to be here. Thank you very much. We saw you this morning at the
news council meeting. How did that go? I think it went extremely
well. There is also a question of how difficult it is generally
to cover the event. How much information is available. How do
those correspondents feel today when they know that some international
journalists are being held by the taliban, probably being tortured
right now? A huge concern, actually. A lot of frustration. Var
difficult situation. How is that balanced? We -- all of us know
some of them. A very difficult situation. There but for the grace
of God go I was supposed to be over there. You were? We didn't
know events were going to break as quickly as they did. I did
cover Afghanistan in the Soviets invasion. How rugged is the country?
It's probably the most brutal terrain I've ever seen of any one
country. Really quite extraordinary. And I think American tactics
over there, no one, including the Pentagon had any idea that the
Taliban would fall as quickly as it has. It is not over yet. They've
done an absolutely admirable job, I think. What's the outrage
you have and perhaps your news agency as to what those people
have done? Not only what they've done to their own people, but
what they've done to the civilization? The Taliban? Yeah. What
they've done is go against anything the civilized world stands
for. Everything from how they treat their own people to the harboring
of terrorists. How would you like to be a Taliban whipper? Where
do you live? I'm supposed to go back to the U.K. in march although
they're questioning whether or not they're going to freeze our
transfers until the news settles down a bit. What do you personally
feel is going to happen once this does settle down? With regard
to? With regard to how not only the economy but the reactions
of people as they relax now that the terrorists are under control.
So we can get back to whatever normal is. There will be a greater
degree of normalcy. On the other hand, the security will be in
place for some time. There's a feeling that the economy will be
settle down faster. Unemployment is actually down recently, oes
the last quarter, which is a bit surprising, but it is good news
in fact. We must be hiring a lot of sky marshals. I'm going to
run for dinner. I don't want to miss that. Thank you very much
indeed. Bye. We're back here now live in New York city with the
iEmmys. Here's my friends from the netherlands and Holland. Tell
me who is here? We have the host of our show. And next to her
is our managing director. Yes, then we have Kim and Kim is one
of the editors and doing a great job for our show. Hi, everybody.
Then we have Andre, Andre is one of the directors. Oy! Oy! And
this is our Dutch cameraman. Hello. And our soundman is frank,
also from the Netherlands. He is our colleague and lots of colleagues
of ours are watching. In the middle of night in Holland and they
are back in the office. And they came especially for this webcast
back to the office. Who's in the office right now? Everybody's
working hard in the office. Ali and who else? All right. What's
your show? Well, our show is called "Willem Wever."
It's a show in which children can ask questions. "Willem
Wever" will go on a tour to find answers to the questions
of children. You go and shoot Notre Dame at all? Remember Maduradam?
We have live chats so people can actually call in here and ask
you all questions. Maybe your office staff will tell us how many
there are there? That would be great. We'd love to hear from them.
[ speaking Dutch ] What was on your last show? The show that has
been nominated, it's why French cheese smells. You can ask Kim.
Because she wrote it. How does a cell phone work, why does French
cheese smell,. Those three questions we answer. When did you answer
them? Well, it was last year and French tv we asked them. The
question I heard that the children in Holland, most of the children
do have cell phones. Here in America, it is not. It's very safe
that children have cell phones. Yes. You know where they are.
We give answers to the questions of children, but can we ask you
something? Sure. Can you tell us why the Emmy is called Emmy?
Why is the Emmy called Emmy? Yes. Because it was named every Emma
gold Horowitz. Oh, that's the other Emmy. Oh, the other Emmy.
No, it isn't. Watch our program, then you know. Did a child ask
that question? Yeah, and we filmed it today. Oh, you did? We filmed
with Emmy experts. And she told me. What did she say? Okay. You
want to hear it? It takes five minutes. They make the statue.
And in the beginning, they called it Ike because your former president's
nickname was Ikep pen they thought that Emmy was a better name.
Emmy was the name of the first real television studio camera,
but Emmy wasn't a good name for a female statue, so they thought
Emmy is a better name. Where was the original Emmy? Where was
it cast? Is it still around? I don't know. So we have a follow-up
show? Yeah. We'll be back. That's the question. You're too old.
I'm young at heart. What kind of format do you shoot on with your
cameras? It depends. We are very lucky we started later with television.
We have lines more than you are. It's in the line, too, isn't
it? It is, yeah. What kind of computers and what kind of digital
-- Just like anywhere else in the world. Am I allowed to say any
brand names? We have Microsoft stuff like everywhere else. Everybody
has good connection, we have a lot of cable in Holland. So our
people have real fast connections. So I think if people are watching
in the Netherlands they'll have a good view of this. You're having
fun here in snoork? It's great. Marvelous. We've been to ground
zero this week. It is very emotional to be there. We saw them
on telly. And it's completely different when you see the people
working and the New Yorkers. Well, it was good to be here. When
do you go home? Tomorrow. Wow. What time? Well, that depends.
Depends on if you win or not? If we win the Emmy or not. : in
the evening flight. What's the name of the show that's being nominated?
"Willem Wever." You're out of questions. Can we ask
you more? One more. Are you a host for a program? Yes. I do a
lot of interviews for TV worldwide. We travel across the country
for some of our activities. What are you do hearing now? A lot
of laughter by the boys. The boys in the back room are giving
it to me. What did they say? I might say it on Holland television,
but I can't say it here. Ask me another question. What's my favorite
sport? What do you like for eating? Oh, Italian food. What kind
of -- anything with garlic. With garlic? Do you have Italian ancestors?
