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“Louis Theroux’s Altered States”, Argentina’s “The Voice” up for International Emmys

A number of documentaries and non-scripted series have been nominated for the 2019 International Emmy Awards, the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences unveiled today (Sept. 19). In the documentary category, nominees ...
September 19, 2019

A number of documentaries and non-scripted series have been nominated for the 2019 International Emmy Awards, the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences unveiled today (Sept. 19).

In the documentary category, nominees include: A Primeira Pedra (Canal Futura/Couro de Rato, Brazil); Bellingcat — Truth in a Post-Truth World (Submarine/VPRO Television, Netherlands); Louis Theroux’s Altered States (pictured; BBC Studios, UK); and India’s Forbidden Love on ‘Witness’ (Al Jazeera English/Grain Media, Qatar).

La Voz, the Argentine version of reality competition series The Voice that airs on television network Telefe, was nominated in the non-scripted entertainment category. Others included: Taboe (Panenka, Belgium); The Remix — India (Greymatter Entertainment, India); and The Real Full Monty: Ladies Night (Spun Gold TV, UK).

Winners will be announced at the ceremony, held Nov. 25 at the Hilton New York Hotel.

“The diversity, geographic spread and quality of this year’s nominees is a testament to the increasing wealth of outstanding television being created on a global scale,” said Academy president and CEO Bruce L. Paisner, in a statement.

This year’s International Emmy Awards comprise 44 nominees across 11 categories and 21 countries.

The Academy will also present a few special honors, including an award to broadcast journalist Christiane Amanpour, chief international anchor for CNN and host of PBS’s nightly global affairs show Amanpour. 

 

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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