Nominees Announced for International News Emmys

NEW YORK, August 14: Titles from Argentina, Dubai, the U.K.
and the Netherlands have been nominated in the 2006 Breaking News and
Continuing News Coverage categories for the International Emmy Awards.

The winners of the news categories will be presented at a
ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City on September 25, 2006,
alongside the American news and documentary Emmys.

In the Breaking News category,
the nominees are “Summit of the Americas” from Artear/Canal 13 in Argentina; “The
First Mehlis Report on Hariri’s Murder” from Al Arabiya TV in Dubai; and BBC
News 24 and Sky News each received nods for their coverage of the July 7, 2005,
London bombings.

In the Continuing News
category, Artear scored a second news Emmy nod, for “The Incorrigibles”, as did
Al Arabiya for “The First Session of Saddam’s Trial—Oct.15-16, 2005.” The
other nominees were “NOVA-Hunting for Taliban”, from NPS/VARA Television in the
Netherlands; and “ITV News—Pakistan Earthquake” produced by ITN.

“The 2006 nominees are a
testimony to the standard of excellence set by international news organizations
around the world,” said Bruce Paisner, the president and CEO of The
International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and president of
Hearst Entertainment. “As more journalists are risking their lives to get the
image and bring the news to the television screen, we take enormous pride in
saluting their work.”