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Simon Cowell to Receive Special Prize at International Emmy Awards

Cowell and Cole greet fans
Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole at the Londons round of the X-Factor auditions at LondonÕs ExCel centre. (Bauer Griffin)more pics »Simon Cowell (Bauer Griffin)Simon Cowell will be presented with the International Emmy Founders Award this year for his work on various TV talent shows, including American Idol and America’s Got Talent.

Other nominees include Helena Bonham Carter, who has been nominated in the Best Performance By An Actress category for her portrayal of children's author Enid Blyton in the biopic Enid, while Bob Hoskins is up for Best Performance By An Actor for his role as a reformed alcoholic in The Street.
 
Nominations span 15 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Denmark, Germany, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Portugal, Romania, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, The Philippines, The Netherlands and the UK. The various prizes recognize excellence by individual stars and specific TV programming such as documentaries, comedy shows and drama series.

Saturday Night Live
creator Lorne Michaels, who helped launch the careers of stars such as Tina Fey and Will Ferrell, is to be presented with the 2010 International Emmy Directorate Award.

Bruce Paisner, President of The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, said: "We congratulate the 2010 nominees for their outstanding achievements as their programs and performances enter into television history.”

Former Beverly Hills, 90210 star Jason Priestley will host the ceremony in New York on November 22.
 
The 2010 International Emmy Awards Nominees:
 
ARTS PROGRAMMING
‘All My Life: Cazuza’
TV Globo
Brazil
 
‘Imagine...David Hockney: A Bigger Picture’
BBC / Coluga Pictures
United Kingdom
 
‘Personas Inside Out’
TV Asahi
Japan
 
‘The World According to Ion B’
HBO Romania / Alexander Nanau Production
Romania
 
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR
Bob Hoskins
‘The Street’
ITV Studios
United Kingdom
 
Sebastian Koch
‘Sea Wolf’
Tele-München / Gate Film / Clasart / ZDF / ORF / RHI
Germany
 
Sid Lucero
‘Dahil May Isang Ikaw’
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation
The Philippines
 
Leonardo Sbaraglia
‘Epitafios’
HBO Latin America Originals / Pol-Ka Productions
Argentina
 
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS
Iris Berben
‘The Krupps - A Family Between War and Peace’
Moovie - the Art of Entertainment / ZDF
Germany
 
Helena Bonham Carter
‘Enid’
Carnival Film & Television
United Kingdom
 
Lilia Cabral
‘Seize the Day’
TV Globo
Brazil
 
Lerato Moloisane
‘Home Affairs’
Penguin Films
South Africa
 
CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE
‘13 at War’
NPS Broadcasting Organisation
The Netherlands
 
‘Do-Re-Mi-Factory’
TV Globo
Brazil
 
‘Happy Birthday’
Fuji Television Network, Inc.
Japan
 
‘Shaun the Sheep’
Aardman Animations / WDR & WDR mediagroup GmbH / BBC
United Kingdom
 
COMEDY
‘Los Simuladores’
Sony Pictures Television International
Mexico
 
‘Peep Show’
Objective Productions for Channel 4
United Kingdom
 
‘Talok Hok Chak’
Workpoint Entertainment Public Company Limited / Royal Thai Army Radio and Television / Channel 5
Thailand
 
‘Traffic Light’
Kuperman Productions / Keshet Broadcasting
Israel
 
DOCUMENTARY
‘9/11: Phone Calls from the Towers’
Darlow Smithson Productions
United Kingdom
 
‘Kuarup: The Lost Soul Will Return’      
TV Globo
Brazil
 
‘Mom and the Red Bean Cake’          
Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation
South Korea
 
‘You die as you lived: Roterdam Hospice’
KRO Broadcasting Organisation
The Netherlands
 
DRAMA SERIES
‘Clouds Over the Hill’
NHK
Japan
 
‘Epitafios’
HBO Latin America Originals / Pol-Ka Productions
Argentina
 
‘The Killing II’
Danish Broadcasting Corporation in association with ZDF / NRK / SVT
Denmark
 
‘The Street’              
ITV Studios
United Kingdom
 
NON-SCRIPTED ENTERTAINMENT
‘CQC’
Eyeworks Cuatro Cabezas SA
Argentina
 
‘Heston's Feasts’
Optomen Television for Channel 4
United Kingdom
 
‘Remembering School’
KRO / Screentime Entertainment.
The Netherlands
 
‘Run for Money’
Fuji Television Network, Inc. / Fuji Creative Corporation
Japan
 
TELENOVELA
‘Ciega a Citas’
Dori Media International / Dori Media Contenidos / Rosstoc
Argentina
 
‘Dahil May Isang Ikaw’
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation
The Philippines
 
‘My Love’
Plural Entertainment
Portugal
 
TV MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
‘Hopeville’
Curious Pictures / Heartlines / SABC Education
South Africa
 
‘Marcel Reich-Ranicki: The Author of Himself’
Trebitsch Entertainment / WDR / Arte
Germany
 
‘Small Island’
Ruby Television in association with AL Films
United Kingdom
 
‘Sound & Fury’          
TV Globo / O2 Filmes
Brazil

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