Sensitive Skin up for Int’l Emmy award

General Purpose Entertainment's Undercover High also picked up a nomination Friday for the International Emmy Kids Awards. (Sensitive Skin pictured.)

copied from media in canada - sensitiveskinRhombus Media and Baby Cow Productions’ Sensitive Skin has been nominated for an International Emmy award in the Comedy category, while General Purpose Entertainment’s Undercover High has been nominated for an International Emmy Kids Award.

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ announced Sensitive Skin‘s nomination on Monday at a press conference held at MIPCOM. The series is up against Both Worlds’ Pippet Nation ZA (South Africa), Fox International’s Familia en Venta (Columbia), Elephant Story, France 2 and AB Distribution’s Fais Pas Ci, Fais Pas Ca (France) and Globo TV’s Doce de Mae (Brazil).

Undercover High received a nomination in the Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment category, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced Friday. The series airs on YTV in Canada, and is a hidden camera series where actors and faculty work together to play a school-wide prank on students. Undercover High is up against three other productions in the category: Fuji Television Network’s Battle for Money: Return of the Dinosaurs (Japan), NRK’s Best i Mest (Norway) and Twenty Twenty Productions/CBBC’s The Big Performance 3 (U.K.).

The winners of the International Emmy Awards will be revealed at a gala in New York City on Nov. 23, while the winners of the International Emmy Awards will be announced at a ceremony to be held on April 5, 2016 at MIPTV.

Updated at 10:55 Oct. 5, 2015