Fans of expensive statues signifying excellence, rejoice, as fantastic anniversary drama An Adventure in Space and Time has been nominated for an International Emmy Award.

The 50th anniversary special, written by Mark Gatiss, told the tale of Doctor Who’s inception with no small amount of panache, heartache and indeed, a few laughs thrown in for good measure,  will be facing competition in the TV Movie/Mini-Series category from the likes of

  • Alexander and Other Heroes – Globo TV Brazil
  • Radio – TV Man Union for NHK in association with NHK Enterprises Inc. Japan
  • Unsere Mütter, Unsere Väter (Generation War – The Motion Comic) – teamWorx Television & Film GmbH / ZDF in co-operation with Beta Film and ZDF Enterprises Germany

In a statement before the nominations were announced, Bruce L. Paisner, the International Academy’s president and CEO, commented: In these troubled times in many places around the world, it is gratifying to see so many countries and organizations still striving and competing for excellence in television programming.”

It’s something of a banner year for Brits with the UK leading the nominations with six in total; including nods for Best actor and Actress for Stephen Dillane for The Tunnel and former Doctor Who guest star Olivia Colman for Broadchurch respectively.

Other Brit nominees include: the crime-thriller Utopia for Best Drama Series, No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka for Best Documentary and Educating Yorkshire for Best Non-Scripted Entertainment.

Nominations for the 2014 International Emmy Awards were announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a Press Conference at the Mipcom convention in Cannes.

An Adventure in Space and Time has previously lost out for a BAFTA award and a Critics Choice award, so let’s hope this time around we’ve something to celebrate when results are announced on November 24th, 2014 at the 42nd International Emmy Awards at the New York Hilton Hotel.

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Doctor Who fan like few others. Also a fan of Science Fiction, Cooking Shows and more.

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