CBC sitcom Workin’ Moms is among the Canadian productions nominated for a 2018 International Emmy Award or iEmmy.
Announced this week, the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recognizes excellence in television produced outside of the United States, as well as U.S. primetime programming produced in languages other than English. It also recognizes excellence in performances, kids programming and digital.
Along with Workin’ Moms, which is nominated in the Comedy category, the Academy gave a nod to CTV crime series Cardinal (Sienna Films, Entertainment One) with lead Billy Campbell nominated for Best Performance by an Actor.
Musical documentary Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas (Riddle Films), from Oscar-nominee Larry Weinstein, is nominated in the Arts Programming category.
Winners will be announced at a black-tie ceremony on Nov. 19 at the Hilton New York Hotel.
The Academy will also present special awards to Greg Berlanti, the writer and producer behind Dawson’s Creek, The Flash, and Blindspot; and Sophie Turner Laing, CEO of Endemol Shine Group, a network of more than 120 creative production companies in 23 markets, responsible for international successes like Big Brother, MasterChef, Peaky Blinders and Black Mirror.
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