The 51st International Emmy Awards took place in New York and turned out to be a star-studded affair. While The Empress won Best Drama Series, Martin Freeman and Karla Souza won Best Actor and Best Actress trophies for The Responder and The Fall (Diving) respectively.
Indian filmmaker and television producer Ekta Kapoor received the Direction award while Vir Das won big in the comedy category for his Netflix special. For Das: Landing.
Here is the list of winners:
Best Drama Series: The empress
Best Actress: Karla Souza The Fall (Diving)
Best actor: Martin Freeman in The answering machine
Best comedy: Come Das for For Das: Landing And Derry Girls – Season 3
Best TV movie/miniseries: The Fall (Diving)
Best Unscripted Entertainment:The Bridge – The Brazil Bridge
Best short series:A Very Ordinary World
Best live-action – For children: High crush
Best Facts & Entertainment – For Kids: Built to survive
Best documentary:Mariupol: the history of the people
Best sports documentary: Harley and Katya
Best artistic programming: Buffy Sainte-Marie: Keep it up
Best telenovela:Yargi (Family Secrets)
Best animation for children: The Smeds and the Smoos
Indian stars Shefali Shah and Jim Sarbh were also nominated in the Best Actress and Best Actor categories respectively for their performances in Crime in Delhi And rocket boys.