades Secretas
2017 (45th) Endless Love Kara Sevda  Turkey Star TV
2018 (46th) The Payback Ouro Verde  Portugal TVI
2019 (47th) The Queen of Flow La Reina del Flow  Colombia Caracol Televisión
2020 (48th) Orphans of a Nation Órfãos da Terra  Brazil Globoplay[a]
2021 (49th) The Song of Glory Jǐnxiù nán gē  China Tencent Video
2022 (50th) The King's Affection Yeonmo  Republic of Korea KBS2
2023 (51st) Family Secrets Yargı  Turkey Kanal D

TV Movie / Mini-Series

Main article: International Emmy Award for Best TV Movie or Miniseries

Year English title Original title Country Network
2002 (30th) The Manns – Novel of a Century Die Manns – Ein Jahrhundertroman  Germany Arte
2003 (31st) Coming Home Mein Vater WDR
2004 (32nd) Henry VIII  United Kingdom ITV
2005 (33rd) Young Andersen Unge Andersen  Denmark DR1
2006 (34th) Nuit Noire, October 17, 1961 Nuit noire 17 octobre 1961  France Canal+
2007 (35th) Death of a President  United Kingdom More4
2008 (36th) Televisión por la identidad  Argentina Telefe
2009 (37th) The Wolves of Berlin Die Wölfe  Germany ZDF
2010 (38th) Small Island  United Kingdom BBC One
2011 (39th) Millennium  Sweden SVT1
2012 (40th) Black Mirror: The National Anthem  United Kingdom Channel 4
2013 (41st) A Day for a Miracle Das Wunder von Kärnten  Germany ZDF
2014 (42nd) Generation War Unsere Mütter, unsere Väter
2015 (43rd) White Soldier Soldat blanc  France Canal+
2016 (44th) Capital  United Kingdom BBC One
2017 (45th) Don't Leave Me Ne m'abandonne pas  France France 2
2018 (46th) Man in an Orange Shirt  United Kingdom BBC One
2019 (47th) Safe Harbour  Australia SBS
2020 (48th) Responsible Child  United Kingdom BBC Two
2021 (49th) Atlantic Crossing  Norway NRK1
2022 (50th) Help  United Kingdom Channel 4
2023 (51st) Dive La caída  Mexico Amazon Prime Video

Other categories

Children & Young People

Kids: Animation

Year Kids: Animation Country Network
2012 The Amazing World of Gumball  United Kingdom
 United States
Cartoon Network
2013 Room on the Broom  United Kingdom BBC
2014 The Jungle Bunch  France France 3
2015 Ronja, the Robber's Daughter[1]  Japan NHK/Dwango/Polygon Pictures
2016 Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer's Llamas  United Kingdom Aardman Animations
2017 Revolting Rhymes Magic Light Pictures
2018 Heads Together  Netherlands Viking Film/VPRO Television/Job, Joris & Marieke
2019 Zog  United Kingdom Magic Light Pictures
2020 The Tiger Who Came to Tea Channel 4
2021 Shaun the Sheep: Adventures from Mossy Bottom Aardman Animations
2022 Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas Aardman Animations

Kids: Factual & Entertainment

Year Kids: Factual Country Network
2020 Finding My Family: Holocaust – A Newsround Special  United Kingdom CBBC
2021 Scars of Life  Belgium De Mensen
2022 My Better World  South Africa Fundi Films/Maan Creative/Impact(Ed)

Kids: Live-Action

Year Kids: Series Country Network
2020 Hardball  Australia Northern Pictures
2021 First Day Epic Films/ACTF
2022 Kabam!  Netherlands NPO/IJswater Films/KRO-NCRV



Year Current Affairs Country Network
1999 Dispatches: A Witness to Murder  United Kingdom Channel 4
2000 The Mozambique Floods ITV News
2002 Fall of Kabul BBC
2003 The Fall of Saddam Channel 4
2004 The Madrid Bombing
2005 Beslan Associated Press Television News
Return to Beslan  Netherlands NCRV Broadcasting Organisation
2006 London Bombings July 7, 2005  United Kingdom Sky News
Hunting for Taliban  Netherlands NOVA / NPS / VARA Television
2007 Lebanon Crisis  United Kingdom BBC News
2008 Any Idea of What Your Kid is Doing Right Now?  Romania Pro TV News
2009 China Earthquake  United Kingdom ITV News
2010 Pakistan - Terrors' Front Line Sky News
2011 War on Drugs  Brazil Rede Globo
2012 Great East Japan Earthquake Emergency News  Japan NHK
2013 The Battle for Homs  United Kingdom Channel 4
2014 Syria's Descent
2015 The Ebola Effect  Canada Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2016 Migration Crisis  United Kingdom Sky News
2017 Inside Aleppo - Battle for Aleppo Channel 4 News
2018 Rohingya crisis Sky News
2019 Data, Democracy and Dirty Tricks: The Cambridge Analytica Scandal ITN / Channel 4 News
2020 Hong Kong – A Year of Living Dangerously ITN
2021 A Warning from Italy Sky News
2022 ITV News: Storming of The Capitol ITN Productions / ITV News

