The second instalment of the series by Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder will compete in the non-scripted category against entries from South Africa, Colombia and Israel.
The first season won a prestigious Rose D’Or Award in Switzerland. The series has already spawned international versions, but SBS is yet to announce a third season.
It is the only Australian nomination in the 2013 International Emmy nominees -a rarity indeed. Recent Australian titles in these awards have included The Slap, Dance Academy, Mortified and a winner in The Amazing Race Australia.
Amongst the other nominees are such titles as Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender, Moone Boy, Secret State and Les Revenants (The Returned), the latter two are both coming up on Pay TV.
Outstanding arts program: Hello?! Orchestra (South Korea), Soundtrack (Belgium), The Crazy Machine (Mexico), Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender (UK).
Best performance by an actor: Shinichi Tsutsumi in Yasu – A Single Father’s Story (Japan), Sean Bean in Accused (UK), Heino Ferch in Anatomy of Revenge (Germany), Marcos Palmeira in Mandrake Especial (Brazil).
Best performance by an actress: Li Sun in The Back Palace: Legend of Zhen Huan (China), Sheridan Smith in Mrs Biggs (UK), Lotta Tejle in 30 Degrees In February (Sweden), Fernanda Montenegro in Sweet Mother (Brazil).
Outstanding comedy program: Late Nite News With Loyiso Gola (South Africa), Moone Boy (UK), Workingirls (France), How To Enjoy The End of the World (Brazil).
Outstanding documentary program: The Golden Hour (New Zealand), My Mother, Lady Bondong (South Korea), 5 Broken Cameras (France), 5 De Mayo, Un Dia De Gloria (Mexico).
Outstanding drama series: Maalaala Mo Kaya (The Philippines), Les Revenants (France), Next In Line (Brazil), Accused (UK).
Outstanding non-scripted entertainment: Go Back To Where You Came From (Australia), MasterChef South Africa (South Africa), Dear Neighbors Help Our Daughter Find Love (Israel), Reto Al Chef 2 (Colombia).
Outstanding telenovela: Windeck (Angola), 30 Vies “30 Lives” (Canada), Brasil Avenue (Brazil), Side By Side (Brazil).
Outstanding TV movie or miniseries: Heaven’s Ark (Japan), Secret State (UK), Somos – Cadáver Se Necesita (Uruguay), A Day For A Miracle (Germany)
Winners will be announced on November 25th in New York.