British TV shows swept the board at the 35th annual International Emmy Awards in New York on Monday night (19Nov07). The nation won seven of their eight nominations; Jim Broadbent won best actor in The Street, which also won best drama series. Little Britain Abroad won best comedy and Simon Schama's Power of Art: Bernini won the award for best arts programming. Stephen Fry's The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive won best documentary, and How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria? took the award for best non-scripted entertainment. British comedian Victoria Wood was nominated for her role in drama Housewife, 49 - but the award went to Muriel Robin from France. Former U.S. vice-president Al Gore received an honorary award for his work in broadcasting. The awards ceremony, held at the Hilton New York hotel, honours TV programmes produced outside the U.S.
He'll also be on board as a producer for the book to screen adaptation.
Gendry has been living under Cersei Lannister's nose for quite some time now.
The director would love to take the films in a different direction.