That's right. Fortenza. You've been back? Yeah. You didn't want
to stay there? I did. It was fine. What kind of computers do you
have? Hewlett-Packard. It's been nice talking to you. How many
times you've got for this interview? How much time? I've got another
three minutes, folks. We have to go in now. Their food is getting
cold. A pleasure meeting you. Great talking to you. Good luck
and hopefully we'll come back after you get your award. Sorry
about that "You're too old." How old do you think I
am? Oh, thank you. You're good. Thank you. â™ª That's
just a taste of some of the people that are here waiting for their
awards and the room is chock-full right now. There must be people
here in this press room. Another two minutes before the actual
gala starts outside. And oh my goodness, there's another three
or four camera crews coming in. Right next to us is the green
room where the stars are preparing for their activities. How about
that Roger Moore? How many e-mails have we gotten or suggestions
on my bow tie change? Okay. It's time now to switch to the gala
floor for the Emmys. We'll be back when we talk to the first award
winner in probably another ten minutes. Thanks very much. >
Under the direction of nelli vuksich, we are honored to present
the United Nations singers. [ Applause ] â™ª We believe
in peace on earth â™ª â™ª we believe â™ª
â™ª for this whole big world is a world of love â™ª
if we all have faith and trust â™ª â™ª
We believe all men live without fear in the bright blue sky â™ª
â™ª And some day our children and their children's
children â™ª â™ª Will thank us for â™ª
â™ª And we'll pray to be one â™ª â™ª
in a world of â™ª â™ª Peace [ Applause ]
â™ª This is my home â™ª â™ª the
country where my heart is is â™ª â™ª Here
are my hopes, my holy shrine â™ª with hope and dreams
â™ª My country's skies are bluer than the ocean â™ª
â™ª I find my peace under leaf and pine â™ª
â™ª As blue as mine â™ª [ Applause ] >
Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the host of "Hollywood
Scares" "America's "Funniest Home qp videos,"
tom berjeren. How about another hand for the U.N. choir? It's
great to be back here for a second year. I just want to alert
you to something. If I appear a little distracted, it's because,
quite honestly, I'm still in some pain. This is embarrassing,
but here it is. Last week, I'm watching cnn. And I see the Taliban
running for the hills out of Mazar-e-Sharif and Kabul. Afghan
mens are shaving their beards off. This wonderful act of liberation.
I'm feeling caught up in it. I want to show my solidarity, but
I don't have a beard. So I got my legs waxed. And including a
bikini wax. I don't have to tell you ladies, that's painful. We're
gathered together here at a time when I have to tell you, I got
ready for tonight and it was a little easier than I would have
expected. So many people who are hosting events lately, the key
question for them is when can I be funny? But I figure you were
all asking that about me last year, so we've got a head start
from most people doing shows like this. There are some changes
tonight. Some of them are philosophical. Some of them are procedural.
I just want to run through them with you right now. On the philosophical
front, we're not regarding this so much tonight as a competition.
We're thinking of it more like an international coalition. Now,
some of you will be called upon to participate in the coalition
more than others in that some of you will come up and accept Emmys
and others will sit there and pretend you're happy for the people
that came up to accept Emmys. For the presenters, pretty similar
to last year. Backstage, you get an envelope and in that will
be the name of the winner. The only difference is, with the envelope
this year you get a four-day supply of Cipro. Just to be careful.
For all of you nominee, you're probably looking at the Emmy statuettes.
These are replicas, they're not to scale. You look at these pointed
things in the back and you're probably wondering how you get that
past airport security. We thought of that. This year, all of our
Emmy statuettes are made from sculpted milk chocolate. So it's
more than just an award. It's also a snack. You can carry it on
comfortably or before you get on the plane, just apply it directly
to your thighs, however you want to make that work for you. Right
now, though, we're going to get into a little bit of the behind
the scenes of the Emmys. This is a night where top industry professionals
from runs judge the international Emmy awards and the international
accounting firm of Ernst & young tabulated those votes. We
are, as always delighted to have them on board. Representing Ernst
& Young is marty Shannon with the official results. Come out
and wave to us Marty. The lovely and talented Marty Shannon. Thanks,
Marty. For an example of how well they count at Ernst & Young,
we'll get right to the first award. The category is drama. Now,
here's a hint to those of you who wanted to get nominated in this
category next year, a good drama inevitably has a hero. You know,
someone who rushes into a dangerous situation to save others while
those others are rushing away. If you want to know what a hero
looks like, it is my pleasure to introduce two of them to present
this award. Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome from the New
York Fire Department, lieutenant tom Woods. Michael Carding representing
New York's bravest and finest. Thank you, Tom. Before I say anything
else, I'd like to welcome all of you to our beautiful city. I
want to thank everyone not only in this city, in this country,
but throughout the world for your outpouring of help, concern,
support and most of all your prayers. It's appreciated beyond
what any words could possibly say. Thank you and God bless you.
[ Applause ] We in the police department would like to sprez our
gratitude. And what what you've done is noticed. I would like
to thank you broadcasters, keeping the world truthfully informed
as to what was happening and how we as a nation were doing. Thank
you for all of your efforts. We salute you. [ Applause ] Now,
we'd like to begin by offering congratulations to all the nominees,
and it is our privilege to present the first award tonight for
drama. You would think we've had just about enough drama for one
year -- but it's in times like these that we see the value of
the great connection between what you do and the rest of us who
watch television. That's right. Great television drama helps us
understand the big moments in our lives, things that drive us,
that shape us, that change us for better or worse. Great television
drama also gives us a chance to look at life in new ways and learn
other experiences and see things we never thought we'd see or
ever expect we'd see. One great example comes out of the September
th tragedy, something I'd never expect. Right from the beginning
of the rescue effort downtown, there were too many volunteers
to use effectively at the site. We had to turn them away. But
instead of just going home, the people who came to help did something
that took us all by surprise. They would line the streets, leading
to the "World "Trade Center site and applaud the police
who were coming in and out of the site. Hard to put in words what
that felt like. Day after day, there they were, saying thanks.
