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KBS hosts semi-final Emmy Awards judging

Thursday 01 Sep 2011
KBS hosted the semi-final round judging of the International Emmy Awards for the categories of Telenovela and Arts Programming on 30 August in Seoul.

Twenty-one TV professionals from 14 organisations, such as NHK-Japan, CCTV-China, TRT-Turkey and RTHK-Hong Kong, representing seven countries, took part in selecting the best programmes.

The International Emmy Awards are one of the most important awards established by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, a membership-based organisation comprising over 500 leading media institutions and individuals from over 50 countries.

KBS previously hosted the semi-final judging of the International Emmy Awards in 2002 and 2005.

KBS in the running within 10 categories, with programmes such as Don’t Cry for Me Sudan and The Slave Hunter.

The Emmy awards will be presented at a gala ceremony in New York in November.