Bruce Paisner Re-Elected President & CEO International Television Academy

By | Monday November 25, 2013 @ 8:31am PST

NEW YORK, November 25, 2013 – The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today that the Board of Directors re-elected its President & CEO, Bruce Paisner, for a two year term. Paisner has been at the helm of The International Academy since January 2004. His new term starts January 1, 2014.

The election was held today, a few hours before the 41st International Emmy® Awards Gala during which film and television Creator/Writer/Director J.J. Abrams will receive the International Emmy® Founders Award and Anke Schäferkordt, Co–CEO of RTL Group will receive the International Emmy® Directorate Award.

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Mipcom: Sean Bean, France’s ‘The Returned’ Among International Emmy Nominees

Shows and talent from 19 countries make up the roster of nominees for this year’s International Emmy Awards, the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences said today at Mipcom. The 41st annual event takes place on November 25th in New York where J.J. Abrams will receive the 2013 Founders Award and RTL’s Anke Schäferkordt will receive the 2013 Directorate Award. Among the nominees are Sean Bean as Best Actor for the BBC’s Accused; Sheridan Smith as Best Actress for ITV’s Mrs Biggs; last year’s Oscar nominated documentary 5 Broken Cameras; and France’s drama series Les Revenants which is getting a U.S. redo courtesy of A+E Studios and FremantleMedia North America. For a full list of nominees, turn the page: Read More »

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International Emmy Current Affairs, News Nominees Announced

By | Wednesday August 14, 2013 @ 9:47am PDT

New York, August 14, 2013 – The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences today announced the nominees for the 2013 Current Affairs and News categories. Winners will be announced in New York on October 1, at a Ceremony at the Frederick P. Rose Hall of Jazz at Lincoln Center. The international winners will be honored alongside their American news and documentary counterparts. The 8 Nominees span 5 countries, Brazil, Germany, Romania, The Philippines and The United Kingdom. GMA Network (The Philippines) and TV Globo (Brazil) are nominated in both categories. Click over for the full list:

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Regis Philbin To Host International Emmy Awards

International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences president and CEO Bruce Paisner says Regis Philbin brings “great credibility” to the 40th annual event, set for November 19 in New York. Philbin stepped away as co-host of Live With Regis Read More »

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Alan Alda & Norman Lear To Receive Special Int’l Emmy Founders Awards

By | Tuesday September 11, 2012 @ 9:01am PDT

The special Founders Awards will be bestowed during the 40th International Emmy Awards gala November 19 in New York. Both Alan Alda (M*A*S*H) and Norman Lear (All Read More »

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