In a way that caught us offguard. But that adds something special
and powerful to the emotions that were flooding us from every
direction. Is it hard to say thank you and thank everyone who
contributed and helped us all. And in the same way you broadcasters
from all around the world added something special and powerful
to us. Your support, your coverage, the footage we saw of the
vigils and crowds in the country connected us forever. Hard to
find a way to say thank you for that either. We give one of you
an international award for drama t nominees are -- From the United
Kingdom, "Dirty Tricks" a little bird production for
Carlton Television. Edward befriends a wealthy couple. Before
long they are both dead and Edward is rich. He might be a born
liar, but is he also capable of murder? It must have been the
emotion of the moment, but I nearly forgot the crucial importance
of her single ticket to Bambry. From Germany, "Jahrestage."
Prodded by her -year-old daughter, Gesine resurrects the coast
of her past which moves between preworld war Germany in the turbulent
s. From the United Kingdom, "Cold Feet," series . Granada
Television. -somethings that come to terms with infidelity, infertility
and wedding toasts. How Williams finally gets married. A first
time for everything, isn't there? Not for Rachel, second time
for her. But you didn't know that, did you? Not that it lasted
long, though. Well, it did, actually, it lasted age, not until
the divorce, that's when he found out that they were married.
That's when they were just moving in together. He moved in as
well. Husband number one moved in and there were three of them.
Oh -- like a French film. Still, you have to laugh, though don't
you? From France, "Fatou La Malienne," France Television
and Cineteve. She dreams of being a stylist and choosing her own
husband. Yet Malian tradition will FORCE her into a loveless match
with a man who repeatedly rapes her. Her battle to be free scandalizes
her community. The national Emmy for drama goes to -- and the
winner is "Dirty Tricks." Accepting is Joe Willette.
Congratulations. Well, nothing could beat the drama of these guys.
So it's very nice that it's gone to a come etdy at a moment like
this. But I would like to thank our writer, Nigel Williams who
did a wonderful screenplay and our director. Our next presenter
is an interesting conglomerate. Imagine if you will, Walter Cronkite,
Rupert Murdoch and Oprah Winfrey as one person. That conjures
up the image of -- I don't know -- African-American woman with
a mustache and an Australian accent. So maybe that's not the image
to go with. Look for the inner qualities and you'll find someone
just like yanLan. Forbes selected sun TV as one of the best small
companies in the world. She's on Asia week's list of the movers
and shakers of st century China. She's on the advisory board of
the school of international and public affairs of Columbia university.
She's a goodwill ambassador in helping Beijing win the Olympic
games. Maybe it's me, but I think there's a market there in China
and you heard it here first. YanLan wears so many different hats,
we thought it appropriate for her to announce two awards tonight.
[ Applause ] Thank you. Thank you, Tom. Thank you, everyone. Good
evening. It is such a pleasure to be able to join you here tonight
in New York. My husband and I used to live here for three years.
And it's our first return after September th. We only find people
here nicer and stronger. All this has made this trip truly memorable
and unforgettable. Now back to my job here tonight, the international
Emmy for documentary is given to a completely factual presentation
supported by evidence and informed commentary on the subject other
than art and artists. Combining the power of the truth and the
reach of television, a television documentary assumes a power
that all of us in the communication business respects and admire.
It is not unusual at all that a documentary will take years to
finish. It requires great judgment, persistence, teamwork and
some luck. In the hands of great television artists, these documentaries
open our eyes to things we should see, our minds to things we
should think about and our hearts to things that should matter
to us. This year's nominees do all and more. The nominees for
International Emmy for documentary are -- Documentary. From the
United Kingdom, "Challenger: Go For Launch," a co-production
of Blast Films and JWM productions for BBC. The "Challenger"
space shuttle exploded seconds into its mission, leaving no survivors.
The disaster was in the immortal words of the NASA spokesman,
a major malfunction. On the night before blastoff a clear warning
to stop the launch was overridden. My wife, she asked me, what's
wrong? I said, oh, nothing, honey. It was a great day. We just
had a meeting. They're going to launch tomorrow and kill the astronauts,
but outside of that, it was a great day. All they had to do was
wait. It was a risk that did not have to be taken. I thought it
was over. I thought we weren't going. I didn't think there was
a chance that we were going. From Japan "For My Baby,"
the decision of an HIV infected hemophiliac and his wife. Mainichi
Broadcasting System. Having a baby was not an easy decision for
sat o rue Ienishi and his wife. The couple have chosen to have
their baby. Until the day of her birth, they both worried that
their baby would in the future face discrimination for having
a parent with HIV. Now, however, they have a deep conviction that
their child will grow up strong in spirit, for she could not have
been longed for more. From France, "Golda's List," France
, Time TV and Sunset presse. Israeli athletes were slaughtered.
Over the next years, Palestinians were murdered. Did prime minister
Golda Meir order these assassination? And did the Munich massacre
become the motive of a secret war against the Palestinian leaders?
Gold ka Meir's decision was open war on PLO and the Palestinians
everywhere, not only in Lebanon only, not only in the camps, wherever
Palestinians are, in Europe, in Paris, in London, roma, Oslo.
I can give you a long list of Palestinians who were killed in
all these countries under the nose and eyes of European authorities.
