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International Emmy Awards 2020: Netflix’s Delhi Crime Wins Best Drama Series

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the awards were held virtually for the first time in the history of International Emmys.

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The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on Monday announced the winners of the International Emmy Awards 2020.

The virtual ceremony was broadcast from New York City, honoring the best in global television.

This year, Netflix won in the top two categories, bagging the best drama series award for its Indian series Delhi Crime, about the notorious Nirbhaya gang-rape case, and the second honour  in Best Comedy category went to the Brazilian show Nobody’s Looking, a satire about red-haired bureaucratic angels.

Two-time Oscar-winner Glenda Jackson won her first-ever International Emmy for best actress BBC dementia drama Elizabeth Is Missing.


Here is the complete list of the winners of the 2020 International Emmy Awards:

 

Drama Series
Delhi Crime — producers: Ivanhoe Pictures/Golden Karavan/Poor Man’s Productions/Netflix, India

Comedy
Nobody’s Looking — producers: Gullane Entertainment/ Netflix, Brazil

TV Movie/ Miniseries
Responsible Child — producers: Kudos/72 films, United Kingdom

Best Performance by an Actor
Billy Barratt in Responsible Child — producers: Kudos/72 films, United Kingdom

Best Performance by an Actress
Glenda Jackson in Elizabeth Is Missing — producer: STV Productions, United Kingdom

Documentary
For Sama — producers: Channel 4 News/ITN Productions/PBS Frontline, United Kingdom

Arts Programming
Vertige de la Chute (Ressaca) — producers: Babel Doc/France Televisions, France

Non-English Language US primetime
20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards — producers: Univision /The Latin Recording Academy, USA
La Reina del Sur – Season 2 — producers: Telemundo Global Studios/Netflix/AG Studios Colombia/Diagonal TV/Argos, USA (tie)

Telenovela
Orphans of a Nation — producer: Globo, Brazil

Nonscripted Entertainment
Old People’s Home for 4-Year-Olds — producer: Endemol Shine Australia, Australia

Shortform Series
#martyisdead — producers: Bionaut/Mall.TV/cz.nic, Czech Republic

International Emmy Founders Award
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his COVID-19 briefings

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