MasterChef is up against three international shows in the Non-Scripted Entertainment category.
Nominations for the 2018 International Emmy®Awards have been announced by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and MasterChef Australia is up for the Non-Scripted Entertainment award.
MasterChef is among 44 nominees across 11 categories and 20 countries. The show is up against Hoe Zal Ik Het Zeggen? (Did you get the Message?), a Belgian hidden camera comedy produced by Shelter; Thai Broadcasting Company’s shiny-floor singing competition The Mask Singer; and Top Chef México, produced by Sony Pictures Television de Mexico/Cinemateli.
Also being recognised is Endemol Shine Group’s CEO, Sophie Turner Laing, who is to receive a special award for her work at the helm of our network of more than 120 creative production companies across 23 markets.
Other nominations in this year’s International Emmy’s include Endemol Shine Israel’s Nevsu in the Comedy category and Endemol Shine Boomdog’s El Vato Season 2 under Non-English US Primetime Programme. Writer and producer Greg Berlanti (Dawson’s Creek, Blindspot) joins Sophie in being up for a special award presented by the Academy.
Bruce L Paisner, President and CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, says, “Looking at the diversity and geographic spread of this year's nominations across all continents and platforms it is clear that excellence in television is a global phenomenon which transcends culture and language.”
Winners of the 2018 International Emmys will be announced on 19 November 2018 at the Hilton New York Hotel.