From the Netherlands, "North Korea" for six years the
network failed to get a journalist visa to visit north Korea.
Finally using a cover, they managed to visit the country under
a watchful eye of selected ones. North Korean who have permission
to speak to foreigners. What the crew saw, or rather, what they
didn't see, is the subject of this documentary. Music from loudspeakers
all over town wakes everybody up at : in the morning. The streets
are immaculate. The final cleaner is ready to go home. A policewoman
is directing traffic that doesn't exist. There are no elderly
people in the streets. Most of them have been relocated to places
outside the city borders those that stay behind are encouraged
to stay indoors as are the handicapped. They don't fit in the
desired picture. I cannot wait to see them all. But there's only
one winner. And I'm here privileged to announce that International
Emmy for documentary goes to "North Korea" accepting
on behalf of the program are director. Please, congratulations.
I believe it's a hard documentary to make. [ Applause ] Thank
you very much. To be honest, we didn't prepare a speech because,
as everybody says always, we didn't expect this, which is true.
The other documentaries are ver well done, I think. So in that
respect, there could have been four winners. Of course, very happy
to be standing here right now. It may be a very important moment
in our careers and more important than that, and a difficult period
in time in the world, as we all face, it's also good in spite
of the difficulties here in America and other parts of the world,
to realize that there's also very many countries, southern America
Africa, but also north Korea, which are facing problems every
day. Thank you very much. Thank you very much. [ Applause ] Congratulations
again. Now, the next category is arts documentary. It's also a
factual presentation but for this award, the subject matter is
the arts themselves and the artists who create them. The reason
it requires its own separate category is because of a unique capability
of television to allow us into the minds of great artists and
to view the creative process in a way that is impossible with
any other media. It is using an art form to reveal the inner life
of an art form. This is an area I know quite well because we broadcast
many of great art documentaries on Sun TV. And to show you how
exciting that can be, the nominees for this year's arts documentary
international Emmy are -- Arts documentary. From Japan, "Bunraku,"
NHK, Japan Broadcasting Corporation. Considered national living
treasures, this master puppeteer of the traditional art of Bunraku
still hone their own performance skills while passing on their
expertise to younger artists. Puppets can weigh as much as kilograms.
It takes ten puppeteers to operate a single puppet. An ten years
of operating the feet and another ten years operating the left
hand, a puppeteer is finally ready to operate the body and head.
> From the United Kingdom, "The Miles Davis Story."
A DIBB Production for channel . To mark the anniversary of his
death, this documentary explores the man and his music. Often
difficult, always brilliant and innovative, the legendary trumpeteer
was involved in every development of jazz since the s. His sound's
unique and individual. You knew when you heard that song, you
knew that was Miles. A lot of people thought he was an egotist.
But the real miles came through. Confused the hell out of people,
you know. He was a good cat, you know. So the combination of the
two created a mystique. > From Canada, "Ravel's Brain."
Rhombus Media and Ideale Audience. A poem which reveals the inner
world of a great artist who was rendered incapable of communicating
with the outside world. I still have so much music in my head.
I have done nothing and still have so much more to say. â™ª
From Mexico, "Buscando America: La Vida de Ruben Blades,"
America Films, as an adolescent in Panama, he experienced an awakening.
After earning a law degree, he went on to emerge as one of the
most revered social activists, actors and musicians of our day.
We're here now live with the winners from the drama category,
"Dirty Tricks." Congratulations. Thank you very much.
We thought of rooting for you because when we previewed the nominations,
it was a very funny story. Where is the house? Where is the house?
Yeah. It's in Oxford. We were just driving by the house. We thought,
with we'll try that one. The people who lent it to us never realized
what was going on there. That's funny. And is the foot scene in
the book? Yes. You've seen the foot scene, have you? Did you laugh?
Oh, yeah. Because it's filthy. No, no. No, it didn't go -- stuck
out in the rain waiting for the husband. He's soaking wet. Yes,
yes. It gets cold in that part of the country. Very, very British,
yeah. We all relate to that. What's next for you guys? We're doing
a very different piece. A film that co-produceing about the queen
mother. The story of her marriage to the king of england. That
exciting or dull? No, it's not dull. The same writer. And he makes
everything interesting. When is that coming out? Next February
or March. Somewhere on the anniversary of the queen. Where do
we get to see it? WGBH. What's the titles of that. "Berty
and Elizabeth." Who came up with the name? We came up with
that name. How exciting was it to be up there with the firemen
and policemen? Absolutely amazing. That's real drama, isn't it?
Incredible. I got their autograph for my son. He'll love that.
We were really thrilled it won. When it went out in england, it
was a show we loved. Very eccentric show. It didn't get a lot
of recognition. We were very disappointed by it. I said-to-come
here and get an international award, is fantastic for us. It means
maybe somebody in America will buy it. It would be great. How
do you go by that next step in merchandising it? What's the next
step now that it has been recognized. I guess I'll be calling
on people tomorrow saying, you know an international Emmy award
winner is free. I hope that will just give it that extra bit.
Very British show. Very funny, to get it on to some kind of --
"Dirty Tricks." How do I get to see it now? There is
a video of it. Not available in the states. I don't think so.
We'll have to send you one. I think you'd have to be very very
nice to us. Do you have a website or how do people contact you?
Www.CarltonTV.co.uk. Excellent. Very good. Anybody who wants to
see a preview of "Dirty Tricks" or see this event can
dial into TVworldwide.com and see this event tonight and help
market this. That's amazing. This is sure a pretty thing. You
certainly deserve it. Thank you. Thank you very much. Thank you.
