Angel Locsin and two Filipino telenovelas nominated in the 37th International Emmys

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GMA-7's Magdusa Ka starring Katrina Halili and Dennis Trillo (right) and ABS-CBN's Kahit Isang Saglit starring Jericho Rosales and Carmen Soo (bottom left) are nominated as Best Telenovela. Angel Locsin (top left) will compete for Best Actress for her performance in Lobo in the 37th International Emmy Awards.



Two Pinoy drama series and a Filipino actress are among the nominees in the 37th edition of the International Emmy Awards.

ABS-CBN's Kahit Isang Saglit (A Time For Us) and GMA-7' Magdusa Ka are nominated for Best Telenovela, along with Brazil's India - A Love Story and France's Second Chance.

Kahit Isang Saglit, a Filipino-Malaysia co-production starred Jericho Rosales and Malaysian actress Carmen Soo, while Magdusa Ka featured Katrina Halili and Dennis Trillo.

Meanwhile, Angel Locsin was nominated as Best Actress for her performance in Lobo, her first primetime series in ABS-CBN after she moved from GMA-7. She will be competing against France's Emma de Caunes for Night Birds, Mexico's Cecilia Suarez for Capadocia, and British actress Julie Walters for A Short Stay In Switzerland. Walters is best known as Mrs. Molly Weasley in the Harry Potter movie franchise.

The winners for the 37th International Emmy Awards will be announced on November 23, 2009 at a Black-Tie Ceremony hosted by UK television star Graham Norton at the Hilton New York Hotel.

Nominations span over 17 countries with first ever Emmy nomination for Thailand, in the Children & Young People Category. The United Kingdom leads with 9 nominations, followed by Brazil (5), Germany, Mexico, and the Philippines (3). The competition took place with three rounds of judging over a period of 6 months, with participation from over 600 judges in 50 different countries.



The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is a membership-based organization composed of leading media and entertainment figures from over 50 countries and 500 companies from all sectors of television including internet, mobile and technology.

Here is the complete list of nominees for the 37th International Emmy Awards

ARTS PROGRAMMING

Mamonas Assassinas - All My Life

TV Globo, Brazil

The Mona Lisa Curse

Oxford Film & Television for Channel 4, United Kingdom

Ode to Joy: 10,000 Voice Resound!

Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc., Japan

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Seven Gates of Jerusalem

TVP SA / Platige Image, Poland

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR

Robert de Hoog (Skin)

Humanist Broadcasting Foundation / IJswater Films, The Netherlands

Chen Li (Ultimate Rescue)

China Movie Channel, PR China

Óscar Olivares (Capadocia)

HBO Latin America Originals, Mexico

Ben Whishaw (Criminal Justice)

BBC, United Kingdom

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS

Emma De Caunes (Night Birds)

CHEZ WAM, France

Angel Locsin (The Wolf/Lobo)

ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation, The Philippines

Cecilia Suárez (Capadocia)

HBO Latin America Originals, Mexico

Julie Walters (A Short Stay in Switzerland)

BBC, United Kingdom

CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE

Dustbin Baby

Kindle Entertainment, United Kingdom

Lharn Poo Koo E-Joo

Workpoint Entertainment Public Company Limited, Thailand

The Little Emperor's Christmas

TV Globo, Brazil

Mille

Danish Broadcasting Corporation, Denmark

COMEDY

Hoshi Shinichi's Short Shorts

Telecom Staff for NHK in association with NHK Enterprises, Japan

Peter Kay's Britain's Got the Pop Factor...

Phil McIntyre / Goodnight Vienna for Channel 4, United Kingdom

The Slum

TV Globo, Brazil

Turkish for Beginners

Bayerischer Rundfunk / Norddeutscher Rundfunk / Westdeutscher Rundfunk / ARD-Werbung / Hofmann & Voges Entertainment GmbH, Germany

DOCUMENTARY

The Ascent of Money

Chimerica Media for Channel 4, United Kingdom

Cityboy - The Life of Investment Banker Geraint Anderson

United Docs / ECO Media / WDR, Germany

Pancho Villa: Aqui y Alli

The History Channel Latin America / Anima Films, Argentina

Shooting the Messenger

Al Jazeera English, Qatar

DRAMA SERIES

Capadocia

HBO Latin America Originals, Mexico

The Land of the Wind

Korean Broadcasting System, South Korea

The Protectors

Danish Broadcasting Corporation in association with ZDF / NRK / SVT, Denmark

Sokhulu & Partners

Paw Paw Films, South Africa

Spooks

Kudos Film and TV Ltd, United Kingdom

NON-SCRIPTED ENTERTAINMENT

The Amazing Race Asia

Amazing Race Productions Inc. / ABC Studios / SPE Networks - Asia Pte Ltd (AXN Asia) / Sony Pictures Television / ActiveTV Asia Pte Ltd / ActiveTV Pty Ltd, Singapore

Historia Extrema

The History Channel Latin America / Endemol Argentina, Argentina

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I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!

ITV Studios, United Kingdom

The Phone

Park Lane TV Productions, The Netherlands

TELENOVELA

India - A Love Story

TV Globo, Brazil

Magdusa Ka

GMA Network, Inc., The Philippines

Second Chance

TF1 Production / Fontana, France

A Time for Us (Kahit Isang Saglit)

ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation / Double Vision SDN BHD, The Philippines

TV MOVIE/MINI-SERIES

Maysa - When the Heart Sings

TV Globo, Brazil

The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall

Talkback Thames for Channel 4, United Kingdom

Ultimate Rescue

China Movie Channel, PR China

The Wolves of Berlin

Ziegler Film GmbH & Co. KG / ZDR, Germany


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