Current Affairs

Year News Country Network
2007 Baghdad: A Doctor's Story  United Kingdom BBC
2008 Peter R. de Vries - Natalee Holloway  Netherlands Peter R. de Vries
2009 Dispatches - Saving Africa's Witch Children  United Kingdom Channel 4
2010 Dispatches - Pakistan's Taliban Generation
2011 Back from the Brink: Inside the Chilean Mine Disaster  Japan NHK
2012 Haiti's Orphans: One Year After the Earthquake  Canada CBC
2013 Banaz: An Honour Killing  United Kingdom Fuuse Films
2014 The Fifth Estate: "Made in Bangladesh"  Canada CBC
2015 Dispatches: Children on the Frontline - Children of Aleppo  United Kingdom ITV
2016 Dispatches: Escape from ISIS ITN Productions
2017 Saudi Arabia Uncovered ITV
2018 White Right: Meeting The Enemy ITV
2019 Mission Investigate: Deceptive Diplomacy  Sweden SVT/Mission Investigate
2020 Undercover: Inside China's Digital Gulag  United Kingdom Hardcash Productions/ITV
2021 In Cold Blood (Exposure) ITV
2022 Slahi und seine Folterer (In Search of Monsters)  Germany Hoferichter & Jacobs/NDR/RBB/MDR/Arte

Honorary Awards

Founders Awards

Year Winner Country Note
1980 Jim Henson  United States Creator of the Muppets
1981 Shaun Sutton  United Kingdom Head of BBC-TV's Drama Group
Roone Arledge  United States Executive Producer, ABC's Wide World of Sports
1982 Michael Landon Executive Producer/Director/Writer/Performer
1983 Herbert Brodkin Producer/Partner, Titus Productions
1984 David L. Wolper Producer/Television Executive
1985 David Attenborough  United Kingdom Creator/Writer/Producer/TV Host
1986 Donald L. Taffner President, D.L. Taffner Ltd
1987 Jacques-Yves Cousteau[2]  France President, Cousteau Society
1988 Goar Mestre[3]  Argentina Latin American Broadcasting Pioneer
1989 Paul Fox  United Kingdom Managing Director, BBC Television
1990 Joan Ganz Cooney  United States American television producer
1991 Adrian Cowell[4]  United Kingdom Film Maker, ITV Central
1992 Bill Cosby[5]  United States Comedian/Actor/Producer
1993 Richard Dunn[6] CEO, Thames Television
1994 Film on Four: Channel 4  United Kingdom British public-service television broadcaster
1995 Don Hewitt[7]  United States Executive Producer, CBS' 60 Minutes
1996 Reg Grundy[8]  Australia Founder, Grundy Productions
1997 Jac Venza[9]  United States Director of Cultural & Arts Programs, WNET
1998 Robert Halmi Sr.[10]  Hungary Chairman, RHI Entertainment
1999 Hisashi Hieda[11]  Japan President, Fuji Television
2000 John Hendricks[12]  United States Founder & CEO, Discovery Communications
2001 Pierre Lescure[13]  France Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canal+ Group
2002 Howard Stringer[14]  United Kingdom Chairman & CEO, Sony Corporation of America
2003 HBO[15]  United States American premium cable and satellite television network
2004 MTV International[16] Channel subsidiary of MTV Networks
2005 Oprah Winfrey[17] Chairman, Harpo Inc.
2006 Steven Spielberg[18] American film director
2007 Al Gore[19] Chairman, Current TV
2008 Dick Wolf[20] Creator & Executive Producer, Law & Order
2009 David Frost[21]  United Kingdom Journalist/Producer
2010 Simon Cowell[22] Founder, SYCO
2011 Nigel Lythgoe[23] Executive Producer, So You Think You Can Dance; American Idol
2012 Ryan Murphy[24]  United States Showrunner
Norman Lear[25] 40th Anniversary Special Founders Award
Alan Alda 40th Anniversary Special Founders Award
2013 J. J. Abrams[26] Film director
2014 Matthew Weiner[27] Screenwriter, Creator of the series Mad Men
2015 Julian Fellowes  United Kingdom Screenwriter, Creator of the series Downton Abbey
2016 Shonda Rhimes  United States Television producer, screenwriter, and author
2017 None None None
2018 Greg Berlanti  United States American film and television writer and producer
2019 David Benioff and D. B. Weiss Game of Thrones showrunners
2020 Andrew Cuomo (rescinded) 56th Governor of New York
2021 None None None
2022 Ava DuVernay  United States American filmmaker, television producer

