The 48th International Emmy Awards this year was quite an eventful one for India. Glenda Jackson won the Best Actress Award for Elizabeth Is Missing.Vertige De La Chute (Ressaca) from France won the Best Arts Programming award.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the awards were held virtually for the first time in the history of International Emmys. TV, film and stage actor Richard Kind hosted the ceremony live from an empty theatre in New York City, with no live audience and red carpet.
The Complete List of International Emmy winners here:
Best Drama Series:
Best Comedy Series: Ninguem Ta Olhando (Nobody’s Looking) (Brazil)
Best Actress: Glenda Jackson, Elizabeth Is Missing (United Kingdom)
Best TV Movie/Mini-Series: Responsible Child (United Kingdom)
Best Short-Form Series:
Best Non-English Language US Primetime Program:
Best Arts Programming: Vertige De La Chute (Ressaca) (France)
Best Non-Scripted Entertainment:
The International Emmy Awards were held virtually on November 23. The awards were presented by actress Kelsey Asbille, Turkish star Haluk Bilginer, actors Paul Blackthorne, Tituss Burgess, Tim Daly, Miguel Angel Silvestre, Nico Tortorella and actresses Caroline Peters and Indira Varma.
Last year too, several television shows from India were nominated in several categories. Netflix’s Lust Stories and Sacred Games were nominated respectively for The Best TV Movie/Mini-Series and The Best Drama Series awards. Sadhana Subramaniam’s Witness: India’s Forbidden Love and The Remix were in the running for the Best Documentary and the Best Non-Scripted Entertainment awards, respectively. Radhika Apte was up for the Best Actress award for her role in Lust Stories.