We're going back now to the awards in the main ballroom live.
Thank you. Previous recipients have included sir David aten bore
oug Jim henson, bill Cosby, jack Hewlett and jack vens is a. Today
we have a man experience in the television business has made him
worthy of this honor. As most of you may know, Pierre Lescure
is currently co-chief operating operator of Vivendi Universal
and chairman of the executive board of the CANAL+ group. Before
that, he managed CANAL+ from the start in . First, as chief operating
officer, then as chairman and CEO when the founder resigned in
'. Now, how do you please a man who's got everything? Get him
something no money or merger and acquisition can buy, the respect
and recognition of his peers. In other words, hand him the international
Emmy founders award. Granted Pierre might not have gotten an Emmy
if he had insisted on his singing career. Or pursued his elusive
weatherman fantasy. Instead, Pierre Lescure has caught the voters'
eye because together with the folks at CANAL+, he has built a
group which is now the European leader in pay TV, boasting more
than million subscriptions in countries. One of Pierre's main
assets has always been his privileged connection to artists. He
loves and understands them. They feel comfortable around him too.
And very early on, Pierre also learned to like and understand
businessmen. And in turn, they got to feel comfortable around
him, too. So for all this unmistakably Frenchy about him, Pierre
is a rare breed, but long last a Frenchman the rest of the world
can like. A literary expert that faithfully supports his soccer
team. A rock 'n' roll Renaissance man who has made cultural curiosity
his life calling. Intellectual fulfillment his drive, and entertainment
his business. Very, very serious business. [ Applause ] Pierre,
congratulations. Thank you. Pierre Lescure, a genuinely good guy.
Thank you. Thank you, everyone. And thank you Mr. Ambassador.
As some said, you've been a great character and a key player in
New York, but also for a lot of us in this audience during the
last few years, you've been the most friendly, efficient and the
most selective American ambassador in my country and with your
wife Elizabeth you've been become a very real American in Paris.
I'm very proud indeed to receive this award for myself, obviously
but also and mostly this award makes me proud and happy for the
people at CANAL+ and especially the ones who are attending the
show tonight. Because I'm not, how we put, kind of guy, I'm also
pleased to have my beloved aunt and uncle with me tonight. Indeed,
I think, I really think it is fair to acknowledge the condition
of pay TV to the art of making television whether it is in the
states or CANAL+ in Europe. For a short while, pay TV channel
may simply have been considered to be simple sports and movie
airing films and football hours a day. Instead, it very quickly
became clear that pay TV channels were beginning a new relationship
with a new type of viewers and subscribers. In other words, people
expect and demand something different and, in many ways, better,
in exchange for their money. That in turn, as created for the
pay TV channels, both the obligation and the freedom to provide
something different. Different and possibly better than what the
same viewers would otherwise be getting for free. To take an example
that will speak to everyone, "The Sopranos" could happen
only on pay TV. Pay TV has provided both the economic and creative
freedom to present such a daring, ambitious and innovative TV
series. At CANAL+, for instance, very early on, we have been credited
for coming up with the new approach to broadcasting which we have
very successfully exported in every country where we are now represented.
Everywhere our teams have become known FORCing even the free channels
to catch up. In our case, obviously, because of the our approach
to sports for a long time has been easier to export than our dramas.
Now, as you know, it so happens that CANAL+ is a TV and film station
of even the universal with the wonderful team. Together under
the leadership of messier together with who I am here tonight
with their presence. And hopefully from CANAL+ in particular,
we haven't seen anything yet. Good night and thanks to everyone.
[ Applause ] We're back here with the winner of the arts documentary
award. That goes to the "Miles Davis Story." Mike, congratulations.
Thank you very much. That sure is a pretty statue for you. Yes,
it is, yes, indeed. Being photographed there, I thought I'm at
Wimbledon. Which is the other dream I really wish I could have
won Wimbledon. The first time I've ever been in front of a bank
of photographers. We previewed your program earlier today, and
it looked like you were in productions for a long time before
this got released. Well, in production for a long time, I've been
trying to make it for years. But I finally went into production
about two years ago, I suppose, with a tremendous act of faith
from Channel . And it's a very expensive film to make, very complicated
and rights to clear. It needed the Miles Davis estate and Sony
and Channel and a lot of money and a lot of people to say yes.
Part of the money -- I know it was about $, a minute for music
rights? Not music rights but the archive costs. The cost of music
clearance was on top of that. You were talking about some of your
experiences, the storyboard went another five seconds, you were
saying, oh, my God, that's another -- it was $, for a minute or
part of a minute. If you go over the minute, you're suddenly incurring
another $,. You sew you think, I better cut it. A beautiful program.
You're coming out with a DVD? I think Sony is releasing that.
What will it be called? It will be called "The essential
miles, the Miles Davis Story." So now they're going to have
an additional thing. What are you going to do next mike? I'm not
quite sure. What I'd really like to do is an astonishing tango
musician from Argentina who died ten years ago. I saw him in New
York. Since he tie died, I think he's become almost the most recorded
artist by many classical musicians and jazz musicians. An extraordinary
man who isn't well enough known. I'll let you go now. Where do
you live? I live in London, but I come from north of England.
Grew up on the east coast of Yorkshire. Have you seen the rowers
in the Thams? Yes, I do. I'm half way up the course. Excellent.
Is that right? Thanks for joining us. Students from high schools
compete to Ring the Golden Bell. Even though everyone did their
best. Today the sacred heart high school answered all questions
correctly and finally became the th golden bell ringer. From Germany,
"Kuss mich, Frosch". When -year-old Anna lightheartedly
kisses a frog, he naturally turns into a handsome prince. Unfortunately,
he's , years behind the times and a bit of a chauvinist cad. Due
to technical difficulties there is no audio at this point in time.