Directorate Award

Year Winner Country Note
1973 Charles Curran  United Kingdom President, European Broadcasting Union, Director General, BBC
1974 Dr. Joseph Charyk  United States President, COMSAT
1975 Junzo Imamichi  Japan Chairman of the Board, Tokyo Broadcasting System
1976 Talbot S. Duckmanton  Australia President, Asian Broadcasting Union, CBE (Citation)
Roberto Marinho  Brazil President, TV Globo Network of Brazil (Citation)
Howard Thomas  United Kingdom Chairman of the Board, Thames Television, (Citation)
1977 Alphonse Ouimet  Canada Chairman, Telesat, Canadian TV
1979 Frank Stanton  United States President Emeritus, CBS, Incorporated 1978 Prix Italia
1980 Lew Grade  United Kingdom Chairman of the Board, Associated Communications Corp.
1981 Sir Huw Wheldon  United Kingdom Retired (1976) Managing Director of BBC-TV
1982 Akio Morita  Japan Chairman and CEO, Sony Corporation
1983 Roberto Marinho  Brazil President, TV Globo Network of Brazil
1984 Sydney Bernstein  United Kingdom Founder, Granada Television
1985 Leonard H. Goldenson  United States Chairman and CEO, ABC
1986 Herbert Schmertz  United States Vice President, Public Affairs, Mobil Oil Company
1987 Jeremy Isaacs  United Kingdom Chief Executive, Channel 4
1988 Vittorio Boni  Italy Director, International Relations, RAI (Posthumously)
1989 Ted Turner  United States Chairman of the Board/President, Turner Broadcasting System (Citation)
Murray Chercover  Canada Chairman and CEO, CTV Television Network
1990 Henrikas Juškevičius  Lithuania Assistant Director-General, UNESCO
1991 Henry Becton  United States President, WGBH, Boston
1992 Silvio Berlusconi  Italy President, Fininvest Gruppo
1993 Andre Rousselet  France Chairman, Canal Plus
1994 Helmut Thoma  Germany Managing Director, RTL
1995 John Birt  United Kingdom Director General, BBC
1996 Hebert A. Granath  United States Chairman, ABC/Disney Cable International
1997 Dieter Stolte  Germany Intendant, ZDF
1998 Sam Nilsson  Sweden President, Sveriges Television
1999 Ralph Baruch  United States Founder, Viacom
2000 Su-Ming Cheng[28]  People's Republic of China CEO China-TV, Taiwan
2001 Gustavo Cisneros[29]  Venezuela Chairman, Organizacion Cisneros
2002 Katsuji Ebisawa[30]  Japan President, NHK
2003 Greg Dyke[31]  United Kingdom Director General, BBC
2004 Herbert Kloiber[32]  Germany Managing Director, Tele-München Group
2005 Charles Allen[33]  United Kingdom Chief Executive, ITV
2006 Ronald S. Lauder[34]  United States Founder and Chairman, Central European Media Enterprises (CME)
2007 Patrick Le Lay[35]  France Chairman, TF1 Group
2008 Liu Changle[36]  Hong Kong Chairman & CEO, Phoenix Satellite Television
2009 Markus Schächter[37]  Germany Director General, ZDF
2010 Lorne Michaels[38]  United States Creator & Executive Producer, Saturday Night Live
2011 Subhash Chandra[39]  India Chairman, Zee TV
2012 Kim In-Kyu[40]  South Korea President & CEO, Korean Broadcasting System
2013 Anke Schäferkordt[41]  Germany CEO Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland & CO-CEO RTL Group
2014 Roberto Irineu Marinho[42]  Brazil Chairman & CEO of Grupo Globo
2015 Richard Plepler  United States Chairman & CEO, HBO
2016 Maria Rørbye Rønn  Denmark CEO & Director General, DR
2017 Emilio Azcárraga Jean  Mexico Chairman & CEO, Grupo Televisa
2018 Sophie Turner Laing  United Kingdom Chief executive officer of Endemol Shine Group
2019 Christiane Amanpour  United States Chief international anchor for CNN
2020 None None None
2021 Thomas Bellut  Germany Director General of German national broadcaster ZDF
2022 Miky Lee  South Korea Vice president of CJ Group


