List of winners of the 2022 International Emmys – ‘Vigil’ and ‘Sex Education’ in the UK – Deadline

The UK swept both marquee categories at the 50th anniversary International Emmy Awards, which were handed out on Monday night in New York. Vigil won Best Drama Series and Sex education won the comedy series award. See the list of winners in the 15 categories below.

The Brits have topped this year’s awards, scoring seven points in total. France won two, the only other country to claim multiple victories. australia love on the spectrum won for unscripted entertainment, and Iraq’s Lost Generation (France) won the Documentary Prize.

Television around the world has really come of age,” said Bruce Paisner, President and CEO of the International Academy. “What’s especially gratifying on this 50th anniversary is to see the number of countries around the world producing world-class television programs and personalities and winning Emmys.”

Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated Ava DuVernay received the International Emmys’ Founders Award, presented to her When they see us star Blair Underwood. The leadership award was presented to Miky Lee, Vice President of CJ Group. It was introduced by South Korean actor Song Joong-ki.

Penn Jillette of Penn & Teller hosted the ceremony from the New York Hilton Midtown in Manhattan.

Here are the winners of the 50th International Emmys; note that all Russian programs were banned from examination following the invasion of Ukraine by this country:

drama series

World Productions

Comedy series

Sex education
Netflix / Eleven Movies

TV movie/miniseries

To help
La Forge / All3Media International

Unscripted Entertainment

Love on the Spectrum – Season 2
Pictures of the North / ABC / Netflix

Non-English language US Primetime program

Buscando A Frida
Telemundo Global Studios / Argos
United States


Children Of Daesh, The Wretched Of War [Iraq’s Lost Generation]Cinétévé / France Télévisions / LCP / RTS / DR / NRK / SVT / Ile-de-France Region / CNC / PROCIREP – ANGOA

Best Performance by an Actress

Lou de Laâge in “Le Bal des Folles” [“The Mad Women’s Ball”]Legend Movies/Amazon

Best Performance by an Actor

Dougray Scott in The Murder of Irvine Welsh
Cineflix Media Inc. / Buccaneer Media / Off-Network Film and Television

Artistic programming

Freddie Mercury: The Final Act
Rogan Productions

Sports documentary

queen of speed
Sky / Drum Studios

Children: factual information and entertainment

My better world
Fundi Films / Maan Creative / Impact(ed) International
South Africa

Kids: Live Action

NPO / IJswater Films / KRO-NCRV

Children: Entertainment

Shaun the Sheep: Flight Before Christmas
Netflix / Aardman


Yeon Mo” [The King’s Affection]KBS (Korean Broadcasting System) / Netflix / Monster Union / Arc Media
South Korea

Abbreviated series

Autonomous / The Yellow Affair
New Zealand

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