Well, it's not quite a big a stretch as you might think. When
many of you were children, in fact, before many of you were born,
I was working in television for the BBC when this was only one
station. That was back in '. I made a number of appearances for
the BBC. Then I came to New York in ' and appeared on a number
of shows such as Sarah Churchill's and Robert Montgomery presents.
In fact, my film career was the result of my television performances.
As I was discovered by Hollywood whilst I was working here in
New York in television. I starred in very many television series
including "Ivanhoe" set in the middle ages. And "Maverick"
set in the th century. And "The Saint". And of course,
"Ivanhoe" and "Maverick" were not contemporary
dramas when I made them. I have a great connection with television
production. And I have also a great professional connection to
children. In fact, after hanging up my Walter PPK and stopped
introducing myself as Bond, James Bond -- [ Applause ] -- I was
fortunate enough to be introduced to UNICEF by the late wonderful,
beautiful Audrey Hepburn. [ Applause ] And since then I have spent
years very happily working as a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF.
Now all of this makes me a perfect presenter to present the Y.E.S.
for children award. This is a first of its kind award for a global
campaign to secure and support each child's inalienable right
to a life of health, peace and dignity. Television is vital to
the success of the campaign, which includes more than million
people, from over countries. Y.E.S. for children broadcasting
announcements are airing on CNN International, BBC World Service
Nickelodeon and a wide range of television and radio stations
around the world. My last television series was the persuaders.
And now I'm hoping all of you will join me in persuading our entire
industry to make this program a huge success. Many of you have
already started. Tonight's award honors the most original and
creative programming designed by a national broadcasters to promote
the say Y.E.S. for children campaign and includes entries from
more than television stations and networks. We congratulate all
the entrants. You have advanced the cause of children. Four finalists
were chosen and they are. Children of my age and send them. The
main wish is against war and that we all live in peace. From Ace
communications, Kenya. â™ª â™ª Say yes
to children â™ª â™ª And make the world a
better place â™ª Making a better world tore children.
From electromedia, Phil la peens -- back here in the press room
behind the gala stage. The winner of the founders award. Congratulations.
Thank you. You're a very busy guy, head of Vivendi and a lot of
other enterprises. How do you consider the international Emmys
as an important step to promote international television? Oh,
I think it's a key step. I used to come every year to the International
Emmys. I think it's the best place. Because in a country where
television, your country, United States, to have this opportunity
every year to meet with the meeting of people in television coming
from all around the world and using every kind of TV, sports,
drama, documentaries, and that's very unique opportunity. I know
you're a pioneer and very flexible in your business enterprises.
You started a home service? France? How is that going? It's going
very well. Because we have perhaps the finest technology in terms
of digitallization but also interactivity. So now we make a deal
with the French authorities and we are broadcasting live, and
it is flexible from home and Tibet, and the investment has been
proved. Now it is -- we made -- last month, we made I think something
like million fraungss. That's a lot. How do you guarantee the
security and keep the criminal element out of that? As you know,
perhaps, in France we have a card with little chips in it. So
you have to dial -- we would control. You have to put your credit
card in the slot and you decoder and after that we would control.
Have you to dial your personal code number for numbers, for figures.
So you can change that number -- of course. Absolutely. What's
next? What are you going to do next? Next, we are really now,s
as you did in the U.S., with Tivo, replay, we are focusing on
the new end of a new set of box with a hard disk in it so it will
be possible to play as you are doing now. It will be both on the
Internet, both on the sv and to play with the interactivity on
each box. That's fun. Yes, I hope so. Thank you for joining us
here. Where do you live? I'm living one part of my time in Paris
and with one part in L.A. Really, a hopper. Trying to. Bye. I
think we're going back to the gala floor. Roger Moore. Thank you.
Thank you. I'd also like to introduce the president of fifa, Seth.
And these are some of our latest recruits for the global movement
for children. They'll tell us about the new partnership that will
provide powerful help in bringing children's rights to the top
of the world's agenda. [ Applause ] I am very proud to be here
with the representatives of the millions of children who play
football around the world. We have million football players and
% of them are under years old. And football is not only the wonderful
entertainment as a game, football is more. Football is education
and football is hope. That's why together with the UNICEF, we
want to join the effort to give the children of the world this
hope, and through the school of life, football with its educational
work -- okay. I'm here now with the director -- actually the president
of the U.N. choir. Thank you for joining us here. It's really
a pleasure to be here. Your group sang at the opening ceremony?
Yes. It was for us the first time that we were invited for it.
And I think we were very hobed. What is the diversity of that
set of people in the choir? Right now I think there were about
nationalities. We sing songs in about different languages. Usually
we sing more folk songs type, but this time we really were focusing
on the peace, theme of peace. How do you organize such a group
like that? How do you keep it going? Ats gone on for over years.
How do you do that? We all started with the United Nations, all
related to the United Nations. And we practice in our own free
time, our own time. And whenever we have a chance, we go out.
So I would say it brings us a lot of joy. What's your next event?
What do you do next? Well, we may have an invitation for some
Caribbean island. I cannot say until -- normally every year we
have our Christmas concerts which carries all over the world.
Although I must say that this year it had be a very difficult
year because of the event and the security measures, it really
does have a very strong effect on us and our activities. Where
do you come from? I'm have sar from surinam. How long have you
been here? Or do you go back and forth? No, no. I work for the
United Nations. I've been here almost for years. Okay. Got it.