International Children's Day of Broadcasting Award

Presented by UNICEF in conjunction with International Emmy Awards and awarded to a broadcaster whose children's programming on or around the first Sunday in March of the previous year best reflects the theme declared by UNICEF for that year. Aims and conditions may be found at [1].

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Best European Artist

Year Winner Country
1973 Annie Cordy for Hello, Dolly!  Belgium

Arts documentary

Year Arts documentary Country Network
1991 Damned in the USA  United Kingdom Channel 4
1992 Jose Carreras: A Life Story Iambic Prods. / Primetime Television
1993 The Wonderful Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl  Germany Omega Film / Nomad Film
1995 Kenzaburo Oe's Long Road to Fatherhood  Japan NHK
1996 The House  United Kingdom BBC
1997 Dancing For Dollars: The Bolshoi In Vegas NVC Arts
1998 The War Symphonies: Shostakovich Against Stalin  Germany ZDF
1999 The Phil: Part 3  United Kingdom Channel 4
Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles  Canada CBC
2000 The Jazzman from the Gulag  France France 3 / Ideale Audience
2001 The Miles Davis Story  United Kingdom Channel 4

Drama series

Main article: International Emmy Award for Drama

Year Drama series Country Network
1979 On Giant's Shoulders  United Kingdom BBC
1980 A Rod of Iron BBC
1981 A Town Like Alice  Australia Seven Network
1982 A Voyage Round My Father  United Kingdom BBC
1983 King Lear
1984 The Jewel in the Crown ITV
1985 Das Boot  Germany Wolfgang Petersen
1986 Shadowlands  United Kingdom BBC Wales
1987 Porterhouse Blue Channel 4
1988 A Very British Coup
1989 Traffik
1990 First and Last BBC
1991 The Black Velvet Gown ITV
1992 A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia BBC
1993 Unnatural Pursuits
1994 The Bullion Boys
1995 The Politician's Wife Channel 4
1996 La Colline aux Mille Enfants  France France 2
1997 Crossing the Floor  United Kingdom BBC Two
1998 The Tattooed Widow  Sweden Danmarks Radio
1999 Lost for Words  United Kingdom ITV
2000 All Stars  Netherlands VARA
2001 Dirty Tricks  United Kingdom ITV London

Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Programs

Year Non-English Language
U.S. Primetime Programs
Country Network
2014 El Señor de los Cielos  United States Telemundo
2015 Arrepentidos: El Infierno de Montoya National Geographic/Fox Telecolombia
2016 Francisco, El Jesuita Telemundo
2017 Sr. Ávila HBO Latin America/Lemon Films
2018 El Vato Universo/Endemol Shine
2019 Falco Spiral International/Red Arrow/Dynamo
2020 2019 Latin Grammy Awards Univision/The Latin Recording Academy
La Reina del Sur Telemundo/Netflix
2021 2020 Latin Grammy Awards Univision/The Latin Recording Academy
2022 Buscando a Frida Telemundo/Argos

Performing Arts

Year Performing Arts Country Network
1979 Elegies for the Death of Three Spanish Poets  United Kingdom Sky Arts
1980 L'Oiseau de Feu  Canada CBC
1981 Sweeney Todd: Scenes from the Making of a Musical  United Kingdom London Weekend Television
1982 Morte e Vida Severina  Brazil Rede Globo
1983 Dangerous Music  United Kingdom HTV
1984 The Tragedy of Carmen Channel 4
1985 Omnibus: The Treble BBC
1986 Bejart's Kabuki Ballet  Japan NHK
1988 The South Bank Show  United Kingdom ITV
1990 The Mahabharata Peter Brook
1991 Le Dortoir  Canada Rhombus Media
1992 Pictures On The Edge  United Kingdom Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
1993 Concerto Initial Film and TV
1994 Peter and the Wolf BBC
1995 The Planets  Canada Rhombus Media
1997 Enter Achilles  United Kingdom BBC
1998 The Judas Tree Channel 4
1999 Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! Sky Premier / Channel 4
2000 Gloriana, a film BBC
2001 Jesus Christ Superstar Slovenia TV

