Highlights from the 2023 International Emmy

The 2023 International Emmys concluded, unveiling a dazzling showcase of global television achievement.

Notable winners included the unforgettable 'Derry Girls,' the laughter-inducing 'Vir Das: Landing,' and the gripping 'The Empress.' 

Derry Girls and Vir Das: Landing Shine in Comedy A delightful twist saw 'Derry Girls' from the U.K. and 'Vir Das: Landing' from India sharing the Comedy category limelight. 

Beyond entertainment, these productions reminded us of humor's universal nature that knows no border

The Empress Reigns Supreme in Drama Germany's 'The Empress' emerged victorious in the Drama series category, 

celebrated for its compelling narrative and stellar performances, solidifying its global standing.

Best Performance Award The ceremony sparkled with individual brilliance as Karla Souza claimed Best Actress for her exceptional role in 'La Caída.' 

Martin Freeman, lead actor in 'The Responder,' secured the Best Actor accolade, emphasizing the significance of outstanding individual performances. 

Special Founders Emmy® Presentation A poignant moment unfolded as Jesse Armstrong, the creative genius behind "Succession," received the Founders Emmy®. 

Casey Bloys, Chairman and CEO of HBO and Max Content, underscored Armstrong's significant contributions to television. 

Insights from International Academy President & CEO Bruce L. Paisner acknowledged television's power to unite people globally, especially in turbulent time

His pride in spotlighting exceptional programs and performances echoed through the ceremony.

Honoring Ektaa R. Kapoor with the Directorate Award Adding prestige, the Directorate Award was presented to Ektaa R. Kapoor, Co-Founder of Balaji Telefilms, by Dr. Deepak Chopra.

Kapoor's substantial impact on the television industry marked a momentous occasion. 

List of 2023 International Emmy Winner The diverse roster of winners highlighted excellence in global television programming.

From Arts Programming to Kids' categories, each award showcased storytelling from different corners of the world. 

Arts Programming Buffy Sainte-Marie's 'Carry It On' from Canada shone in the Arts Programming category, a testament to the richness of global artistic expression.

Comedy and Drama Highlight The humor-filled 'Derry Girls – Season 3' and 'Vir Das: Landing' resonated globally, while 'The Empress' left an indelible mark in the Drama series category.

Documentary and Non-Scripted Entertainment 'Mariupol: 

The People's Story' claimed the best Documentary award, and 'A Ponte – The Bridge Brasil' triumphed in Non-Scripted Entertainment, showcasing the power of real-life storytelling.

Short-Form Series and Sports Documentary The French production 'Des Gens Bien Ordinaires' triumphed in Short-Form Series, 

and 'Harley & Katya' secured the Sports Documentary accolade, proving the diversity of compelling content.

Telenovela and TV Movie/Mini-Serie The Turkish Telenovela 'Yargi' and TV Movie/Mini-Series 'La Caída' were recognized for their excellence, reflecting the global appeal of storytelling.

In celebration of this global recognition of excellence in television, the 2023 International Emmys have once again showcased the incredible storytelling and performances that captivate audiences worldwide.