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9th International Emmy Awards

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9th International Emmy Awards
  • November 26, 1981 (1981-11-26)

The 9th International Emmy Awards took place on November 26, 1981, in New York City, United States.


The Australian TV show, A Town Like Alice, won the International Emmy Award for drama and ABC News President Roone Arledge was honored with a special International Emmy prize. The International Council of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded Arledge the council's Founders Award for his work on ABC's Wide World of Sports.

Sir Huw Wheldon, BBC's former chief executive officer, received the council's directorate award.

The award for best documentary was to Charters Pour L'Enfer, by Societe Nationale Television (France 2).[1]


Drama Series


  • Charters Pour L'Enfer

Performing Arts

  • Sweeney Todd: Scenes from the Making of a Musical

Popular Arts


  1. ^ "International Emmys Awarded". Times Daily. Retrieved 2014-12-29.
  2. ^ "International Emmy winners announced". The Bulletin. Retrieved 2014-12-30.
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