Popular Arts

Year Popular Arts Country Network
1968 Armchair Theatre  United Kingdom ITV
1973 La cabina  Spain Televisión Española
1975 The Evacuees  United Kingdom BBC
1977 Henry Ford's America  Canada Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
1979 Rich Little's Christmas Carol  Canada Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
1980 Not the Nine O'Clock News  United Kingdom BBC
1981 Vinicius para Crianças - Arca de Noé  Brazil Rede Globo
1983 The Black Adder  United Kingdom BBC One
1984 Fresh Fields ITV
1985 Spitting Image
1986 Spitting Image
1988 The New Statesman
1989 Alexei Sayle's Stuff BBC Two
1990 Mr. Bean ITV
1991 The Curse of Mr. Bean Thames TV
1992 Drop the Dead Donkey Channel 4
1993 Drop the Dead Donkey
1994 Red Dwarf BBC
Absolutely Fabulous
1995 Don't Forget Your Toothbrush Channel 4
1996 Wallace and Gromit BBC
1997 Liberg zappt  Netherlands Ivo Niehe Productions
1998 The Vicar of Dibley: Love and Marriage  United Kingdom BBC
1999 Smack the Pony Channel 4
2001 So Graham Norton BBC

Children & Young People

Year Children & Young People Country Network
1983 Fraggle Rock  Canada Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
1984 The Wind in the Willows  United Kingdom Thames TV
1985 Super Gran ITV Tyne Tees
1986 The Kids of Degrassi Street  Canada Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
1987 Degrassi High
1988 Captain Johnno  Australia Australian Children's TV Foundation
1989 My Secret Identity  Canada CTV Television Network
1990 Living With Dinosaurs  United Kingdom Channel 4
1991 The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship Cosgrove Hall Productions/Thames Television
1992 Beat That: Hairdressing Channel 4
Sorrow: The Nazi Legacy  Sweden Filmpoint Stockholm
1993 The Penknife  Netherlands AVRO/BOS BROS Film/TV Production
1994 Insektors  France Canal+/France 3
1995 Wise Up  United Kingdom BBC
1996 Newsround Extra: War Child BBC
1997 Wise Up Channel 4
1998 Blabbermouth & Stickybeak Channel 4
1999 Tell Us About Your Life - Battlefield Doctor  Japan NHK
2000 The Magician's House  United Kingdom BBC Wales
2001 Street Cents  Canada Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2002 Stig of the Dump  United Kingdom BBC One
2003 Legend of the Lost Tribe BBC Bristol
2004 The Illustrated Mum Channel 4
2005 Dark Oracle  Canada Shaftesbury Films
2006 Sugar Rush  United Kingdom Channel 4
2007 The Magic Tree  Poland TVP SA
2008 Shaun the Sheep  United Kingdom BBC
2009 Dustbin Baby Kindle Entertainment
2010 Shaun the Sheep BBC
2011 ¿Con qué sueñas?  Chile Televisión Nacional de Chile

Kids: Series

Year Kids: Series Country Network
2012 Junior High School Diaries  Japan NHK
2013 Pedro & Bianca  Brazil TV Cultura
2014 Polseres vermelles  Spain TV3
2015 Nowhere Boys[54]  Australia Matchbox Pictures/ABC3
2016 Kasper en de Kerstengelen  Netherlands NL Film & TV/Avrotros
2017 Club der Roten Baender  Germany Bantry Bay Productions/VOX Television GmbH
2018 Malhação: Viva a Diferença  Brazil Rede Globo
2019 De Regels van Floor  Netherlands NL Film / VPRO Television
2020 Hardball  Australia ABC Me

Kids: Preschool

Year Kids: Preschool Country Network
2012 El jardín de Clarilú  Argentina Disney Latin America
2013 Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom  United Kingdom Nickelodeon
2014 Mike the Knight  United Kingdom Treehouse TV/CBeebies
2015 Bing[55]  United Kingdom CBeebies/Acamar Films Production/Brown Bag Films
2016 Hey Duggee  United Kingdom Studio AKA
2017 La Cabane à Histoires  France Dandelooo/Caribara Production
2018 Hey Duggee  United Kingdom Studio AKA
2019 Bluey  Australia Ludo Studio

Kids: Digital

Year Kids: Digital Country Network
2016 Doodles  Australia Ludo Studio/ABC3 Australia/Screen Australia/Screen Queensland
2017 Jenter  Norway NRK
2018 Overgrep  Norway NRK Bivrost
2019 Lik Meg  Norway NRK Super