How do you like this event? It is great, great. I think international
public as it is, it's really fitting for where we are. And I hope
that it is also representative of the songs that we sung. Yes.
It was beautiful. Thanks for joining us. We'll be cutting back
to the gala floor right now. And hear more from Roger Moore. Thank
you, Tom. If anybody can pop a weasel, I bet you can. New York
city is such a wonderful place with so many wonderful things to
see. Don't you agree? Just a few blocks from here is one of the
most world famous places concert halls, Carnegie Hall. A special
place for performers as it is nearly perfect acoustics and provides
an almost one-to-one intimacy between the performer and the lucky
people who sit in the audience. I saw lucky audience members because
Carnegie hall is like a magnet that has attracted the greatest
performers from all over the world. But the nominee in this category
actually go Carnegie Hall one better. Not only do they attract
the best performers in the world, but through the magic of television
and vision and execution of great production teams, serves as
a kind of reverse magnet emanating back into the world's greatest
performers of the greatest performances. That is all that it takes
to get a nomination for the international Emmy for performing
arts. And the nominees are. Performing arts. From Canada, "Done
Giovanni Unmasked." Mozart's operatic piece gets turned upside
down when it gets interrepresented by his servant, Leporello.
He reveals the shocking identity of his master's identity. Okay.
We're here now with Hillary duff who gave the awards for the children
and the young people category. Thank you for joining us here on
TV worldwide. Thank you. The last time I think we saw you was
on the Disney channel with Lizzie McGwire? That's correct. How
did you get into that. The show? The show. I just auditioned for
it. Is it a process of auditioning and getting called back and
so forth. I was so excited. I bet. I love it. Is that a hard show
to do? Not really. Sometimes at the end of the day, it gets tiring,
but I'm there with -- I work with like my best friend, so we all
get along. It's really, you know, it's pretty easy. I love it.
You sound like you're from Texas? I am from Texas, but I don't
have an accent. I know you don't. You told me you were from Houston.
Yeah. What did you think of the category today, the children's
and the actual nomination and the segments? I thought they were
cool. Because it's kind of weird to see how -- actually, interesting
to see how they film stuff. And the different looks of it. Right.
Pretty cool. All non-U.S. Right. And who won? Let's see. I do
remember this. It was -- I haven't talked to them yet. They're
still this n the process of coming in. Oh, my gosh. I don't remember.
What do you do for fun? I like to hang out with my friends. I
love to go shopping. I love shopping. Have you gone shopping in
New York? I have. Where have you gone? It's this really cool store
called scoops. Then I love the big Bloomingdale's. Yes. That's
fun. Yes. What do you do next? Next -- the next event besides
your show? Well, I should have a movie coming out in march or
April some time on the Disney channel. Oh, wow. I just spent two
months in Canada filming that. Whereabouts in Canada did you shoot
that? In Toronto. Where do you shoot the movie show? In Hollywood.
Close to home? Yeah, pretty close. How long a day is it when you
shoot that? / hours, then / hours worth of school to do each day.
What grade are you in? I'm in eighth grade. And I'm years old.
When do you graduate? When do I graduate? That's so far away,
I don't know. Ask my teacher. Are you going to go to college after
that? I plan on it. Do you know where? I have no idea. Too far
away yet. Right. I think I might want to go back to Texas for
college. I have a friend who works for Disney in Orlando, Janet.
I've never been to Orlando. Visit Janet. Thanks for joining us
here. Nice talking to you. Good luck in your show. Thanks. We're
going to go back to the gala show floor. Director awards. Our
executive producers, Austin shore and director gale -- Thank you
very much. This is a huge honor. Thank you to universal for backing
this video. Thank you to PBs is for playing it on American television
and believing in it. Thank you to Kevin Wallace who produced the
stage show that I directed four years ago. He produced it in three
continents and looked after it. Thank you to Austin Shore who
is standing next to me representing the really useful group. And
to the wonderful cast, crew, the original creative team from the
stage show. We try at every step to honor the words and music
of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. This version of their work
has enjoyed great celebration and strong condemnation. And therefore,
tonight is a real treat and honor for us because we wanted to
bring their work to a new generation in the st century. And now
there is a record of it created in film and especially thank you
to my collaborator, Nick Morris. Thank you. Good evening, ladies
and gentlemen. I'm Jon Secada. [ Applause ] It is a pleasure to
be with you tonight to present the international Emmys direct
et award. This award is one that's not presented every year. It
is given to organizations or individuals in management, administration,
engineering, news, programming and/or international relations
for outstanding contributions over a period of time to the arts
and sciences and international television. Previous recipients
include chairman of Disney, abc television. Chairman of CANAL+
France. President of wgbh in Boston. It is my privilege to present
the award to Gustavo Cisneros. [ Applause ] A man who has had
a profound impact on the Spanish and Portuguese speaking audience
of million people worldwide. Let's take a look. The Cisneros group
of companies. Univision, leading broadcast television networks
in the United States, Venezuela, Chile and Koko lom bee ya. Colombia.
HTv, locomotion, space, isap, reaching more than million homes,
the Cisneros pay television networks span music to movies, from
animation to documentaries. The first regional and educational
television network reaching students in classrooms and at home.
And benevision international, an entertainment production company
whose films and television programs are seen around the world.
