The nominations for the 2017 edition of the International Emmy Awards, which will be awarded on the 20th of November by the prestigious International Academy of Television Arts & Science, have been unveiled today. The nominees, 44 in total, span across 11 categories and titles coming from 18 different countries, which are Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, South Africa, Tailandia, Turkey, UK and US.

“Every year” says Bruce L. Paisner, President and CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Science, “the world’s television community competes to be recognized on the International Emmys global stage. We congratulate the nominees for their outstanding achievements and for inspiring audiences worldwide with their creativity and talent”.

The 45th edition main nominees are listed below. The full list can be found here.

Best Comedy

  1. Alan Partridge’s Scissored Isle– Baby Cow Productions (UK)
  2. Callboys– Woestijnvis/FBO (Belgium)
  3. Rakugo The Movie– East Entertainment/NHK (Japan)
  4. Tá No Ar: a TV na TV (On Air: TV on TV) – TV Globo (Brazil)

Best Drama Series

  1. Justica (Above Justice) – TV Globo (Brazil)
  2. Mammon II – NRK Drama/SVT/DR/YLE FEM/Nordvision Fund (Norway)
  3. Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit – NHK (Japan)
  4. Wanted– NBCUniversal’s Matchbox Pictures (Australia)

Best Telenovelas

  1. 30 Vies — Isabelle Cousineau– Aetios Productions (Canada)
  2. Kara Sevda (Endless Love) – Ay Yapım (Turkey)
  3. Totalmente Demais (Total Dreamer) – TV Globo (Brazil)
  4. Velho Chico (Old River) – TV Globo (Brazil)

Best Miniserie & TV Movie

  1. Alemão (Alemão: Both Sides of the Operation) – TV Globo (Brazil)
  2. Ne m’abandonne pas (Don’t Leave Me) – Scarlett Production/France Télévisions (France)
  3. Reg– LA Productions/BBC (UK)
  4. Tokyo Trial– Don Carmody Television/NHK/FATT Productions (Japan)

Best Actor

  1. Julio Andrade in Um Contra Todos (One Against All) – Fox Networks Groups Brazil/Conspiração Filmes (Brazil)
  2. Kenneth Branagh inWallander– Left Bank Pictures/Yellow Bird/BBC/TKBC (UK)
  3. Zanjoe Marudo in Maalaala Mo Kaya (Remembering) – ABS-CBN Corporation (Philippines)
  4. Kad Merad inBaron Noir (Kwaï/Canal+ Creation originale/Pictanovo) (France)

Best Actress

  1. Adriana Esteves inJustiça (Above Justice) – TV Globo (Brazil)
  2. Anna Friel in Marcella– Buccaneer Media/Netflix (UK)
  3. Sonja Gerhardt in Ku’damm 56(Ku’damm 56: Rebel with a Cause) – UFA Fiction/ZDF (Germany)
  4. Thuso Mbedu in Is’thunzi– Mzansi Magic/Rapid Blue (South Africa)

Best Documentary

  1. EXODUS: Our Journey to Europe– KEO Films/BBC Two (UK)
  2. 2. The Phone of the Wind: Whispers to Lost Families– NHK (Japan)
  3. Le Studio de la Terreur (Terror Studios) – Capa Presse/Canal+/Creative Europe/Region Ile-de-France (France)
  4. Tempestad– Pimienta Films/Cactus Films/Terminal Films (Mexico)

Best Arts Program

  1. Hip-Hop Evolution: The Foundation – Banger Films (Canada)
  2. Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki– NHK (Japan)
  3. Portátil– Porta Dos Fundos (Brazil)
  4. Robin de Puy: Ik ben het allemaal zelf(Robin’s Road Trip) – Talent United/AVROTROS/CoBO (Netherlands)