The telenovela produced by Telemundo Global Studios and Argos Comunicacion won in the Non-English Language US Primetime Program category at the 50th International Emmy Awards.
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented Emmys to television creators and performers from eight different countries at the 50th International Emmy Awards in New York City.
The standout from the Hispanic world was Buscando a Frida, the crime police drama produced by Telemundo Global Studios and Argos Comunicacion, which won in the Non-English Language US Primetime Program category.
The other programs that complete the 15 winners are Freddie Mercury: The Final Act (Arts Programming), Dougray Scott (Best Performance by an Actor), Lou de Laâge (Best Performance by an Actress), Sex Education – Season 3 (Comedy), Enfants de Daech, les damnés de la guerre [Iraq’s Lost Generation] (Documentary), Vigil (Drama Series), Shaun the Sheep: Flight Before Christmas (Kids: Animation), My Better World (Kids: Factual & Entertainment), KABAM! Kids: Live Action), Queen of Speed (Sports Documentary), Love on the Spectrum- Season 2 (Non-Scripted Entertainment), Rūrangi (Short-Form Series), Yeonmo [The King’s Affection] (Telenovela) and Help (TV Movie/Mini-Series).
The Gala was attended by television professionals from around the world and hosted by Penn & Teller’s Penn Jillette, at the Hilton Hotel.
“Television around the world has really come of age,” said International Academy President & CEO Bruce Paisner. “What is especially gratifying on this 50th anniversary is seeing the number of countries globally which produce world class television programs and personalities, and win Emmys.”