DirecTV Latin America. The leading direct to home satellite home
service, reaching counties in Latin America. Offering more than
channels and FIFA soccer. All complemented by aol Latin America,
aufrg more than . million subscribers, the most easy to use, seamless
Internet experience in the region. Since taking over this Cisneros
group of companies founded by his father Diego Cisneros, Gustavo
Cisneros has capitalized on the power of television, to inform,
entertain and educate. In years at the helm of Cisneros companies,
Gustavo Cisneros has built bridges between the Americas and the
global economy creating some of the best television. Gustavo is
also an innovator. Direct home satellite television to the Internet,
fueling the region's economies, reaffirming freedom of expression,
offering more democratic educational opportunities to all citizens.
On a personal note, to millions who have enjoyed his work, we
know that you are the man. And thank you. Gustavo Cisneros. [
Applause ] Thank you so much. Thank you so all of you. Thank you
especially to my wife who is here, my children, Guillermo, Carolina
and Adriana who are my soulmates in my work and my life. Thank
you so much. Good night. [ Applause ] Now, it is time for our
final award already. I try to think of the perfect bro dukz for
our final presenter but everything I came up with came out like
a plug for the show that they had done together and happily continue
to do together. One wonders how two women so young could know
so much about the 's and 's. Talk about kissing up. Please welcome
the ab fab women. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you very much. Can
I just say it's just lovely to be here in New York. It is fantastic
to be in New York. [ Applause ] Wow. I'm just so proud and honored
to be here to accept this fantastic award. It mean so much to
me. Stop it. Stop it. I'm sorry. You know, we're presenting it.
I know. Sorry about my friend. We're here to present the popular
arts award and it's presented to any program devoted primarily
to life entertainment. How do you know that? I'm reading it off
the autocue, how do you think I know it? For example -- it's very
big. I can see it. [ laughter ] Comedy. Look around the room.
Musical variety. Game shows. Popular music Vaudeville and so forth,
dot, dot, dot. [ laughter ] Read, read. No, I don't read. My agent
said I don't read. Read. And the nominees for the popular arts
International Emmy are -- Popular arts. From Hong Kong, "Miss
Hong Kong Pageant Final." Television broadcasts limited.
The theme for the new Hong Kong pageant is tomorrow's world and
features a space-age set, elaborate production numbers and of
course, beautiful finalists. â™ª From the United Kingdom,
"Spaced II" a paramound uk production for xp channel
. This sitcom revolves around the confused assortment of ragtag
friends who ponder the big issues of the st century. Who are they?
What do they mean to each other and who should switch on the kettle?
This is how it starts, excuses. Oh, I've got to work late. I've
got a presentation. Is it oh, no, sorry, I can't come out tonight.
It's a millionaire. It is textbook. Ow. What did you do that for?
Well, you said that every time you suffered emotional paranoia
as a result of your breakup with Sara, slap you in the face. Yes,
I did is a say that, thank you very much. From Germany, "Was
Guckst Du?!," Columbia tristar film and Fernseh Produktions.
Kaya Yanar caricatures the immigrant experience in Germany. Kaya
can do this because he is Turkish Arab and German all in one person.
From the United Kingdom, "So Graham Norton lrb Show "
a S.O. television production for channel . Outrageous guests and
audience revelations and bizarre phone calls keep host Graham
Norton busy in his fourth series of the show. Even Sir Elton has
a hard time keeping up. Not very likely. And also, another thing.
I have to say, Elton, see, that hand, doesn't look like it was
designed for playing the piano. [ laughter ] [ Applause ] What
do you think it's designed for then? Holding a microphone. And
the award goes to -- and he'll be very excited. "So Graham
Norton." Ladies and gentlemen, miss Hong Kong was robbed.
And I can't believe we won. Our show is so rubbish. But you've
got to got something in between serious documents. Thank you very
much. This is fantastic. I can't believe we won. I want to thank
all my guests that came on the show. I'd like to thank all the
people who work on the show who sadly can't be here tonight because
we didn't invite them. And let's face it. They have nothing to
wear. And who else? Oh, oh, yes, this is very important. The executive
producer. Enjoy the rest of your night. Thank you very much for
the Emmy. Thank you very much. Cheers. Thank you, New York. Which
category was this? Performing arts. Okay. I'm here now with the
winner of the performing arts category. This is Gail Edwards for
"Jesus Christ Superstar." Congratulations. Thank you.
A huge honor. I know you directed the stage show of "Jesus
Christ Superstar." How long was that. I've been living with
this piece a long time. Three years. Then we committed to film
and hopefully to posterity as an example of Tim and Andrew's work.
What's the chal oechk taking a stage show and turning it into
a video production? It's tough. The imagery was large on stage.
Hi a fantastic colleague in Nick Morris. He was very experienced
in film. We came together, a true collaboration. And yeah, you
have to do a lot of thinking about the storytelling, but the production
itself was already very filmic. How long did it take to move it
from stage media to video? About nine months' work. Is that right?
Yeah. Is this going to come out ondVD. It is on that and vhs on
sale. It is a superstar for the st century. How did you like your
award compared to the other nominees? I couldn't believe it. I
was convinced it was not a possibility. When they say "Superstar,"
I screamed and stood up and I'm still shaking. What are you going
to do next Gail? Hopefully more films. I've been working in Washington.
So I have a lt of stage work and a few films in development. You've
been working in Washington? Yes, did hamlet in Washington for
the Shakespeare theater. Out of Virginia. Yeah. You saw "Hamlet"?
Yeah. That's mine. It is on in Washington. Do the same route,
do a film? I don't think so. I would love to. Thanks for joining
us. This is a tremendous award. I have to sit down and have a
drink. Thank you very much. I guess we'll go back to the main
gala floor. The show is finished. They are finished. All right.
I am now looking for some -- Thank you for joining us. We're now
ending the show. Thank you very much for watching.