Kids: TV Movie / Mini-Series

Year Kids: TV Movie /
Country Network
2012 Lost Christmas  United Kingdom BBC One
2013 The Phantoms  Canada CBC Television
2014 Alles mag  Netherlands VPRO
2015 Rabarber[56]  Netherlands NL Film & TV/KRO-NCRV
2016 Peter and Wendy  United Kingdom Headline Pictures/Juliette Films
2017 Hank Zipzer's Christmas Catastrophe  United Kingdom Kindle Entertainment/DHX Media/Walker Productions/Screen Yorkshire's Content Fund
2018 Ratburger  United Kingdom King Bert Productions
2019 Jacqueline Wilson's Katy  United Kingdom BBC Children's In-House Productions/CBBC

Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment

Year Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series Country Network
2012 Energy Survival[57]  Norway Fabelaktiv/NRK
2013 Pet School[58]  United Kingdom CBBC
2014 Wild Kids  Sweden Jarowskij Enterprises/Sveriges Television
2015 All-Round Champion  Norway NRK
2016 Ultras Sorte Kageshow  Denmark Danish Broadcasting Corporation
2017 Snapshots  Canada CBC
2018 Fixa Bröllopet  Sweden Fremantlemedia Sverige AB
2019 Nachtraven  Belgium De Mensen/Ketnet/VRT

Kids: Factual

Year Kids: Factual Country Network
2012 Newsround: My Autism and Me  United Kingdom BBC
2013 Same but Different BBC
2014 ¿Con qué sueñas?  Chile TVN
2015 My Life: I Am Leo[59]  United Kingdom Nine Lives Media/BBC
2016 Horrible Histories Lion Television
2017 Berlin und wir  Germany Imago TV/ZDF
2018 My Life: Born to Vlog  United Kingdom Blakeway North
2019 Nosso Sangue, Nosso Corpo  Brazil Fox Lab Brazil/Your Mama


Best Interactive Channel

Year Channel Country
2006 Scamp  United Kingdom
2007 BiteTV  Canada
2008 WeDigTV  United Kingdom

Best Interactive Program

Year Program Country Network
2006 Cult  France France 5
2007 Zimmer Twins  Canada Teletoon
2007 ReGenesis Extended Reality Game  Canada The Movie Network / Movie Central
2008 Staraoke  Finland MTV3 / Cartoon Network

Best Interactive TV service

Year TV service Country Network
2006 Hello D  South Korea CJ CableNet
2007 BBCi  United Kingdom BBC
2008 The Truth About Marika  Sweden Sveriges Television


Digital Program: Children & Young People

Year Digital Program: Children & Young People Country Network
2009 Battlefront  United Kingdom Channel 4
2010 Reservoir Hill  United Kingdom KHF Media Ltd./Television New Zealand/New Zealand On Air
2011 Battlefront II  United Kingdom Channel 4
2012 Shujaaz.FM  Kenya Well Told Story
2013 dirtgirlworld...dig it all  Australia mememe productions/dirtgirlworld productions/Screen Australia
2014 Shujaaz.FM  Kenya Well Told Story
2015 Reverse the Odds  United Kingdom Channel 4/Maverick Television/Chunk/Cancer Research UK

Digital Program: Fiction

Year Digital Program: Fiction Country Network
2009 Scorched  Australia Firelight Productions/Goalpost Pictures/Essential Media and Entertainment
2010 Primeval Evolved  United Kingdom ITV1/ Pictures
2011 Shankaboot  Lebanon Batoota Films
2012 Endgame Interactive: Facebook Episode  Canada Secret Location
2013 Guidestones  Canada CTV Television Network
2014 #7DaysLater  Australia ABC
2015 Dina Foxx - Tödlicher Kontakt  Germany ZDF/UFA/Exozet

Digital Program: Non-Fiction

Year Digital Program: Non-Fiction Country Network
2009 Britain From Above  United Kingdom BBC/Lion
2010 Digital Revolution  United Kingdom BBC/The Open University
2011 HIGHRISE: Out My Window  Canada Highrise
2012 Live from the Clinic  United Kingdom Channel 4
2013 Entertainment Experience  Netherlands FCCE/Ziggo
2014 D-Day As It Happens  United Kingdom Channel 4
2015 Last Hijack Interactive  Netherlands Submarine Channel/Razor Film/ZDF/IKON


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