Nero Receives First Nomination from the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Alexandre Nero is getting global recognition…

The 46-year-old Brazilian actor/singer has earned his first nomination from the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Alexandre Nero

Nero is nominated in the Best Actor category for his performance in Globo TV’s A Regra do Jogo (Rules of the Game).

Nero compatriot Grazi Massafera received a nomination in the Best Actress category. She’s nominated for her performance in Globo TV’s Verdades Secretas (Hidden Truths).

In all, Brazil leads the pack with seven nominations, including two nods in the Telenovela category for Nero and Massafera’s critically acclaimed melodramas.

The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences said that 40 nominees from 15 categories would be competing in the 10 categories, which honor programs outside of the U.S.

The ceremony will be presented by Alan Cumming on November 21 at the Hilton New York Hotel.

Here’s the full list of nominees:

Arts Programming
Gabo, Justin Webster Productions / Discovery Networks Latin America / Caracol Televisión, Colombia

Best Performance by an Actor
Dustin Hoffman in Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot, Endor Productions, United Kingdom
Alexandre Nero in A Regra do Jogo, Globo TV, Brazil
Florian Stetter in Nackt Unter Wölfen, UFA Fiction, Germany
James Wen in Echoes of Time, Ochre Pictures, Singapore

Best Performance by an Actress
Judi Dench in Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot, Endor Productions, United Kingdom
Jodi Sta. Maria in Pangako Sa’yo, ABS-CBN Corporation, Philippines
Grazi Massafera in Verdades Secretas, Globo TV, Brazil
Christiane Paul in Unterm Radar, Enigma film, Germany

Zorra (The Mess), Globo TV, Brazil

Madres de Plaza de Mayo – La Historia (Mothers of Plaza de Mayo – The Story), El Perro en la Luna / Tv Pública / Canal Encuentro / Asociación Madres de plaza de Mayo, Argentina

Drama Series
La Casa Del Mar, OnDIRECTV / Cisne Films / StoryLab, Argentina

Non-English U.S. Primetime Program
Asombrosamente, Fox Networks Group Latin America / National Geographic Channels Latin America / NatGeo Mundo / Nativa Productions, United States of America
La Banda, FremantleMedia Latin America / Syco / Univision / Saban, United States of America
Francisco, El Jesuita, Anima Films / The History Channel Latin America / Telemundo / Claro-Video / DirecTV, United States of America
Un Viaje con Fidel (A Trip with Fidel), CNN en Español

Non-Scripted Entertainment
Adotada, Formata Producoes e Conteúdo, Brazil

A Regra do Jogo (Rules of the Game), Globo TV, Brazil
Verdades Secretas (Hidden Truths), Globo TV, Brazil

TV Movie/Mini-Series
Os Experientes (The Wise Ones), Globo / O2 Filmes, Brazil