Uk Sweep At Global Emmy Awards
British TV shows dominated at the INTERNATIONAL EMMY AWARDS in New York last night (22NOV04), winning six out of seven awards.
Brit TV network CHANNEL 4 won prizes for documentary THE BOY WHO'S SKIN FELL OFF, children's tale THE ILLUSTRATED MUM, and reality drama BRAT CAMP, which followed six unruly teenagers as they went to a tough US behaviour camp.
WAKING THE DEAD earned the BBC best drama series, while ITV's HENRY VIII took the top prize in the TV movie/mini-series category.
BRUCE PAISNER, president of the INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES in the US, which organises the awards said, "In recent years, British programmes have been winning fewer International Emmys than in the early years of the awards. This year they made a major comeback."
Germany's STUDIO HAMBURG was the only non-British team honoured, picking up best comedy for Berlin, Berlin.
The winners are:
Best drama series: WAKING THE DEAD (BBC ONE)
Best documentary: THE BOY WHOSE SKIN FELL OFF (CHANNEL 4)
Best comedy: BERLIN, BERLIN (STUDIO HAMBURG)
Best non-scripted entertainment: BRAT CAMP (CHANNEL 4)
Best children and young people's programme: THE ILLUSTRATED MUM (CHANNEL 4)
Best arts programme: GEORGE ORWELL: A LIFE IN PICTURES (BBC TWO). (ZG/WNWCCB/ES)
Best arts programme: GEORGE ORWELL: A LIFE IN PICTURES (BBC TWO).23/11/2004 09:34